HASSO HERING

A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

How did session lessen ‘housing crisis’?

Written March 17th, 2024 by Hasso Hering

Bike rides in Albany occasionally take me into a new subdivision on the west end of town, where they’ve been building and selling three- and four-bedroom houses since 2019. It’s the 32-lot Takena Estates subdivision. And as I stopped there Saturday to look around, I was thinking about the Oregon “housing crisis” that we hear […]


A smarter way to create more housing

Written February 9th, 2024 by Hasso Hering

In Oregon’s quest for more affordable housing, building on vacant or underused land inside cities makes far more sense that expanding urban growth boundaries to gobble up farmland.


Governor hasn’t decided on self-service gas

Written July 25th, 2023 by Hasso Hering

The bill to end Oregon’s 70-year-old ban on motorists pumping their own gas was hanging in the balance Tuesday, with Gov. Tina Kotek apparently weighing whether to sign or veto the change.


 
HH Today: A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley
Albany Albany City Council Albany council Albany downtown Albany Fire Department Albany housing Albany parks Albany Planning Commission Albany police Albany Post Office Albany Public Works Albany riverfront Albany schools Albany Station Albany streets Albany traffic Albany urban renewal apartments ARA Benton County bicycling bike lanes Bowman Park Bryant Park Calapooia River CARA climate change COVID-19 Cox Creek Crocker Lane cumberland church cycling Dave Clark Path DEQ downtown Albany Edgewater Village Ellsworth Street bridge Highway 20 homeless housing Interstate 5 land use Linn County Millersburg Monteith Riverpark North Albany ODOT Oregon coast Oregon legislature Pacific Power Portland & Western Queen Avenue Republic Services Riverside Drive Santiam Canal Scott Lepman Talking Water Gardens The Banks Tom Cordier Union Pacific urban renewal Water Avenue Waterfront Project Waverly Lake Willamette River


Copyright 2024. All Rights Reserved. Hasso Hering.
Website Serviced by Santiam Communications
Hasso Hering