Some may ask why it took so long for Oregon lawmakers even begin to talk seriously about Oregon’s (and most of the country’s) runaway rental rates. Rents have shot through the roof all across the U.S., including here in Oregon.
But finally the Oregon State Legislature has heard enough horror stories and monitored the growing legions of homelessness that it appears something finally might be done to slow down rent increases.
But some say, the proposed rent controls won’t slow skyrocketing rent prices nearly enough. Here’s the story in the Oregonian. Click here.