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Landlords, Beware: HUD Warns Against Discriminating Based on Criminal Background

Last month, the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development issued guidance that all residential landlords, property managers, and brokers should be aware of: While checking a potential renter’s criminal background is not off limits when reviewing the person’s housing application, doing so in a way that has an adverse effect on a protected … Continue Reading

Portland’s Booming Residential Market Remains Hot

Zillow calls Portland the nation’s fourth “hottest” apartment market based upon a combination of new apartments as a percentage of total rentals (just 1.7 percent), the percentage of new apartments rented within three months (72 percent), and apartment rent appreciation over the preceding year (8.6 percent). Not to be outdone, Axiometrics ranks Portland as the … Continue Reading
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