Throughout the year, community members shared their thoughts on where and how the city should expand housing choices in existing neighborhoods through the Housing Options Project (HOP) and future neighborhoods through the Cooper Mountain Community Plan.Read More City Takes Steps to Expand Housing Opportunity
Comprehensive Plan and Development Code changes that will allow duplexes, triplexes, quadplexes, townhouses, and cottage clusters in Beaverton’s residential neighborhoods will be the subject of a Wednesday, May 11 Planning Commission public hearing.Read More New Housing Variety Rules Head to Public Hearing
Beaverton staff members have been working through the Housing Options Project to prepare rules that will allow duplexes, triplexes, quadplexes, townhomes and cottage clusters in Beaverton’s residential neighborhoods.Read More Time to Take a Look: New Rules Will Allow Housing Variety in Neighborhoods
You shared your ideas. Throughout the year, community members shared their thoughts and preferences on where and how the city should allow diverse housing types in existing neighborhoods through the Housing Options Project (HOP) and future neighborhoods through the Cooper Mountain Community Plan.Read More City Seeks to Expand Housing Opportunity
In the last nine months, renters, homeowners, multigenerational families, single parents, affordable housing providers, older adults, and more have let us know why housing variety is important to them.Read More Why Is Housing Variety Important to You?
Join your neighbors in August to help refine ideas on how the city can allow more housing variety in residential neighborhoods through the Housing Options Project.Read More Ideas Needed on Housing Variety Proposals
Beaverton is working to update city rules about where different types of housing can be built in residential neighborhoods. As we explore ideas as part of the Housing Options Project, we would like your help to understand how private agreements limit housing variety (current or in the past) and influence who lives where.Read More Do Private Rules Limit Housing Options in Your Neighborhood? Let us Know!
In mid-November, the state is expected to approve proposed rules meant to implement a 2019 state law that requires large cities, such as Beaverton, to allow duplexes on most lots and triplexes, quadplexes, cottage clusters and townhomes in residential areas where single-family detached homes are allowed.Read More Housing Rules for Single-Family Neighborhoods to be Finalized
Most residential neighborhoods in Beaverton limit new housing to single-family detached homes. Did you know that wasn’t true until the 1970s?Read More Housing Types of the Past to Shape Beaverton’s Future