City Commissioner Dan Saltzman Wants to Require 90-Day Notice for Evictions and Rent Hikes


Portland City Commissioner Dan Saltzman today responded to outcry from local housing activists by proposing that landlords must provide tenants with a 90-day notice of no-fault evictions.The city’s current rules require a 30-day notice for eviction or a rent hike of more than 10 percent. Salesman’s proposal would also increase the notice period for 10-percent rent increases to at least 90 days. ...   More
Wednesday, September 16, 2015 AARON MESH

Hotseat: Kim-Mai Cutler

A San Francisco reporter talks about the rental dystopia Portland hopes to avoid.

News Stories
The cost of renting an apartment looks like an Uber price surge. Longtime residents are being pushed out. And the shortage of affordable housing is political kryptonite. But enough about San Francisc   More
Wednesday, September 16, 2015 AARON MESH

Dr. Know: Rental Rebuttals

Readers call foul on Dr. Know’s mortgage vs rent calculations.

Dr. Know
You made a huge miscalculation in your segment on home ownership [“Lies My Newspaper Told Me,” WW, March 14, 2012]: You assume that rents won’t rise for 30 years…  —G.B.F. …remember   More
Wednesday, March 21, 2012 MARTY SMITH

Renter’s Hell

Portlanders pay a steep price in the nation’s toughest rental market.

Cover Story
The first place Lindsay Bozanich finally found to rent this year came with fingernail clippings in the bed.  They probably belonged to the former resident of her $800 Murphy bed-equipped    More
Wednesday, December 7, 2011 HANNAH HOFFMAN


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