Since 2004, we have been dedicated to using land use planning, education, and law to ensure that Oregonians of all income levels can obtain adequate and affordable housing.
Registration is Open for the 2014 Housing Land Advocates Conference
Equity in Form and Function: Recent Trends in Housing Policy
November 7, 2014
This year, HLA’s annual conference focuses on the geography of equity. It asks how emerging housing forms can be used to further affordable and fair housing, and emphasizes the function of housing as a means of accessing opportunity.
View our conference page for more information on speakers and panels
OTHERWISE UNAVAILABLE: HOW OREGON REV. STAT. 197.309 VIOLATES THE FAIR HOUSING ACT
HLA Board Member Jenny Logan’s article “Otherwise Unavailable”: How OR. REV. STAT. 197.309 Violates the Fair Housing Act was published this month in the American Bar Association’s Journal of Housing and Community Development Law. The article argues that ORS 197.309, Oregon’s statutory ban on mandatory inclusionary zoning (“IZ”), has a detrimental disparate impact on people of color in Oregon—in violation of the Federal Fair Housing Act.
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