Gee, the Clown College held a meeting and I missed it!
Portland Addresses Housing Crisis By Making Housing More Expensive | The Antiplanner
Unsurprisingly, they did something really stupid. Housing affordability is an issue in Portland, the solution is simple, allow land development. The Unafordability is driven by the lack of developable land due to the Urban Growth Boundary, and zoning practices.
The corralling Portlandia City Counsel inanity can be an exercise in strategy: