Since it’s 2013 launch, the Housing Choice Landlord Guarantee fund has paid out $625,000 to landlords claiming that Section 8 renters damaged their units.
Facing a steep housing crisis across the state, lawmakers are debating remedies for what House Speaker Tina Kotek calls an "emergency that demands bold action.
Oregon has become a desirable place to live, with droves of people moving to the state in the Pacific Northwest. But the availability of housing has not kept up.
The Salem area, long seen as the more affordable, less-cool cousin of Portland, is not exempt from the state's housing crisis.
A federal judge refused Wednesday to block a new Portland law that requires landlords to help their tenants pay relocation costs when they’re evicted or face rent hikes of more than 10 percent.
Professional and institutional investors have flocked to the Portland real estate market. They’re taking advantage of low vacancy rates to make money – and, in the process, driving up rents.
Kaiser Permanente is providing money to create positions for 15 new community health workers at seven different nonprofits.
The Bend Bulletin reports that data released by the bureau in December shows that 55 percent of renters in Deschutes County spent more than 30 percent of their income on housing. In the middle of the Great Recession in 2010, that figure was below 49 percent.
The city is buying Yaquina Hall on the Oregon State Hospital north campus from the state for more than $520,000, aiming to turn the historic building into dozens of housing units with less expensive rent — about $600.
The city of Portland is considering whether to change zoning rules to create more affordable housing and accommodate future growth. A new economic study has found those changes might not work.
Portland developer Homer Williams said his plan to build a 400-bed shelter will help solve the city's homeless problem. But what's in it for him?
The former classrooms of Ochoco Elementary School would become 29 apartments with one, two or three bedrooms that would rent for less than $600 per month.
Long-delayed mixed use project to begin; aiming for October move-ins.
Portland Public Schools administrators say the program for migrants is shrinking amid changing demographics, rising housing costs — and the improved circumstances of some families.
Sixty of Portland's most vulnerable residents faced eviction. So they've come up with a plan to buy their mobile home park themselves.
The city has partnered with Episcopal Community Services of San Francisco to lease an old SRO hotel and transform it into supportive housing for the homeless. Acquiring hotels like the Henry is part of the city’s new plan to help people living on the street.
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Think Out Loud host Dave Miller tours a former wildlife refuge in Lents with neighborhood activists.