The ‘Oregon Plan’ For Affordable Housing: Kicking the Working Class While They’re Down

By Dave Hunnicutt The American Planning Association (APA), the national organization for state and local planners, recently published a brutally honest assessment of the impact of residential upzoning (i.e. increasing housing density) on low-income households and low-income neighborhoods. While the APA’s conclusions shouldn’t surprise anyone, their honesty and willingness to acknowledge problems that are taboo … Read more