Portland is known for its sustainable, livable neighborhoods. At the same time, Portland faces some of the fastest increasing housing prices in the country and residents with lower incomes, who are disproportionately people of color, are being displaced to neighborhoods with fewer opportunities. Lents neighbors want to know: How can residents, businesses, community groups, and government officials work together to build sustainable, diverse neighborhoods that are affordable and livable? Our project will address this challenge in Lents by engaging those most at risk of displacement—renters, households with lower incomes, communities of color, immigrants—to create an affordability plan for the neighborhood.collaborativeap

 

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