Issues related to the demolition of single family homes remain a concern for many in our coalition and in neighborhoods throughout Portland. In June, Southeast Uplift and three other neighborhood coalitions organized a forum to discuss infill, demolitions, and housing affordability. About 200 people from neighborhoods across Portland attended. You can watch a video of the forum here. In his presentation at the forum, Shawn Wood, a Construction Waste Specialist… Read More »The Whos and Whats of Home Demolitions
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A community forum discussing issues related to demolition, infill, and housing affordability was held on June 11, 2014 at Concordia University. It featured presentations from five panelists, a questions and answers session, and opportunities for people to connect around topics of interest.
A community forum discussing issues related to demolition, infill, and housing affordability was held on June 11, 2014 at Concordia University. The forum was facilitated by the Office of Neighborhood Involvement’s Director, Amalia Alarcon de Morris. It featured presentations from five panelists, a questions and answers session, and opportunities for people to connect around topics of interest. Watch the Forum Forum Panelists Maxine Fitzpatrick, Executive Director, Portland Community Reinvestment… Read More »Demolition, Infill and Housing Affordability Forum
Welcome to SE Uplift’s virtual earth week! Each year, SE Uplift hosts Earth Day litter pickups, clean-ups, and events with staff, neighborhoods, and community partners. This year, SE Uplift will celebrate earth day’s 50th anniversary with a week-long virtual earth week! Starting Monday, April 20th through Friday, April 24th we will be sharing activities, livestream events, share information on recycling and waste-related topics, fun reuse tips, and more! Check out… Read More »SE Uplift Virtual Earth Week 2020
Commonly Asked Questions from Neighbors Below are the most commonly asked land use and transportation-related questions I get from neighbors in the SE Uplift community. Review your question and answer and contact SE Uplift if you still have questions or want to discuss your inquiry further. What are the rules about cutting down or trimming trees? Most trees require a permit for removing. Larger tress may even have strict restricts… Read More »Community Member with Questions or Interested in Land Use & Transportation Issues?
Land Use & Transportation: Neighborhood Association Representatives SE Uplift’s Neighborhood Planning Program works directly with Neighborhood Associations volunteers to respond to neighbor questions about land use and transportation issues, city notifications, and to support their advocacy efforts. If you are a new or long-time Land Use or Transportation Representative for your neighborhood association, browse the relevant resources below to get started and learn more. Also, connect with the Neighborhood Planning… Read More »Land Use & Transportation Representatives
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Most of what goes through this legislative process will be refined and eventually shape what we see in our community. Read about the planning process to better be prepared for the changes happening around you.
What is this project about?In response to community concerns about demolitions and the scale of new homes, as well as the supply of housing in Portland, the Residential Infill Project is exploring ways to adapt Portland’s single-dwelling zoning rules to meet the needs of current and future generations. The project addresses three topic areas: scale of houses, housing choice, and narrow lot development. For more information visit the project website… Read More »Residential Infill Project: Update from Bureau of Planning and Sustainability