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Oregon Set to Become 1st State With Mandatory Rent Controls

SALEM, Ore. — Faced with a housing shortage and skyrocketing rents, Oregon is poised to become the first state to impose mandatory rent controls, with a measure establishing tenant protections moving swiftly through the Legislature. "We've waited too long a...

In Modesto, Uncle Shelby’s Old House Is Now a Rental

This is the fifth of six columns from Joe Mathews in a series about California housing, struggles, and dreams. (GV Wire Illustration/Alexis DeSha) Housing and the stability it promises can be hard to find in California. Take the family of Shelby Humphre...