Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Gov. Brown's Proposed Ban on No-Cause Evictions Dividing Landlord & Tenant Groups

The Portland Mercury recently published an article titled "Eviction Wars," which covers the gulf between tenant and landlord groups regarding no-cause evictions.  Governor Brown is proposing a bill for the 2017 legislative session that would ban terminating month-to-month leases without "due cause." Portland Tenants United is accusing landlords of using rent money to "buy off" politicians, while Multifamily NW is encouraging politicians to look beyond anecdotal evidence. Read more.