Working toward development that benefits all Portlanders
What UNR does, and why
Portland grassroots group United Neighborhoods for Reform seeks to stem the demolition of viable, affordable housing and its replacement with expensive and inefficient large single-family homes. Our demolition/development resolution, developed through significant neighbor outreach, gathered endorsements from 43 neighborhood associations citywide. We also regularly take our message to City Hall, starting in December 2014, continuing in 2015 on Feb. 12, June 3 (UNR presenters start at 51:20), Oct. 14 (UNR at 1:07:35), and Nov. 25 (UNR at 1:05); in 2016 on Feb. 17, Nov. 9 and 16, and Dec. 7; and in 2017 on May 17.
"The time is always right to do what is right."
—Martin Luther King Jr.
Thursday, November 30, 2017
It gets better
Courtesy N.E. Lettanay
Neighbors and their neighborhood associations are starting to hear back from planners regarding the comment just submitted to the city on the becoming-notorious Residential Infill Project (RIP), and here—finally—is the admission we activists always suspected.
An even bigger question remains: What problem is RIP trying to solve?