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Boardman subdivision soothes demand of commuting workforce

Just shy of a year after breaking ground, Boardman’s new Tuscany subdivision celebrated the completion of its first two houses Friday on South Main Street and Wilson Lane.

The development marks a major step forward for a city in dire need of housing to accommodate a rapidly growing workforce…

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Boardman subdivision soothes demand of commuting workforce. East Oregonian. October 23, 2015.

Kitzhaber talks housing, poplars and biomass

Gov. John Kitzhaber, on the first day of a three-day swing through Eastern Oregon, talked Monday about bringing affordable housing to the working people of Morrow County during a stop at Boardman City Hall.

The Oregon Solutions team in Boardman met with Kitzhaber for an hour to discuss building more market-rate rental housing. Kitzhaber said the state can help create housing for workers in family-wage jobs, paticularly at the bustling Port of Morrow.

“There is a very solid and diverse economic foundation here, but the second thing is a serious housing issue getting in the way,” Kitzhaber said.

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Kitzhaber talks housing, poplars and biomass. East Oregonian. April 3, 2012.