Oregon Senate holds first committee hearing for rent control bill

The bill would make it more expensive for landlords to evict tenants without cause, and would cap annual rent hikes at 8%.

SALEM, Ore. — Tenants from across Oregon gathered in Salem Monday to testify at the first committee hearing for Senate Bill 611, which would cap annual rent increases at either 3% plus inflation or a flat 8% — whichever is lower.

Oregon passed a previous rent control rule in 2019, Senate Bill 608, that capped rent at 7% plus inflation, but tenant organizations reacted with alarm last year when state economists announced that the high rate of inflation meant that rents could be hiked

→ Continue reading at KGW TV

Related articles


Share article

Latest articles