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Tenant Screening Ordinance Hearing Postponed to 5/29 at 6:00 pm. After Council Bickering Blows Up Budget Talks [video]

Tensions among Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler and other City Council members erupted on Wednesday at a public hearing on the City's proposed budget. Unable to take a final vote on the budget, the...

Sold! 28 Units in Gresham

The seller of this gated community was participating in an exchange. The asset offered a balanced unit mix of one- and two-unit apartments. The property's operations requried adjustments for costs...

Multnomah County Commissioners Support Eudaly's Tenant Screening & Security Deposit Ordinances

Four of Multnomah County's five commissioners sent a letter of support for Commissioner Eudaly's tenant screening and security deposit ordinances to the Portland City Council. The commissioners who...

Federal Judge Unimpressed With City of Portland's Argument Justifying Unreinforced Masonry Placards

Closing arguments on the City of Portland's ordinance requiring placards on unreinforced masonry building took place yesterday, and the judge appeared skeptical of the City's reasoning. Judge Acosta...

City's Proposed Screening Ordinance Remains Substantively Unchanged From Prior Iteration

A close analysis of the February and May draft renter screening ordinances by HFO researchers revealed a fairly large surprise: despite Mayor Ted Wheeler's claim to "push for significant changes" and...


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