Oregon lawmakers push ‘transformational’ bipartisan plan to speed housing construction by streamlining local rules

Econ & Housing

Housing advocates and builders in Oregon have long complained that rigid land use mandates and lengthy approval processes stall construction of housing that residents desperately need and drive up its cost.Fifty years ago, state lawmakers adopted a land use system that included the aspirational goal to “provide for the housing needs of citizens of the…

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