An innovative, environmentally-friendly affordable housing pilot project was celebrated inside a sprawling warehouse at the Port of Portland’s Terminal 2 on Friday, Jan. 27.

Oregon Gov. Tina Kotek was among dozens of elected officials, community leaders, construction professionals and workers, reporters, and others who toured six prototype modular homes built largely with mass timber, an engineered wood product that does not require large trees to produce. They ranged from studios to three-bedroom homes.

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