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Thursday, April 18, 2019
Tenant Screening Ordinance Vote to Be Delayed Two Weeks
Portland Commissioner Chloe Eudaly's office announced that it will be delaying the vote on its tenant screening and security deposit reform proposals. Public testimony was April 3rd and 4th, and the vote was originally scheduled for April 25th. According to Eudaly's office, the Commissioner plans to take an additional two weeks to rework the proposal. In response, Deborah Imse of Multifamily NW stated, "We share the goal of reducing barriers to housing, but Portland needs to ensure the rules are not so onerous that rental housing providers decide to give up and get out." Read more.