fair housing council of Oregon http://ijpr.org en Oregon's New Housing Law http://ijpr.org/post/oregons-new-housing-law <p></p><p></p><p></p><p>Discrimination in rental housing is banned under law.&nbsp;</p><p>But landlords in Oregon could refuse to rent to people who got rental assistance through the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program.&nbsp;</p><p>That ended effective July 1, when the <a href="http://www.oregonrentalhousing.com/section-8-bill/" target="_blank"><strong>Housing Choice Act</strong></a> went into effect under Oregon law.&nbsp; Wed, 09 Jul 2014 17:10:30 +0000 Geoffrey Riley & Charlotte Duren 15555 at http://ijpr.org Oregon's New Housing Law Ensuring Fair Practices In Housing http://ijpr.org/post/ensuring-fair-practices-housing <p></p><p>Years after laws against discrimination passed at every level of government, there are still episodes of people being denied housing because of skin color.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p>The <a href="http://www.fhco.org/" target="_blank"><strong>Fair Housing Council of Oregon</strong></a> investigates such cases and provides training to prevent discrimination from taking places.&nbsp; Mon, 04 Nov 2013 20:45:00 +0000 Geoffrey Riley & Charlotte Duren 2398 at http://ijpr.org Ensuring Fair Practices In Housing