Tim McCormick home

Housing advocate, researcher, writer, & project developer based in Portland, Cascadia, & Northern California. About me

Featured/recent projects: 

[article for Sightline Institute, September 2023]

A case for agile, self-build and bottom-up options to unlock housing choice … by many means necessary.

Read at Sightine web site

Part of 'Mendocello' house project, protoyping a highly flexible, efficient home system for myself and others.  See Mendocello house page for more info.

Notes and public testimony to Portland City Council, April 19, 2023, on the "Temporary Alternatives Shelter Sites" program. I propose a new initiative, "Portland PAD: Portable Affordable Dwelling" to work with and be funded with TASS & related programs, creating low-cost, rapid-deployable shelters designed to be upgradeable, expandable, & resiteable for types of 'permanent' housing. 
Notes & testimony

Presentation at 2022 National Vehicle Residency Summit (Nov 18-19).
Video and presentation doc

"Housing from the bottom up."

invited presentation to Mental Health Alliance, Portland, Dec 14 2022. See slides.

Latest posts on Twitter: 

File Directory

View of my tmccormick.org folder: contains all materials I intend to be public, or shared with others. So, in effect, a self-maintaining, more complete "web site" view of the online materials I host. 

To see full list: click here to view in Google Drive, or scroll within the box below. 

See also "About web site" for discussion of design goals & features, including this.