Lofts – yet another code update! Phew

Lofts - the ever changing code Everyone wants a loft, here's how to get one Codes come, codes go... and in the case of lofts, they seem to come and go so quickly! The primary force for rapid code development is the

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KOIN 6 Reports on ‘A Place For You’

We've recently completed building 2 ADUs for Multnomah County's A Place For You program. This program has now put 4 families in ADUs around Portland. Their lives have changed for the better almost immediately. KOIN 6 did a deep dive into the program to discuss everything from the lives

Lofts Lofts Lofts! An Update:

Everyone loves them, the city just got a little friendlier to them, and we can't resist.We all love lofts, it's universal. They create open areas with high ceilings, dramatic lighting, and ideas of treehouses and posh urban living. There's just something fun about climbing up a ladder to an area

Portland Residential Infill Project Update for 2017

Happy New Year! 2017 is off to a racing start as the city administrators work to put the finishing touches on the Portland Residential Infill Project (RIP). The project is proceeding on schedule and is currently in Draft Code with opportunities for public comment. City officials have gone through

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Stay Warm Portland! – Also, Understanding Heat Pumps

Stay Warm Portland! Also, Understanding Heat Pumps Baby, it's cold outside, and the snow is coming down - it's the semi-annual snowpocalypse! We at SQFT Studios hope you are tucked in with your families enjoying the winter weather, whether you are sitting by a nice wood fire, or

What is the ROI for an ADU in PDX? Part II

Let's look at the different types of rental options and their specific payback periods or ROIs. Short-Term Rental (STR): is defined by the City of Portland in the Type A Accessory Short-Term Rental web page for a 1 or 2 dwelling structure (a typical Portland home) as a 30


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