Nancy Tannler

Code Changes Could Relieve Homeless Crisis

By Nancy Tannler Portland City Council declared a housing emergency in October of 2015, to help deal both with the city’s homeless and the affordable housing crisis. That housing emergency …

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Improvement Grants Awarded to Nonprofits

By Nancy Tannler In February of 2019 Portland City Council approved the Enhanced Services District (aka business improvement district), in the Central Eastside; a geographic area from the Willamette River …

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Foreseeing Future Utility Rates

By Nancy Tannler After reading an article in the June edition about the cost of water in the near future, a reader inquired about other utility rates over the next …

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Removing Regulatory Barriers to Development

By Nancy Tannler Over the past 18 months, the Bureau of Planning and Sustainability (BPS) has been working on a project called Expanding Opportunities for Affordable Housing. The code change …

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Treating Portland’s Water: Filtration vs. UV and Ozone

By Nancy Tannler On December 4, 2019 City Council Commissioners Amanda Fritz, Nick Fish and Mayor Ted Wheeler voted to proceed with Portland Water Bureau’s (PWB) plans to construct a …

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Business Walkabout November 2019

The Mud Room By Nina Silberstein Lizzie Koehler and Cole Lendrum searched for a place to practice their craft but the few, existing ceramic studios in the area were all …

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