While most of the national attention in last night’s election coverage focused on prominent personalities in key states, a number of local referendums addressed issues related to housing affordability
While most of the national attention in last night’s election coverage focused on prominent personalities in key states, a number of local referendums addressed issues related to housing affordability

While most of the national attention in last night’s election coverage focused on prominent personalities in key states, a number of local referendums addressed issues related to housing affordability.

Portland voters approved a $652.8 million bond measure to build more affordable housing. According to OPB, the measure will fund the creation of 2,400 to 4,000 units of affordable housing in Multnomah, Clackamas and Washington counties. The funding for this measure will come from a new fee on Portland metro property owners that will average about $60 per year.

Two North Carolina cities also passed bond measures to finance affordable…