Oregon housing advocates, state lawmakers revisit no-cause evictions ban

Thousands of Oregonian renters could be at risk of finding eviction notices on their doors by this summer.

A February report by Portland State University’s Homeless Research & Action Collaborative estimates up to 89,000 Oregon households could be at risk of living through such a scenario which could cost the state as much as $3.3 billion in health, shelter, child welfare, and juvenile justice costs.

Oregonians have less than six months to find out for themselves should state lawmakers allow the statewide eviction moratorium to expire on June 30 without a lifeboat for tenants and landlords.

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