Democratic Governor Kate Brown is expected to sign off on the law, which would affect areas that are home to some 2.8 million people.
All over the country low-income citizens are struggling to attain more economic mobility. A new program funded by two large foundations is working to address that.
For an issue on which so many agree—the rent is too damned high, especially in urban areas—housing affordability doesn't present one single obvious fix.
The growth of the tech industry has put a high premium on available housing, and new construction isn't keeping up with need.
Housing advocates, immigrants' rights groups, social policy think tanks, and public housing management organizations have united in opposition to the rule.
From Sonoma to San Diego, the state faces a massive affordability crisis; across the political gradient, few residents disagree on that, even if they don't see eye to eye on how to solve it.
Middle-class pedestrians sometimes think an iPhone is a luxury for a poor person. In fact, that device can help them find resources, health care, and community.
The protections stem from when Rudy Giuliani, together with the real-estate industry, maneuvered behind the scenes in 1995 to exempt downtown Manhattan apartments from rent stabilization rules.