Why is HB 2001 important?

Currently, many residential areas in Oregon only allow the construction of new single-detached homes. The legislature passed this law to address problems with the housing market, including the following that exist in Beaverton:

  • People with unmet needs for housing
  • Residential areas with limited housing choices
  • Residential segregation by race, ethnicity, and income
  • The need for more housing and more housing affordable at lower income levels.

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1. What is House Bill 2001 and what is "Middle Housing?"
2. What areas will be affected by HB 2001 overall? In the City of Beaverton?
3. What is required to comply with HB 2001?
4. Why is HB 2001 important?
5. How will decisions be made on new regulations?
6. Where is there flexibility with HB 2001 compliance?
7. Where is there not flexibility with HB 2001 compliance?
8. Can I still build a single-detached home?
9. Is the city going to force people in existing neighborhoods to build middle housing?
10. Have other counties or states done something like HB 2001?
11. In some neighborhoods Covenants, Conditions and Restrictions (CC&Rs), other agreements between private parties, or deed restrictions don’t allow more than one living unit per lot. How do I know if r
12. What if I have concerns about the requirements of House Bill 2001?