A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

Crowd hears about law on middle housing

Written May 15th, 2024 by Hasso Hering

Close to a hundred people crowded into the Riverside Community Center Wednesday night to learn and talk about Oregon’s new “middle housing” laws.

Townhouse talk: A loss of local control

Written April 29th, 2024 by Hasso Hering

The Albany Planning Division is preparing paperwork on a proposed subdivision of 80 townhouses off Gibson Hill Road in North Albany. Some people are upset about the project, but state law allows it and there’s not much they can do to prevent it.

Why these two houses are so narrow

Written February 12th, 2024 by Hasso Hering

On a bike ride last week, the narrow shape of two houses under construction on Marion Street in southeast Albany caught my eye.

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 CARA climate change COVID-19 Cox Creek Cox Creek path 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 legislature Pacific Boulevard 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