On January 21st, LUBA decided multiple challenges to the Portland North Reach River Plan (NRRP) and, in doing so, handed the City its worst planning defeat in almost 20 years.
The Oregon Supreme Court, in Siporen v. City of Medford, dealt with a statute, ORS 197.829, governing how much discretion LUBA and courts must give when evaluating local government interpretations of their own plans and land use regulations.
We regularly update clients about changes in real estate law and on industry trends. This includes briefing clients on legislative proposals in the federal tax, housing and other legal areas affecting their businesses. Staying current enables you to anticipate and prevent legal problems as well as capitalize on new developments.