salem oregon real estate: Chickens Do Not Reduce Property Values - 05/10/09 03:43 PM
One of the arguments against allowing backyard hens is that chickens kept within city limits will cause a reduction in property values.
This simply isn't so. Many cities across the nation already allow backyard hens. Real estate statistics show that property values in these cities have gained over the years. (It has only been since the current mortgage crisis that value have begun to decline and this has occurred whether a city allows chickens or not.)
In Corvallis, there is no limit to the number of hens you can keep in your backyard, yet the average sale price there is $230,436 … (4 comments)

 
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