January 2021

January 2021

Greetings! Remember me? It’s been 2 years since I last left my position as President of Rental Housing Alliance, Oregon. But now I’m back. It seems like just yesterday, right? Well, actually no….  So much has changed in the last 24 months. Our industry has seismically...
December 2020

December 2020

Dear friends and fellow landlords, I hope you had a great Thanksgiving holiday, even if it was only a Zoom gathering with family and friends. I thank all of you who have been writing, calling, and emailing our state legislators as they debate the current round of...
October 2020

October 2020

October Surprise! I sincerely hope that you, your families, and your tenants safely made it through last month’s wildfire crisis and are continuing to safely navigate the COVID-19 pandemic. I understand the exhaustion that many of you feel and look forward to sharing...
September 2020

September 2020

I do not have a “back-to-school” message this month, as it appears that a majority of Oregon students won’t be going back in the traditional sense. So, I will call this my “back-to-legislative-session” message instead. To begin – thank you! Thank you to all the...
July 2020

July 2020

Summer has finally arrived! The days are warm, the skies are blue, and all Oregon counties are in some stage of reopening. All is well with the world. Well, not quite. As I write this, the Oregon Legislature is meeting in a Special Session to pass legislation...