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The 5 Myths About Portland Apartments

The accusations ring out in bars. The gripes spill onto Internet comment threads. And the complaints echo like angry yodels down the newly built canyons of Southeast Division Street and North    More
Wednesday, June 10, 2015 AARON MESH

The Share Up There

A battle between West Hills neighbors over vacation rentals shows where the sharing economy could be headed.

Policing the “sharing economy” as it evolves in Portland has been challenging for city officials. Rulemakers continue to grapple with what to do with Uber, and short-term vacation rental s   More
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 ANNA WALTERS

Unhappy Campers

A stickler for City Hall process, Amanda Fritz takes a new tack with Right 2 Dream Too.

City Commissioner Amanda Fritz has always demanded that City Hall follow its own rules. She often railed against ex-Commissioner Randy Leonard’s backroom maneuvers and held up the City Council o   More
Wednesday, September 18, 2013 EMILY SCHIOLA

Not So Black & White

Why is the Fair Housing Council keeping details of its recent discrimination study secret?

City Commissioner Nick Fish has been in crisis management for more than a month
Wednesday, June 22, 2011 BRENT WALTH

Loan Wolf

A Portlander takes on a mortgage giant to save her property—and she’s not alone.

After a North Portland rental home owned by Dawn Lind went into foreclosure last fall, she jumped into a nationwide legal fight that could affect millions of residential properties. Lind, who learn   More
Wednesday, March 2, 2011 JAMES PITKIN

House United

What a worker-owned restaurant is doing about the housing crisis.

In a city with an estimated shortage of 20,000 affordable housing units, every new project in Portland helps, even if it’s only a few units. “Affordable    More
Wednesday, February 2, 2011 REBECCA JACOBSON
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