Monday, November 28, 2016

Oregonian Editorial Board Reacts to Eudaly's Proposed "Municipal Disobedience"

In a post published Sunday, the Oregonian Editorial Board chastised newly elected City Council member Chloe Eudaly for her suggestion last week that Portland should enact rent control prior to the removal of the statewide ban. They have cautioned Eudaly that she will need to shift from activism to governing, which will require coalition building and reaching out to constituents who may not have voted for her. The Editorial Board also pointed out that rent control is not a panacea, and it does not address many of the underlying causes of high housing costs. Read More.