October 2018

October 2018

The November elections are now around the corner and landlords all around the state of Oregon should be put on notice that their voices count. In 2017 HB 2004, a “rent control” bill, was introduced in the state legislature. It seems like ancient history now. There was...
September 2018

September 2018

Happy Autumn! The fall returns. The leaves turn red and gold. Football is on! Kids are back at school (and parents have free time again). It’s the season to re-stow the patio furniture and weatherize the boat and service the furnace. It’s time to clean the chimney...
August 2018

August 2018

As we sit on our sun-soaked patios in August we have time to reflect and (re)consider things in our past. You might notice that daydreaming is one of my favorite pastimes. I am musing today about those days as a landlord when we could charge any rent we wanted without...
July 2018

July 2018

Besides being a key lobbyist in the State of Oregon on behalf of smaller rental property owners, Rental Housing Alliance Oregon is known for its exceptional networking, excellent education, and massive generosity. As a non-profit organization, our Board of Directors...
June 2018

June 2018

By the time you read this I’ll be back. Today, I’m packing for my overseas trip to Jerusalem. My wife and I will be gone 2 weeks and of course I am worried that my absence will come at a crucial time. The primary elections. Collecting late rent. Sending 72 hour...