Supper Club: Central Oregon’s Rental Housing Market

Three guests, good food, and a glass of wine at Pine Tavern Restaurant … those are the ingredients for our weekly Supper Club series, brought to you by Great American Furniture Warehouse.

State representatives just passed a new tenant protection bill that would lift the ban on rent control and provide more protections from no-cause evictions. For this week’s Supper Club, we sat down with three members of the local housing industry to talk about the impact that the new law could have on the rental housing market in Central Oregon.

 

Winter Weather Gives Renters a Sliver of Hope

If you’ve ever tried to rent a place in Bend, you know the drill: fill out an application, and go up against a dozen, or several dozen renters who want the same place. But a perfect storm of winter weather and new construction has opened a tiny window of opportunity for anyone looking to get into a house or apartment.

Central Oregon Daily’s Mackenzie Wilson takes a closer look.