Date: Tuesday, Oct 13

Time: 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM PDT

Venue: Zoom link will be provided through registration system prior to event

Moderator:

Kim Travis, Housing Integrator, Oregon Housing and Community Services

Presenter:

Andrée Tremoulet, PhD, Principal, Commonworks Consulting
Ethan Stuckmayer, Senior Planner of Housing Programs, Dept. of Land Conservation and Development
Shannon Vilhauer, Executive Director, Habitat for Humanity of Oregon
Lynne McConnell, Affordable Housing Manager, City of Bend

Description:
Join a discussion with local government and affordable housing leaders to consider strategies to ensure House bills 2001 and 2003 fulfill their goal to provide Oregonians with more housing choices, especially middle housing people can afford appropriate to different stages of their lives. How do we foster productive partnerships between community and local governments resulting in concrete wins for residents? HB 2001 lets people build certain traditional housing types, like duplexes, formerly outlawed in single family residential zones. HB 2003 requires Oregon’s medium and large cities over 10,000 people to study the future housing needs of their residents. The Department of Land Conservation and Development is completing the rulemaking phase for how they will direct municipalities to develop their unique housing production strategies. Portland’s City Council just approved deeper affordability options allowing up to six-plex developments in formerly single-family zones.