Portland metro home prices up 6.7% in March

Portland-area home prices jumped 6.7 percent in March compared with a year earlier, according to the S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller home price index. Nationally, prices rose 6.5 percent. Among the 20 cities included in the index, the largest increases were in Seattle (13 percent), Las Vegas (12.4 percent) and San Francisco (11.3 percent). Nine of the […]

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Portland housing report documents woes, gains

PORTLAND, Ore. (PORTLAND TRIBUNE) — Average Black, Latino, Native American and single mother households cannot afford to live anywhere in Portland, according to the annual State of Housing report the City Council is scheduled to accept on Thursday. The report, submitted by the Portland Housing Bureau, also found the Black population in Portland declined between […]

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The Twisting Saga Of Portland’s Fremont Place Apartments

A controversial proposed apartment building in Portland has a new shot at being built. The Fremont Place Apartments would be a 17-story building, standing 185 feet high along the Willamette River in The Pearl. The Portland Design Commission approved the building late last year, but then in a surprise move, the Portland City Council rejected […]

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Portland developers could collect tax breaks through expanded affordable housing program – Portland Business Journal

Tim O’Brien’s Urban Asset Advisors had hoped to tap into an affordable housing tax abatement program for its Multnomah Village Apartments project, a 70-unit development that recently wrapped up construction. The program, run by the Portland Housing Bureau and known as the Multiple-Unit Limited Tax Exemption program, offers developers a 10-year property tax exemption if […]

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An Abode in the Clackamas Apartments

Have you been thinking of getting a cozy home, a home that you and your family can embrace with no difficulty or qualms? You should consider Clackamas Apartments if yes. The Clackamas county area has a lot to offer and has been touted as an ideal place for the families to settle down, despite slightly […]

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Portland affordable housing measure may have cut building

MGN graphic PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Portland’s apartment-building binge appears to be ending. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports that applications for new housing developments have slowed in the past year. Contributing to that reversal is construction costs and land prices. But Portland officials are worried the city’s zoning policy, which requires developers to set aside rent-restricted units […]

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