Essentials of Land Leasing for Owners

Why lease out your land?  The challenge is that we are very short on housing for working families.  One reason is that when land becomes available private developers often focus on the “highest and best use” which around here often means building $400,000 condos for retirees. The problem is that our essential workers, in healthcare, […]

Accessory Dwelling Unit

What is an ADU? ADU is short for Accessory Dwelling Unit.  It can be accessory to detached single-family homes, townhouses, manufactured homes and duplex dwellings on their own lot. Jump to your town’s ADU rules: Medford – Phoenix – Talent – Ashland – Central Point – Jackson County If you are a professional homebuilder, see […]

Affordable Housing Toolkit

ECONorthwest put together a very useful list of options for easing the development of affordable housing that might be extended to the development of attainable housing as well. View the document here.

Southern Oregon Housing Market Studies

As we look for ways to support the development of a variety of housing options to meet the needs of Rogue Valley residents, we have compiled a list of relevant online resources.   We are happy to share what we’ve found interesting and useful and hope that you will contact us if there are any important […]

Find Land For Affordable and Attainable Housing

Goal To work as a community to connect with land owners who might be interested in making To support mission-driven landowners (faith-based organizations, governments, educational institutions, business, etc.) in thoughtfully pursuing affordable and attainable housing development on their properties. Context As we know, the fires of 2020 destroyed nearly 1,700 affordable and attainable homes in […]

Attainable Housing Introduction

Here are some resources we have compiled to support our community’s thinking about attainable housing. We define attainable housing as that “missing middle” housing for people who don’t qualify for affordable housing programs, but none the less find it challenging to pay full market pricing in the midst of a local and national housing crisis. […]

Rogue Valley Housing Market Studies

Local City of Talent Housing Needs Analysis Talent Buildable Lands City of Phoenix Housing Plan Phoenix Zoning Map Land Use Element City of Medford Housing Analysis Action Plan State Housing Recovery Federal Housing Impact Assessment

Temporary Housing Meeting on July 14th

Featuring updates on temporary housing inventory in Southern Oregon and brainstorming on accessible permanent housing. The full transcript with links is available below. We started the recording a couple of minutes into the meeting, sorry. The housing info graphic State housing assessment HUD assessment Pre and post RE market assessment by Denise Balkas of FEMA […]

R3V Meeting on April 7th, 2021 – Housing Recovery

Here is a video of our April 7th meeting; we started recording a bit after the meeting started, sorry. Strengthening the Safety Net in Butte County: Oregon Latinx Leader Network: Email Kim Travis: The following is the chat transcript from the meeting: Click here for the PDF.