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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.

Dec 30, 2019

A round-up of the affordable housing positions of some of the US Democratic Presidential candidates is featured.


Dec 23, 2019

Three landlord members of Portland's Rental Services Commission quit due to renter advocate's hostility; Washington State Legislature likely to consider more tenant protections in 2020; the U.S. Supreme Court decides it's ok for the homeless to sleep outside when there are not enough shelter beds available.


Dec 16, 2019

A Seattle City Council member proposes a ban on residential evictions during winter months; a recently built mixed-use development designed by the City of Portland faces increasing criticism as storefronts remain empty two years after opening, and a state of Oregon poll finds that residents believe their...


Dec 9, 2019

This week: Portland developers could be required to provide public space with room for tents under new design guidelines; a 13-year-old 100-unit apartment building owned by the City of Portland evacuated 22 tenants fearing potential roof collapse, and CNN’s Anderson Cooper recently visited the Emerald City for...


Dec 2, 2019

Portland, Oregon's robust 2019 economy and the forecast for 2020 is discussed in this podcast with local expert Christian Kaylor of the Oregon Employment Department.