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Construction work on State Street in Portland will resume in April

March 29, 2018

Work on State Street in Portland is expected to resume in April, beginning what will likely be a frustrating few months for commuters and area residents. In addition to periodic lane closures on the heavily traveled north-to-south arterial, drivers will also have to navigate a detour associated with the expansion of Maine Medical Center, which […]

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Portland’s ‘Granny Flats’ Get an Affordable Boost

March 18, 2018

PORTLAND, OREGON—A wind through the back alleys of the Alberta Arts District reveals an eye-catching assortment of little buildings behind homes: a low-slung converted garage, a wooden A-frame on a hitch, a “tiny house” with second-story sundeck. With about 70 percent of its metro area zoned for single-family housing, and some of the fastest-rising rents […]

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Portland children caught in the middle of housing crisis | The Telegraph

March 7, 2018

Snow covered an unprepared Portland the day 18 families learned they would soon be forced out of their homes. At the Normandy Apartments, the final day of 2016 came not with revelry but a rent hike so high it was essentially an eviction. City leaders were stunned to learn Rigler Elementary stood to watch 5 […]

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New renderings revealed for Portland’s 970-foot twin towers

February 24, 2018

Portland, Oregon–based William Kaven Architecture (WKA) has revealed the full vision behind the firm’s eye-catching proposal to add a pair of interlinked high rise towers to downtown Portland’s 32-acre mixed-use Broadway Corridor site. The updated plan comes in response to an RFQ put forth by economic redevelopment agency Prosper Portland meant to generate ideas for […]

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NIMBY vs. YIMBY: Housing battle brews in booming Seattle

February 22, 2018

SEATTLE – Seattle’s booming tech industry has brought a massive influx of new residents with big wallets to the city. But an ensuing housing crunch has led to skyrocketing rents and home prices that have strained middle- and working-class families and deepened the city’s crisis of homelessness. To keep construction humming and help people of […]

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City leaders pushing to move new homeless camp out of Portland natural area

February 2, 2018

Eviction notices are up now at a new homeless camp that sprang up over the weekend on Northeast 171st Avenue and Airport Way. The new tent city is not near any neighborhoods but rather in a natural area with fragile wetlands and streams. There are only about five residents so far, but they have already […]

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Pendleton developers announce new housing for 2018

January 22, 2018

Al Plute points to a floor plan for a residential remodel of the third floor of the Bowman Building from one of the studio apartments Thursday in Pendleton. Plute’s plans would add 18 more residential apartments to the downtown area. The third floor of the Bowman Building may transition from office space to residential apartments. […]

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The benefits of having a sea-view apartment

The benefits of having a sea-view apartment

April 7, 2014

When searching for apartments, the top choice among many young couples would be an apartment with a view, and nothing better than the sea-view. A friend once rented A BEAUTIFUL APARTMENT IN PORTLAND and there could be nothing more breathtaking than the view from her floor to…

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Pros and cons of sharing the apartment

Pros and cons of sharing the apartment

April 7, 2014

Sharing an apartment with a college mate works out best for students who are living and eating on a budget and sharing costs is their most effective method to save. Students often use this technique when studying abroad, with no residential availability, and more often than not, they share studio apartments. Shared apartment living means […]

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How to find the perfect apartment

How to find the perfect apartment

April 7, 2014

The search for a perfect apartment could drain all the energy out of anyone. Especially so, in a city like the U.S., finding an apartment which ticks all the elements in your list could be challenging. A friend was lucky to find a beautiful apartment in Portland which suited all her needs. It fit her […]

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