Events

Zoning for Housing Choice Lunch ‘n’ Learn

With the HB 2001 deadline looming, cities across the State of Oregon are completing years of work to update their regulations to allow for more housing choice in areas traditionally zoned only for very low-density housing. The Department of Land Conservation and Development hosts an informal lunch ‘n’ learn session to learn about the statewide […]

Middle Housing Trivia Night

So you think you know all about middle housing?? Come wonk out on housing, land use & activism history. Enjoy beers & pub food, friendly, nerd-tastic competition AND expanding your noggin. Bring a group, or just your wonkiest friend, and find out if you know as much as you think you know about "Missing Middle" […]

Middle Housing Zoning Updates for Bend & Beyond

Oregon House Bill 2001 and Senate Bill 458 will go into effect statewide on July 1st, 2022. This training covers how these new residential zoning regulations will dramatically change what can be done on residential properties, including developing duplexes, triplexes, quadplexes, townhouses and cottage clusters and dividing into multiple smaller lots. Join us to learn […]

Reflections on Oregon with Dan Parolek

Join AARP Oregon and community partners to celebrate Oregon’s middle housing achievements with visionary architect and strategist Dan Parolek! Hear Dan’s reflections on the journey from 2010, when he first coined the term “Missing Middle Housing,” to June 30, 2022, when Oregon celebrates a new middle housing milestone with full implementation of statewide legislation (HB 2001 […]

Middle Housing Coloring Book Launch Party

Sharpen your colored pencils and come get your copy of the first-ever, hot-off-the-presses middle housing coloring book! This happy hour will feature tacos and an assortment of tasty beverages to fuel your coloring efforts and colorful conversation. Hosted by: Marcy McInelly, Urbsworks, and Elizabeth Decker, JET Planning Location: In person, SE Portland. (Event venue has […]

HB 2001 Birthday Bike Tour

Join a bike-based celebration of Oregon’s best-ever middle housing legislation! Celebrate HB 2001's year-zero birthday as the statewide legislation comes into full effect and all of the years of local advocacy work that went into making this landmark legislation possible with a bike tour of vintage and modern middle housing examples. The tour will be […]

Fair Housing and Assistance Animals

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Register Here People have the right to ask for accommodations to rules and procedures in housing due to disability. Many people living with disabilities don't know that they have the right to request an exception to a no animals rule if they need an assistance animal for their disability. Come to this 30-minute lunch session […]

Fair Housing Training for Senior 2SLGBTQIA+ Folks and their Care Providers

Register Here Join us on Monday, Aug. 29, 2-3:30 p.m., for this virtual training that will cover fair housing basics for senior 2SLGBTQIA+ individuals and their care providers. If you work with and/or identify as a senior 2SLGBTQIA+ person and would benefit from learning how fair housing laws help protect people's rights, you are invited […]

Fair Housing and Homebuying

Register Here Join us for a training for organizations who support individuals in the homebuying process. Learn about: Fair Housing Basics and Protections History of Housing Discrimination Red Flags of Discrimination And more! About the Presenters:   Marlee Baker (she/her/hers) Portland Metro & Salem Education & Outreach Specialist Marlee has a Bachelor’s in Social Work […]

Source of Income as a State Protected Class in Oregon

Register Here One of the most common concerns we hear both among people seeking housing and their housing advocates is that landlords don’t accept housing choice vouchers, commonly known as Section 8 vouchers. In this half-hour seminar we will discuss what housing choice vouchers are, how they fall under the protected class of Source of […]

Fair Housing for Home Owners Associations

Register Here Many Home Owners Associations do not realize they have the responsibility to comply with the Fair Housing Act. Failing to comply with the Fair Housing Act results in liability for the Home Owners Association and can possibly lead to legal action. Come to this training to learn more about responsibilities of Home Owners […]

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