The same law took effect in Oregon last year. It requires insurance companies to cover a 12-month refill of birth control prescriptions instead of making women go to the pharmacy every month.
Could accessory dwelling units be the answer to Portland's housing crisis? They are for one family forced out by skyrocketing rent.
This couple and their adult daughter, who is mentally disabled, were grandfathered into their room at the Motel 6 in Roseburg. Had they tried renting a room last month, they would have been denied.
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.
Progressive groups like Planned Parenthood have enjoyed a fundraising bonanza since the election of Donald Trump. The challenge for these groups is to use the windfall effectively.
The Salem area, long seen as the more affordable, less-cool cousin of Portland, is not exempt from the state's housing crisis.
Hundreds of tenants and renters' rights advocates gathered outside the Normandy Apartment building in Northeast Portland Saturday to protest a rent increase slated to go into effect on April 1.
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.
El Ayuntamiento de Portland votó unánimemente para aprobar un proyecto de ley que obliga a propietarios a pagar a sus inquilinos una “tarifa de reubicación” cuando los desalojan sin causa o aumentan los alquileres más del 10 por ciento.
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Portland Commissioner Chloe Eudaly and Mayor Ted Wheeler have proposed an ordinance that would require landlords to pay to relocate tenants when they face a no-cause eviction.
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.
An audit released Tuesday finds communication problems and a lack of data at the state’s housing agency are putting affordable rentals at risk.
As housing costs increase across the state, a slim majority of Oregon voters support repealing the statewide ban on rent control — with the most support being in the Portland area.
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.
Sixty of Portland's most vulnerable residents faced eviction. So they've come up with a plan to buy their mobile home park themselves.