HASSO HERING

A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

Extra-house issue still roils Albany council

Written December 5th, 2018 by Hasso Hering

The conditions for allowing detached accessory dwelling units — essentially little houses in backyards — continue to divide Mayor Sharon Konopa from four members of the city council. They’ll try for a compromise in January, but what shape that will take no one knows.


Why the big worry about ADUs?

Written November 8th, 2018 by Hasso Hering

Once again the Albany City Council wrestled Wednesday with allowing accessory dwelling units (ADUs), which is hard to understand since the city already allows them in most areas and hardly anybody is putting them in.


 
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