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  1. Murmurs: Doubling Down On Lents; Keeping The CRC Alive.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 9 | Willamette Week

    ... Hales and the Portland Development Commission are preparing to spend even more to rescue the work already done in the Lents Town Center Urban Renewal Area, according to a draft plan obtained by WW . "We're doubling down," writes PDC officials in the ...

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  2. The Starship Enterprise ZonesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 9 | Willamette Week

    FOR SALE OR RENT: Employees at the Banfield Pet Hospital headquarters at 8000 NE Tillamook St. will relocate to Vancouver, Wash., where Banfield's CEO and 30 percent of staff live.

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  3. Affordable rents further out of reachRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 3 | The Bee

    ... as inexpensively as $70,000 per unit. Byrd says the Kah San Chako Haws, an apartment project in Southeast Portland's Lents neighborhood, is an example of a creative solution to low-income housing. The modular three-floor, nine-unit Kah San Chako ...

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  4. Affordable rents further out of reachRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 3 | Portland Tribune

    ... as inexpensively as $70,000 per unit. Byrd says the Kah San Chako Haws, an apartment project in Southeast Portland's Lents neighborhood, is an example of a creative solution to low-income housing. The modular three-floor, nine-unit Kah San Chako ...

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  5. Foreclosed property in Lents will become affordable housing after Multnomah County donation to Community VisionRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 27 | The Oregonian

    A vacant lot in Lents will be converted into low-income housing, after Multnomah County Board of Commissioners voted Thursday to donate the foreclosed property to local nonprofit.

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  6. New Portland Police plan to connect with communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 25 | K103

    As part of the Portland Police Bureau's continuing focus on community engagement, it has implemented a new strategy to increase positive police and community interactions at selected locations in the City of Portland.

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  7. SW Corridor maps; Mercedes owner sentenced for social security fraud: SE and SW Portland newsRead the original story

    Friday Mar 21 | The Oregonian

    ... to be the hub of an up and coming revitalization zone. Calling all farmers and gardeners: Vendor applications for he Lents International Farmers Market are due March 31. For the rest of us: This year the market will offer bilingual cooking ...

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  8. The effect of property taxes on home sale prices: Guest opinionRead the original story

    Mar 20, 2014 | OregonLive.com

    ... value of between $6,200 and $30,000, according to our analysis. Meanwhile, neighborhoods such as Powellhurst-Gilbert, Lents and others east of 82nd Ave, and many neighborhoods in the West Hills, are taxed at 75 percent of their values. For those ...

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  9. Measures 5 and 50 create property tax inequities in PortlandRead the original story

    Mar 19, 2014 | The Oregonian

    Homeowners in inner eastside Portland neighborhoods enjoy a hidden boost in property values and those in outer east Portland unwittingly subsidize public services in more affluent parts of town, according to a new study commissioned by the League of Oregon Cities .

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  10. Study: Oregon's weird property tax laws create winners and losers,...Read the original story

    Mar 19, 2014 | Customer Interaction Solutions

    ... Eliot were winners, with low taxes leading to high sales prices, while outer Southeast Portland neighborhoods such as Lents and Centennial had higher taxes and lower sales prices. "Our research clearly indicates that property owners with arbitrarily ...

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  11. Mercy Corps NW might play role in redevelopment of iconic Phoenix Pharmacy on FosterRead the original story

    Mar 19, 2014 | The Oregonian

    ... they'll make a decision by April 1. Mercy Corps and Rose Community Development have focused their research in the Lents and Foster-Powell area, Haines said, and it's certainly possible the non-profits will launch an investment trust in the ...

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  12. Property taxes impacting real estate valuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2014 | KEX-AM Portland

    ... of between $6,200 and $30,000, according to the report. Meanwhile, in neighborhoods such as Powellhurst-Gilbert, Lents and others east of 82nd Ave, which are taxed at 75 percent of their values, the current property tax system can reduce the average ...

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  13. SW Barbur bridges get rehabilitated; readers rant about rising rent: SE and SW Portland newsRead the original story

    Mar 19, 2014 | OregonLive.com

    ... chimed in on the role New Copper Penny (the property more so than the business) plays in the revitalization of the Lents Town Center . If you're unfamiliar with Emily Jan's " What's up, Portland? " series, you're missing out. She takes a portrait ...

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  14. Study: Oregon's weird property tax laws create winners and losers, affect housing marketRead the original story

    Mar 19, 2014 | The Oregonian

    ... Eliot were winners, with low taxes leading to high sales prices, while outer Southeast Portland neighborhoods such as Lents and Centennial had higher taxes and lower sales prices. "Our research clearly indicates that property owners with arbitrarily ...

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  15. Report: Oregion's wonky property tax system influences home valuesRead the original story

    Mar 19, 2014 | Business Journal

    ... or Woodlawn neighborhoods. The report notes that neighborhoods that have not gentrified, such as Powellhurst-Gilbert, Lents and others east of 82nd Avenue, are taxed at 75 percent of their values. That reduces the average property value by $3,100 to ...

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  16. OHSU doctor helps save temporarily dead runner; Lents night club: SE and SW Portland newsRead the original story

    Mar 18, 2014 | OregonLive.com

    ... International Transit Driver Appreciation Day ! (Yes, that exists.) Start your day right with a quick news roundup: Lents neighbors say night club New Copper Penny is a detriment to the neighborhood in two ways : The club (and adjoining ...

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  17. Activist wants New Copper Penny to lose liquor licenseRead the original story

    Mar 17, 2014 | KGW-TV Portland

    ... Liquor Control Commission to pull the liquor license of a Portland nightclub. The New Copper Penny has been in the Lents neighborhood for decades. Sunday morning a man was injured when someone fired into a crowd of people outside the club. Now the ...

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  18. New Copper Penny shooting, history should concern regulators, neighbors sayRead the original story

    Mar 16, 2014 | OregonLive.com

    ... phone at the club said she had no information about the incident. Yet news of the shooting reverberated through the Lents neighborhood and on social media. The club has been a Lents landmark for decades, at the intersection of Southeast 92nd Avenue ...

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  19. Weekend Event Guide: Movies, politics, the Timbers Army, and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2014 | Bike Portland

    ... you'll need for all the riding you plan to do this summer! More info here . Urban Coffee Ride - 10:30 am at Lents Park (SE 92nd and Pardee) Join the Portland Wheelmen Touring Club for this "moderately paced group ride." They'll stop at a bakery or ...

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  20. Weekend Event Guide: Movies, politics, the Timbers Army, and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2014 | Bike Portland

    ... you'll need for all the riding you plan to do this summer! More info here . Urban Coffee Ride - 10:30 am at Lents Park (SE 92nd and Pardee) Join the Portland Wheelmen Touring Club for this "moderately paced group ride." They'll stop at a bakery or ...

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