Oregon City has one urban renewal area, the Downtown/Northend URA. The URA includes Downtown Oregon City, Singer Hill Road and High Street in the Historic McLoughlin area, the area around The Cove and Abernathy Road to Highway 213. Please refer to the Downtown/Northend URA map for more details.
What Kinds of Projects Urban Renewal Supports
Activities eligible for urban renewal funding generally include:
Rehabilitation or conversation work
Real property acquisition
Demolition, removal, or rehabilitation of buildings and improvements
Installation, construction, or reconstruction of streets, utilities, and site improvements
Assisting in the relocation of persons
Disposition of property acquired in the urban renewal area
Undertaking and carrying out neighborhood development programs.
Activities that are typically ineligible for urban renewal funding include non-capital improvements, temporary improvements, and grants or loans for operating expenses.