Clackamas County Housing

I am asked every week, “What can you do to bring housing to Clackamas County that our young families can afford”. Here is my answer. Since 1973 Oregon has had the nation’s most restrictive statewide land-use regulatory system. A large percentage of our private land is zoned for either “exclusive farm use” or “exclusive forestry use,” which severely limits the…

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Housing and the American Dream


I still remember how lucky I felt back in 1991, when I was able to buy 20 acres of land outside of Sandy, design my dream home and build it. As I walked through the front door for the first time, I couldn’t help but feel like I had truly achieved the American Dream. Obviously, 1991 was a long time…

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