HASSO HERING

A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

Denser housing: Owner renews rezoning bid

Written September 14th, 2021 by Hasso Hering

Six years ago the Albany City Council refused to rezone a single-family residential lot on Waverly Drive to allow construction of up to 35 apartments. Now the owner is giving it another try.


Mission impossible: ‘Affordable housing’

Written August 11th, 2021 by Hasso Hering

The city government in Albany is going to try to do something about “affordable housing.” Good luck.


Fuel for Albany: Two gas stations planned

Written July 8th, 2021 by Hasso Hering

Does the coming of electric cars make more gas stations unnecessary? Developers don’t seem to think so. Two new gas stations are being planned in Albany, one in the northeast and the other in the south of town.


New rules for city planning: Climate, equity

Written March 29th, 2021 by Hasso Hering

As if Oregon’s land use regulations were not complicated enough, the state is working on additional rules in order to slow climate change and be fair to “priority populations” such as racial and other minorities.


Panera Bread gives public timely news

Written June 10th, 2018 by Hasso Hering

Unlike some other companies, Panera Bread wants people to know early that it’s planning a new outlet. That’s the case in Albany, at any rate, as the photo shows.


A new dialysis clinic in Albany

Written March 14th, 2018 by Hasso Hering

The Albany Community Development Department is reviewing plans for a new medical building which, according to the drawings, will house a dialysis center, part of a large nationwide chain.


 
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