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Oregon Becomes First State to Ditch Single-Family Zoning (7/1/19)

And while the HB 2001 legislation in Oregon will allow for the construction of more housing within cities, it does nothing to peel back the state’s strict urban growth boundaries, which prevent residential development on the urban periphery. A January report from the Cascade Policy Institute, a free market think tank, found that these urban growth boundaries were a major contributor to the state’s housing affordability problems. That the Oregon Legislature is removing some restrictions on the development

Source: Oregon Becomes First State to Ditch Single-Family Zoning – Reason.com

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