BURA Goals

Voter Approved Plan Guide

The seven goals of the voter-approved plan guide funding for BURA projects. These goals are also the basis for developing programs, strategies and laying the groundwork for reporting how urban renewal resources perform over time.

This section includes the seven goals and key metrics highlighting the progress made towards achieving each goal within the urban renewal area during FY2016-17 and FY2017-18.

picture of The Rise Central Apartments with 15 affordable housing units and ground floor retail

1 Engagement

Inform, communicate and seek engagement for decision making to reflect community values and priorities.                                                                          

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67 Events

Community events seeking public input on Urban Renewal Area programs and projects occurred.

2 Add Value

Add value to our city by increasing property values through community investments towards a healthy economy.

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$25,000,000 Increase

In assessed value in the Urban Renewal Area from FY2016-17.

3 Business Support

Support all businesses in creating and retaining jobs to attract a diverse, local workforce.

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$800,934 Public Investment

Public investments into supporting Urban Renewal Area Businesses FY2017-18.

4 Redevelopment

Promote redevelopment fitting the character of the Beaverton Community Vision.

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$1,456,088 Public Investment

Public Investments into Redvelopment in Urban Renewal Area Projects during FY2017-18.

5 Transportation

Expand the existing transportation system to promote a safe interconnected walking, biking, transit and street network.

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$2,851,767 Public Investment

Public investments into Urban Renewal Area transportation projects in FY2017-18.

6 Housing

Increase housing in the urban renewal district


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230 New Units

New housing units were under construction in the Urban Renewal Area during FY2017-18.

7 Arts & Culture

Promote community, public art and culture in the district to provide destinations supporting a vibrant center.

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$114,750 Public Investment

Public investments into Urban Renewal Area public art in FY2017-18.

Stylized graphic representing the arts with text, Beaverton: Art lives here.