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Thursday, January 23, 2020
Oregon Lawmaker Calls for Allocating Funds for Enforcement of Fair Housing Laws
State Senator Shemia Fagan is proposing new legislation with Oregon Labor Commissioner Val Hoyle that would allocate $299,000 to hire a prosecutor and four staff members charged with investigating complaints of housing discrimination and educating landlords on housing laws. According to Hoyle, the legislation would allow Oregon to re-join a partnership with the US Department of Housing and Urban Development, which ended in 2015. Read more.