REPRESENTED

Think Out Loud is traveling to cities and towns across the state to hear about the policy issues that matter to Oregonians. How do the decisions of lawmakers in Salem affect our lives? See our full series coverage here.


Across the state, Oregonians who rent are struggling to find and keep their homes. This year, some state lawmakers are putting forward bills they hope could help to solve that problem. We hear from voices on all sides of the issue.

The Tenant

Coya Crespin with son, Titan, and daughter, Saraia, outside their apartment at Titan Manor. On Thursday, Jan. 5, 2018, she and other tenants filed a lawsuit against the complex's new owners.

Coya Crespin with son, Titan, and daughter, Saraia, outside their apartment at Titan Manor. On Thursday, Jan. 5, 2018, she and other tenants filed a lawsuit against the complex’s new owners.

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