Elaine Howard Consulting, LLC

Our firm works with cities and counties throughout Oregon and cities, counties and ports in Washington to promote development using tax increment financing/urban renewal as a tool. Our firm is committed to tailoring individual tax increment/urban renewal plans to fit the diverse needs of our clients. These tax increment finance/urban renewal plans focus on:

  • creating vibrant downtowns, providing a district identity and a sense of community for smaller cities
  • creating successful neighborhood centers and thriving commercial nodes in larger cities
  • integrating residential to support commercial and cultural areas
  • providing support for work force housing
  • developing businesses which will provide employment opportunities
  • providing incentives to developers for development of new buildings and the redevelopment of existing structures
  • improving infrastructure in areas to facilitate development