Tenants Still Seeking Answers

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Thanksgiving is just around the corner, but tenants at one Springfield apartment complex are being forced to figure out last minute where they’ll be celebrating this year. It’s been three days since they were told they would have to move because their apartment building has been declared unsafe to live in. The … Continue reading »

City Club Discusses Student Housing

EUGENE, Ore. — It’s an evolution that happened over time–the west University area morphed into a neighborhood chock full of student housing. That’s created some conflicts, like party noise and underage drinking. The City Club of Eugene tackled the issue Friday while hearing from the university’s housing director about how he resolves those conflicts. One … Continue reading »

Bill Proposes Changes for Landlords

EUGENE, Ore. — A bill working its way through the Oregon legislature would give and take some freedoms for landlords. If passed, landlords would be able to require tenants to purchase rental insurance. But on the other hand it would also restrict criminal background checks landlords can use when deciding if someone can live in … Continue reading »

UO Hosts Housing Fair

EUGENE, Ore. — University of Oregon students are preparing to look for where they’ll live next year, so the UO Dean of Students sponsored a housing fair. The goal is to bring property managers, landlords and other community services together to help students see what options are out there. “I think there’s a wonderful developmental … Continue reading »

Police Train Landlords on Ordinance

EUGENE, Ore. — The Eugene Police Department offered a training Tuesday for local landlords about tenant laws, but one rule in particular had property owners’ interest. After Monday night’s city council vote, many Eugene landlords are curious how the social host ordinance will change their business. Part of the ordinance holds landlords accountable for social … Continue reading »