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Wednesday, August 1, 2018
Tenants Withholding Rent at Southeast Portland Apartment Complex in Largest Rent Strike in Decades
The Willamette Week reports that the tenants of the Holgate Manor apartment complex in Southeast Portland plan to withhold rent beginning August 1st, due to rent increases and construction at the property. In January of this year, the property owner offered up to $5,200 to tenants who wanted to leave the property, more than is required by the city's renter relocation fee ordinance. Portland Tenants United held a vote among Holgate Manor tenants on July 30th - 21 of 53 households voted to join the rent strike. Read more.