Challenges to Development in Oregon: It’s not just about the UGB

Many people argue that if only it were easy to expand urban growth boundaries throughout Oregon, housing would be less expensive, economies would thrive, and many land owners would benefit. This report debunks that myth. Instead, it describes a variety of challenges to development, including the cost of infrastructure, the need to accommodate multi-family housing throughout a city (not just at the edge), and a variety of other factors that impact development feasibility.

Read the report here.

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