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Expanding Opportunities for Affordable Housing - Package B adopted by City Council

Two additional sites approved for rezoning to provide affordable housing.

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March 2021 – Bureau of Planning and Sustainability (BPS) Updates

A monthly snapshot of land use planning work going on in your neighborhoods. Please visit the specific project website and contact project staff with any questions.

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February 2021 – Bureau of Planning and Sustainability (BPS) Updates

A monthly snapshot of land use planning work going on in your neighborhoods. Please visit the respective project website and contact project staff with any questions.

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Expanding Opportunities for Affordable Housing Package B proposes more properties for development

City Council to consider proposals, hear public testimony at March 3 virtual public hearing; testimony can also be submitted online via the Map App.

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New video helps Portlanders implement the Expanding Opportunities for Affordable Housing goals

How-to guide features project partners and technical experts, who describe the steps involved in building affordable housing on land owned by faith- or community-based organizations.

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Expanding Opportunities for Affordable Housing adopted unanimously by City Council

Innovative zoning code and map changes will help faith- and community-based organizations build affordable housing on their land.

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June 2020 – Bureau of Planning and Sustainability (BPS) Updates

A monthly snapshot of land use planning work going on in your neighborhoods. Please visit the project website and contact project staff with any questions.

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May 2020 – Bureau of Planning and Sustainability (BPS) Updates

A monthly snapshot of land use planning work going on in your neighborhoods. Please visit the project website and contact project staff with any questions.

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Smart Growth webinar about upcoming land use and transportation projects available for review

Mayor Wheeler and Commissioner Eudaly’s offices, BPS and PBOT share important information about upcoming City Council public hearings for Expanding Opportunities for Affordable Housing, Central City 2035, Residential Infill Project and Expiration Date Extension Project.

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City Council online public hearing on Expanding Opportunities for Affordable Housing project on May 14, 2020

Portlanders invited to testify during a virtual hearing, online via the Map App, or by mail.

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Adapting to COVID-19: News from the Bureau of Planning and Sustainability

Updates from BPS projects and programs and how bureau staff are helping the City respond to the coronavirus crisis.

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April 2020 – Bureau of Planning and Sustainability (BPS) Updates

A monthly snapshot of land use planning work going on in your neighborhoods. Please visit the project website and contact project staff with any questions.

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Expanding Opportunities for Affordable Housing project heads to City Council for adoption 

New zoning code and map changes will remove barriers to developing affordable housing on land owned by faith- and community-based organizations.

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March 2020 – Bureau of Planning and Sustainability (BPS) Updates

A monthly snapshot of land use planning work going on in your neighborhoods. Please visit each project website and contact project staff with any questions.

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Expanding Opportunities for Affordable Housing proposes to streamline Zoning Code processes

Read and submit comments on the Proposed Draft from Jan. 2 through Feb. 11, 2020.

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Ideas for expanding opportunities for affordable housing move forward

Draft code amendments to conditional use zones available for review and comment.

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