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An Urban Renewal 101 fact sheet can be found at this link.

A description of why urban renewal is on your Why is Urban Renewal on Your Tax Bill can be found at this link.

A listing of the 2019 legislative changes to ORS 457 can be found at this link Changes to ORS 457 in 2019.

We can help with Maximum Indebtedness (MI) tracking. Please contact us.

Look for the AORA Best Practices Manual on the AORA website. The AORA Urban Renewal History in Oregon update may be found at this link. Both documents were co-authored by our firm.

An article explaining compression can be found at this link.

The Association of Oregon Redevelopment Agencies, now a part of the Oregon Economic Development Associatoin (OEDA) offers background material on urban renewal: The website has a video on urban renewal in Oregon and informative Fact Sheets on a number of great urban renewal projects in Oregon.

The power point on Maximum Indebtedness presented by Gulgan Mersereau of Hawkins Delafield & Wood LLP at the April 2013 AORA meeting can be accessed at this link: MI presentation

The Oregon Main Street Program can be found at

Our firm works with Nick Popenuk at Tiberius Solutions LLC: and ECONorthwest: