Urban renewal AGENDA: Affordable housing deal goes before city’s Urban Renewal Agency A developer will get a tax break worth $12 million to build 36 units of affordable housing. By Jake Thomas - Salem Reporter July 27, 2020 at 10:33am Read this article for free. Sign up for a free trial. It’s fast and easy. No credit card needed. Log in if you have a subscription. Want to skip the trial? Subscribe. If you are a human, ignore this field Looks like you already have an account. Log in.