HASSO HERING

A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

Middle housing appeal: It’s moving fast

Written June 6th, 2024 by Hasso Hering

The North Albany property owners who appealed the city’s approval of an 80-lot townhouse development off Gibson Hill Road won’t have long to wait to be heard.


Appeal filed in ‘middle housing’ land division

Written May 28th, 2024 by Hasso Hering

Riverwood Crossing, the 22-lot subdivision in North Albany that grew into plans for an 80-lot “middle housing” development, has been held up at least temporarily.


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.


Land division for 80 townhomes approved

Written May 10th, 2024 by Hasso Hering

The City of Albany’s Community Development Department today approved a tentative land division for 80 townhomes in North Albany. The 7.4-acre site was originally planned for 22 single-family houses.


N. Albany project switches to 80 townhouses

Written April 8th, 2024 by Hasso Hering

A North Albany subdivision originally approved for 22 single-family homes has been built to accommodate 80 townhouses instead.


Look around and watch housing grow

Written March 28th, 2024 by Hasso Hering

Criss-crossing Albany on a bike, I often stop and look at construction sites, especially those where new housing has just been finished or is still being built.


Albany housing: In the pipeline or being built

Written November 5th, 2021 by Hasso Hering

Housing is being added in Albany at a steady pace and in many variations of type and size, and the planning for more continues.


 
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