Judge upholds Portland’s renter protections ordinance, but bill at Capitol dies

Advocates for renters in Portland celebrated a big legal victory Friday while at the same time, a major renters’ rights bill died in the Oregon Legislature.

A judge ruled against property owners who sued to overturn new protections for tenants in the city of Portland. Landlords argued the protections are against state law.

Source: Judge upholds Portland’s renter protections ordinance, but bill at Capitol dies | KATU