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HFO Multifamily Marketwatch

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

Jan 29, 2018

This week: there's a controversy brewing over heights of new buildings in downtown Portland; a new report ranks Portland's rents as the 20th highest in the nation; and leaked White House "infrastructure plans" call for a 50% reduction in the federal reimbursement rate for new projects.

Jan 22, 2018

This week: in Washington State there’s a new legislative proposal to end the state ban on rent control; in Portland, the topic of just how tall new buildings should be; and if Seattle can build 1,400 affordable housing units for $100 million, why does Portland need $258 million for just 1,300 units? We explain.

Jan 15, 2018

This week: Portland-area real estate professionals weigh in on how the new tax law will impact the commercial real estate industry; the Historic Landmarks Commission and neighborhood residents are pushing back on a low-income housing project being proposed in the Historic Alphabet District; two moving companies confirm...