In rural Oregon, trips to food banks are the new normal

In towns such as Junction City, rising housing costs push families to pantries to fill monthly budget gaps by Thacher Schmid | 2 Mar 2018 Walking through the immaculate, well-organized aisles of Junction City Local Aid’s food pantry, Jeanie Burr … Continue reading In rural Oregon, trips to food banks are the new normal

No-cause evictions imminent at North Portland apartments; tenants push back

Some residents are suing the landlords of The Melrose apartments in St. Johns, claiming their ouster is retaliatory and discriminatory Life is somewhere between hard and heartbreak for the majority-Latino tenants remaining in The Melrose apartments, where residents of 40 … Continue reading No-cause evictions imminent at North Portland apartments; tenants push back