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Milwaukie Housing Affordability Plan

The Milwaukie Housing Affordability Strategy (MHAS) was adopted on July 17, 2018. This strategy contains 31 action items for short, mid-term and long-term implementation from 2018 to 2023 within the three main housing goals:

  • Develop new units
  • Prevent displacement and keep affordable units affordable
  • Connect people to existing affordable housing

Panel Discussion: Houseless Villages and the Housing Crisis

Tiny home villages such as Kenton Women’s Village have emerged as one of the responses to providing temporary shelter. As the city continues to explore solutions to addressing affordability, how do tiny home villages fit within the picture? What can we learn from the history of the formation of tiny home villages that will shape the future of how we implement them?

David Bikman, Village Coalition
Melissa Castor, Village Coalition Speakers Bureau
Todd Ferry, Center for Public Interest Design, PSU
Uma Krishnan, Portland Housing Bureau
Phil Nameny, Bureau of Planning & Sustainability
Moderator: Victor Tran

Click here to watch a video of the panel discussion
Houseless Villages and the Housing Crisis Data Story

Regional Indicators tracked over time
Interactive Charts & Graphs
Small Geography Maps

The Institute of Portland Metropolitan Studies is proud to be a member of the National Neighborhood Indicators Partnership, which is a collaboration between the Urban Institute and local partners to further the development and use of neighborhood-level information systems in community-building and policymaking.