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Thursday Jul 14 | via OregonLive.com
An 82-year-old woman who is fighting to keep her Northeast Portland house -- after she says a real-estate agent fooled her into signing papers to sell it -- has won a small victory. This week, Multnomah County Circuit Judge Adrienne Nelson shot down the request of the real estate company RE/MAX Equity group, its agents and the aspiring homebuyer to get the elderly woman's lawsuit dismissed. Comment?
Thursday Jun 30 | via OregonLive.com
Portland is in the midst of the worst housing crisis we've seen in decades. Rents are rising, vacancies are dropping, the median home price now approaches $400,000 and increasingly, more and more people have no safe place to call home. Comment?
Jun 19, 2016 | via Willamette Week
On the campaign trail for Portland mayor, Jessie Sponberg brought theatrics to his quest for more affordable housing and economic security for marginalized communities. He blasted opponents, disrupted candidate forums -and released what was by far the best campaign video of the May primary . Comment?
Jun 14, 2016 | via The Bee
The beginning of the end for many of Portland's zombie homes may have begun Friday afternoon, when Mayor Charlie Hales laid out his vision of a city with a new foreclosure process and better communication between city agencies. It has been more than 50 years since the city has foreclosed on an abandoned home, and, as detailed in a Portland Tribune series last month, more than 400 of the vacant properties now blight neighborhoods on the east side. Comment?
Jun 9, 2016 | via Portland Tribune
Affordable housing advocates are counting on the Portland City Council to place the city's first-ever bond measure to fund affordable housing projects on the November general election ballot. 'We expect it will be a unanimous vote,' says Jes Larson, director of the Welcome Home coalition, which includes over 140 anti-poverty, cultural, environmental justice, faith, social service and other organizations. Comment?
Wednesday Jul 13 | via Local TV Station KTVZ
The housing market in Central Oregon continued its upward trend in the first half of 2016, but there were wide disparities in how much prices rose -- or jumped, depending on the area, the region's Realtors reported Tuesday. The Central Oregon Association of Realtors said the median home price for the first half of 2016, compared to a year earlier, was up 9 percent in Bend, 10 percent in Redmond, 43 percent in Sisters, 6 percent in Sunriver, 23 percent in La Pine, 27 percent in Jefferson County and 11 percent in Crook County. Comment?
Tuesday Jul 5 | via Mortgage News Daily
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Saturday Jul 2 | via The News-Review
Stud prices are up and most statistics are favorable for the economy, despite the fact the housing starts remain unchanged. Further improvements are expected over the next four years. Comment?
Thursday Jun 30 | via The Skanner
The report ranks Oregon 32nd in the nation for child well-being, which measures factors such as the economic security of parents, access to healthcare and quality of education. Tonia Hunt, the executive director for Children First for Oregon, the state partner of the KIDS Count project, said Oregon's child well-being rating has been worsening over the years. Comment?
Wednesday Jun 29 | via National Mortgage News
The streak continued in April: Yet again, home values in the Portland region grew faster than in any of the other 20 major metro areas measured by the monthly Standard & Poor's Case-Shiller home price index, released Tuesday. Local home values posted a 12.3 percent year-over-year increase in April, the highest gains among the 20 cities by a fairly wide margin. Comment?
6 min ago | via Fog City Journal
The growth in college debt is an issue close to the hearts of millions of voters, but for young Americans who came of age in the midst of the recession, it is a problem of towering proportions. For many of the "Millennial" generation, finding meaningful employment to repay staggering student loan debt, has proved a near impossible challenge. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Independent.ie
The Government's Action Plan for Housing and Homelessness includes measures to help former prisoners and sex offenders get accommodation once they are released. The Government's Action Plan for Housing and Homelessness includes measures to help former prisoners and sex offenders get accommodation once they are released. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Independent.ie
A new property bubble caused by a lack of affordable homes and Central Bank lending rules is seeing the cost of houses rise in areas outside Dublin's commuter belt. A new property bubble caused by a lack of affordable homes and Central Bank lending rules is seeing the cost of houses rise in areas outside Dublin's commuter belt. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Stuff.co.nz
Labour finance spokesman Grant Robertson says the Reserve Bank needs a bigger mandate, and the days of only controlling inflation to steady the economy were gone. Monetary policy needs to be reviewed and Reserve Bank is operating on a broken mandate, says Labour's Finance Spokesman Grant Robertson. Comment?
1 hr ago | via Republican Journal
Rare opportunity to purchase this stunning 3.2 acre parcel with 900' +/ of waterfront including sandy cove, oyster beds, rocky ledges, and an existing home site, with a well, and septic plan design. The existing home site is tucked between a moss covered ledge, and the sandy beach at Cat Cove. Comment?
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