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HFO Multifamily Marketwatch

HFO's team of researchers and experts in the apartment market for Oregon and SW Washington review the latest news of interest to area multifamily owners and investors.

May 24, 2017

This week: Portland's budget, school district levy, Oregon's robust economy, and where, oh where are the inclusionary zoning projects? We return after Memorial Day on June 6th.


May 16, 2017

This week: Portland Mayor says housing trumps need for parking; conflict continues in the Eastmoreland neighborhood and the Portland Development Commission is now Prosper Portland. Our podcast returns next Weds 5/24.


May 9, 2017

In this episode: newspapers worldwide reporting on Oregon's battle over rent control; a zoning bill in Salem causes uproar in Multnomah Village and Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler proposes financial support for a Portland startup website to help renters.


May 3, 2017

In this week's episode: Oregon economist Josh Lehner says he expects homeownership to grow relative to renting in the years ahead; a new expert report says inclusionary zoning has a near zero effect on increasing affordable housing.