Wednesday, June 14, 2017 4:12 PM Anonymous

Hearing on housing density bill raises hackles

A controversial proposal to create more lower-priced housing was explored during an unusual hearing at the 2017 Oregon Legislature last Thursday. It pitted former allies against each other and included a charge by Oregon House Speaker Tina Kotek of Portland that wealthy homeowners in historic districts are trying to protect properties acquired under racist housing policies by fighting multifamily projects.

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