Crisis Measures

Oregon Capitol

Oregon First State to Implement Statewide Rent Control

Democratic legislators made short work of a huge shift in housing policy.

February 27, 2019 - KUOW

State capital building

Statewide Rent Control Moving Through the Oregon Legislature

Democratic legislators in Oregon are pushing hard to approve a statewide rent control bill that would be the first of its kind in the United States.

February 19, 2019 - Oregon Public Broadcasting

San Francisco, California

By-Right Approval for Affordable Housing Projects Proposed in San Francisco

San Francisco Mayor London Breed is fighting hard to make it easier to develop affordable housing in the cost-impacted city. A fight will likely be required.

February 7, 2019 - The Bay City Beacon

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