Author: julian payne

Urban Renewal at what Cost?


Recently the Portland City Council approved a $51 million dollar extension of the Central Eastside Urban Renewal District. Public money for this project will be used for road improvements, seismic upgrades, and a new Portland Streetcar loop. Perhaps these improvements sound like good ideas, but what is the cost of Urban Renewal?

Lewis & Clark Law School professor and local blogger Jack Bogdanski, reported that a (more…)

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