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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.

Aug 15, 2017

This week: The City of Portland considers special tax breaks for projects approved before inclusionary zoning took effect; Mayor Ted Wheeler criticized for lack of action on affordable housing initiatives; and Portland's relatively low rent-to-income cost average.


Aug 9, 2017

In this week's news: REIS announces the national vacancy rate; streamlining Portland's design review; affordable housing bill proposed in U.S. Senate.


Aug 9, 2017

In an interview with HFO partner Greg Frick, Portland attorney Andy Hahs discusses the 2017 legislative session and Portland's relocation assistance program, which is likely to be modified and extended this year by Portland's City Council.


Aug 1, 2017

This week: housing shortage to possibly worsen by 2030; developers underbuilding to avoid Portland IZ rules; Clark County tax appeals due 8/7.