House Bill 2001 (HB 2001) is a 2019 Oregon law that expands housing choices. Oregon Administrative Rules (rules) direct local development of standards to meet the law.
The law and its rules require large cities and counties with land in the Metro Urban Growth Boundary (UGB), including the City of Beaverton, to allow more middle housing – duplexes, triplexes, fourplexes, cottage clusters and townhouses – in certain areas.
This is called middle housing because it offers more living units than a single-detached house, but fewer than a typical apartment building.
Beaverton must update our land use regulations to comply with HB 2001 by June 30, 2022.