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Nick Fish

Commissioner, City of Portland

phone: 503-823-3589

fax: 503-823-3596

1221 S.W. 4th, Room 240, Portland, OR 97204

Bringing affordable homes to North Macadam

Yesterday, City Council took a number of important steps to meet the housing goals for South Waterfront that were established in 2003.


By adopting an amendment to the North Macadam Urban Renewal Area, and passing a Resolution introduced by Nick, the Council committed to spending at least $47 million to build affordable homes in South Waterfront. That translates to at least 270 new affordable homes for low-income families in a desirable neighborhood.


Nick was proud to partner with housing advocates, his colleagues, the Portland Development Commission, the Portland Housing Bureau, and former City Commissioner Gretchen Kafoury to honor the City's affordable housing commitments in South Waterfront.   


Hall Monitor: Giving Up on Giving Up

Dirk VanderHart in the Portland Mercury


City OKs urban renewal shuffle after making concessions for low-income housing in South Waterfront
Steve Law in the Portland Tribune


Portland Just Drastrically Changed Its Urban Redevelopment Strategy - And That's Actually Interesting

Dirk Vanderhart in the Portland Mercury


More affordable housing on City Council agenda
Jim Redden in the Portland Tribune


Charlie Hales 'very proud' as sweeping urban renewal changes OK'd

Andrew Theen in The Oregonian


Nick Fish pushes affordable-housing commitment as OHSU deal questioned: Portland City Hall Roundup

Brad Schmidt in The Oregonian