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“To ensure the SW Corridor is a place of opportunity for all, we need to bring public and private partners together to achieve our common goals around housing affordability and choice.” — Mayor Ted Wheeler
The future of the SW Corridor along Barbur Boulevard is taking shape! As the region plans for a light rail line from Downtown Portland to Bridgeport Village, the Cities of Portland and Tigard, along with Metro, are developing an Equitable Housing Strategy for this major transportation corridor. The strategy will help ensure that homes along the new transit line meets the needs of households of different sizes and incomes. It will also support the cities’ and regional efforts to leverage a major public transit project with housing policies and investments so all people — regardless of race, ethnicity, family status or disability — have a range of affordable choices of where to live.
At the end of a year-long process a unified, strategic approach to housing for the corridor will be presented to the cities to take action, including:
Request for Proposals released for project consultants:
The City of Portland is seeking proposals from consultant teams to research housing tools and organizational structures to steward the SW Corridor Equitable Housing Strategy. Review the full RFP.
For more information
Ryan Curren, BPS Project Manager, email@example.com, 503-823-4574
Matthew Tschabold, Portland Housing Bureau Policy and Equity Manager, firstname.lastname@example.org, 503-823-5607
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