Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Owners Concerned About New Oregon Law on Section 8 Vouchers

A law taking effect in Oregon next summer prohibits apartment owners from discriminating against renters based on source of income.  Aimed at protecting recipients of Section 8 Vouchers, the law may or may not actually result in any kind of change in the market. 

We asked Phil Owen, past President of the Rental Housing Association of Greater Portland, for his thoughts.  Click below to watch our interview.

Click here to download a PDF of the summary of legislative changes made in Oregon this last session.