Manchester Capital Management, a money manager that caters to the needs of wealthy families, took a hit earlier this year when it stopped making loan payments on two iconic properties in Portland, the Loyalty Building and Hamilton Building, which stan…
Before voters approved the ballot measure that created the Portland Clean Energy Community Benefits Fund, the agency that oversees the fund was just a little policy shop that drew up 20-year plans for the city’s growth and regulated trash haulers.
It used to be high prices that made Portland housing unaffordable.
Oregon’s unemployment rate fell to 3.6% in May from 3.7% in April, touching its lowest rate in more than two years, a positive sign in an economy that’s struggling with rampant inflation.
The Portland Clean Energy Community Benefits Fund plans to announce 66 new grants totaling $111 million for climate relief projects aimed at low-income communities of color just before a meeting on July 13, where the City Council will vote on the gran…
The Portland chapter of the Gray Panthers, an activist organization that protests ageism and other social issues, plans to march through Portland during the Rose Festival parade on Saturday to protest gun violence.
Home prices in Portland jumped 11.7% to a median of $575,000 in May, up from $515,000 a year ago, according to RMLS, as tight supply offset rising interest rates, which tend to cool real estate markets by making monthly payments higher.
After months of drama, contractors for the Portland Clean Energy Community Benefits Fund installed the first cooling unit in the home of a needy Portlander yesterday.
Ask Multnomah County Commissioner Sharon Meieran how to end the homeless crisis in Portland and she’ll say the city needs a list, by name, of every unhoused person and the reasons they live outside.
City Auditor Mary Hull Caballero slammed the Joint Office of Homeless Services this week for paying a landlord $858,762 to house poor veterans in a squalid, mold-ridden apartment building on Sandy Boulevard for 16 months.