SALEM, OR -- A bill to allow the creation of more affordable housing in Redmond passed the state Senate Monday on a unanimous vote, and is now ready for the Governor’s signature. It would allow the city to take part in a pilot program intended to expedite development of affordable housing outside Urban Growth Boundaries.
Redmond Affordable Housing Bill Advances (03/27/2019)
The bill’s chief sponsor, State Representative Jack Zika (R-Redmond), says it will bring an additional 485 homes to his city, half would be designated for low-income families. Skyline Village would be built on the eastern edge of Redmond. Zika says at least seven developers have already expressed interest in the project.