April 13, 2012
This week, Street Roots invited me to publish "The State of Housing: A Portland Story."
They gave me a platform to tell our story: the progress we have made together, the challenges we face, and the opportunities that lie ahead.
I hope you’ll buy a copy from your local Street Roots vendor (find a vendor).
I look forward to your feedback – email me at firstname.lastname@example.org to share your thoughts.
It’s an honor to serve as your Housing Commissioner, and to work with Director Traci Manning and the talented team at the Portland Housing Bureau.
The State of Housing - A Portland Story
"This week I presented my fourth housing budget to the City Council. It is a good time to reflect on the progress we have made together, the challenges we face, and the opportunities that lie ahead.
I ran for City Council on a platform of changing the way we deliver affordable housing to struggling families, the homeless, and the disabled. I pledged to work with government, non-profit, business, and faith community partners to build a new house, not just renovate the old one..."