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A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

Hearings set on new apartment complex

Written January 16th, 2023 by Hasso Hering

Owners of the former Mega Foods supermarket property are asking the City of Albany to approve dividing the 4.8-acre tract and to rezone the southern section to allow construction of 42 apartments.


Affordable housing: A couple of projects

Written December 26th, 2022 by Hasso Hering

Everybody these days is talking about the need for affordable housing in Albany. In that connection, a couple of things are going on.


‘The Banks’ honors indigenous people

Written October 24th, 2022 by Hasso Hering

Like every place in the mid-valley, the site of The Banks, a 120-unit apartment complex nearing completion on the Willamette River in Albany, is built on land once occupied by indigenous people.


Riverfront beat: Taking a look at The Banks

Written October 3rd, 2022 by Hasso Hering

They’ve installed bike racks at The Banks, the 120-unit apartment complex under construction on the Willamette River near Bowman Park in Albany. So things are looking up.


Tough choice: Who gets part of $1 million?

Written September 8th, 2022 by Hasso Hering

Maybe it wasn’t a favor for the legislature to give Albany $1 million to do something about affordable housing or homelessness. Now the city council has to decide who gets some of the money, and it’s not an easy choice.


107 apartments OK’d at Queen and Geary

Written July 27th, 2022 by Hasso Hering

The southeast corner of Geary Street and Queen Avenue in Albany will look different and busier when a developer goes through with plans for three apartment buildings there.


On Marion Street, plans for more housing

Written April 29th, 2022 by Hasso Hering

Owners of about 6 acres of vacant land on the west side of Southeast Marion Street in Albany are asking for a zone change as they prepare to build attached housing there.


 
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