House Passes Rep. Blumenauer’s Initiative to Promote Water Reuse and Recycling

Washington, DC - April 24, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) — Yesterday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 1145, the National Water Research and Development Initiative Act.

Housing Authority of Portland Completes Its Second HOPE VI Redevelopment

PORTLAND, Ore. - September 14, 2008 - (RealEstateRama) — The Housing Authority of Portland (HAP) marked the completion of its Humboldt Gardens redevelopment with residents and its project partners at a celebration earlier this month. Following New Columbia, Humboldt Gardens is HAP’s second redevelopment anchored by a federal HOPE VI grant.

Property Taxes: Interest Example

The 6 percent interest is simple, meaning that the interest computes yearly against the deferred tax amounts. Deferral accounts do not accrue compound interest,...


LAKE OSWEGO, Ore. - February 7, 2008 - Buena Vista Custom Homes announced today that it will conduct a second action of the company's...

Greenest Condo in the U.S. Opens in Portland

First LEED Platinum Residential Tower Sets New Standard for Smart Living PORTLAND, Ore., Nov. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Residents began this week moving into The Casey...

Tetherow Integrates Elegant Lodging, David Kidd Golf and Luxury Homesites Minutes from Downtown Bend

David McLay Kidd-Designed Tetherow Golf Course to Open June 2008 BEND, Ore., Nov. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- A 700-acre resort encompassing a luxury hotel/spa/restaurant, recreation center,...

State approves housing funds generating over $256.6 million in economic activity across Oregon

Salem, November 6, 2007 – Fourteen low-income housing projects throughout Oregon will receive funding through the Oregon Housing and Community Services autumn 2007 funding cycle, OHCS Director Victor Merced announced Tuesday

Oregon awarded $1.2 million to assist people with HIV/AIDS

Salem, Oct. 31, 2007 -- The Oregon Department of Human Services has learned it will receive a $1.2 million federal grant to support persons living with HIV/AIDS who have a co-occurring mental illness.

Public Invited To Comment On System Development Charge Methodology

The Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District is accepting public comments on a proposed update to its methodology for determining system development charges. A copy...


Oregon Man Pleads Guilty to Threatening Vietnamese Neighbors and Interfering with...

John Blayne Vangastel, 37, of Klamath Falls, Oregon, pleaded guilty today in the District of Oregon to one count of using threats of force to injure, intimidate and interfere with his neighbors in the enjoyment of their housing rights because they are a family of Vietnamese descent.



New Coalition Formed to Advance Zero Energy Buildings in Oregon

A group of Oregon-based organizations is announcing the formation of a coalition to advance the rapid adoption of zero energy building standards in the state of Oregon. A zero energy home or commercial building generates as much energy as it consumes over the course of a year through renewable resources. The founding members of the Oregon Zero Energy Buildings Coalition are Earth Advantage, Climate Solutions, New Buildings Institute, NW Energy Coalition, International Living Future Institute, and the Zero Energy Project.