Dom Belcastro shares his experience as a tenant advocate in Multnomah County's Eviction Court and his ideas for developing a community led tenant representative program, offering assistance to tenants in eviction court who cannot afford the high costs for an attorney. See his video on our blog page.
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SB 608 proposed Tenant Legislation by House & Senate Democrats fails to address Oregon's prohibition on rent control and ending no cause evictions .Read: "Loopholes, Potholes & Sinkholes "
by Marih Alyn-Claire
"Instead of a tenant protection bill, it reads more like a series of tenant deceptions".
Over 200 people signed up to testify before Sen. Fagan, Chair of the Senate Housing Committee, Co-chaired by Sen. Girod.
More supporters for the bill were present than non- supporters including landlords.
You can view the entire 4 hour hearing below
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Katrina Holland, Dir. of Community Alliance of Tenants begins the testimonies.