Are People Still Moving to Oregon?

It’s a familiar tale in Portland: drawn to our milder summers and relatively cheaper cost of living, Californians are leaving their state in droves and settling in Oregon, pushing up prices and pushing out locals. But do the numbers support that? The 2020 US Migration Report from North American Moving Services paints…

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Local Eviction Moratoria

Oregon Last month the Oregon legislature voted to extend the state’s eviction moratorium through the end of June 2021. This means that if tenants cannot pay their rent landlords cannot evict them until at least July. But these tenant protections are not automatic. In order to be protected from eviction tenants must…

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Support Local Businesses!

Why Shop Local? As you finish up (or are just beginning?) your holiday shopping, consider seeking out local businesses! When you spend money locally, more of those dollars are then recirculated back into our local economy. Some studies estimate that for every $100 spent at locally-owned businesses, $73 stays in the local…

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Return your ballot by November 3rd!

Ballots Have Been Mailed!

Updated 10/20/20 Have you received your ballot yet? If you live in Oregon you should have already received your ballot! Oregon ballots were mailed October 14th. If you live in Multnomah county and have not received your ballot call the Multnomah County Elections Office at 503-988-VOTE (8683) as soon as possible! If…

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Are You Ready to Vote?

With everything going on you may not have realized that we’re less than two months away from Election Day! This year Election Day is on Tuesday, November 3rd and the deadline to register to vote is Tuesday, October 13th. If you are a resident of Oregon, you can register to vote online…

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Special Election August 11th!

Did you receive a ballot in the mail last week? If you live in the City of Portland you should have! Portland is holding a special election on August 11th to fill the seat of City Commissioner Nick Fish, who passed away in January. During the May primary 15 people ran for…

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