|“||Unfortunately, the State of Oregon forbids rent control, and values land ownership rights over tenants’ rights.||”|
Finding affordable housing in Portland, Oregon is becoming harder and harder.
In The News
- Game of Homes: The private-equity firm Blackstone could be your next landlord.
- Seeing a profitable opening in the wake of the foreclosure crisis, investment groups have worked diligently to bring a “rentership society” into being. During the past two years, investors have bought approximately 200,000 single-family homes, mostly foreclosures, in urban areas nationwide, with plans to convert them into rental properties.
- Affordable housing in Portland: No recourse for renters losing cheap apartments to infill development From article: "The urban core is increasingly becoming a 'playground' for the well educated and well off, while the fringes of Portland are almost indistinguishable from neglected areas of other cities."