Portland Ordinance to Protect Renters May Be a Model for Other Cities. but Landlords Are Fighting Back.
The idea seemed simple enough. Last year, Portland passed a law to ease the pain of renters being forced out of their homes or facing large rent hikes. Officials and housing advocates, in particular, were worried about those facing “no-cause” evictions. Such renters aren’t compelled to relocate because they damage property or fail to pay [...]