Consumer Law

Oregon Tenants Sue Over Living Conditions at an Affordable Housing Complex

Residents of an Oregon affordable housing complex say their living conditions are inhospitable and they want their rent back.

Tenants at the Allen Fremont Plaza in Northeast Portland gathered in the courtyard of the three-story complex Wednesday, describing mold, vermin and people who don’t live there camping in the building’s indoor common areas, The Oregonian/OregonLive reported.

Tenants Gary Bailey, John Brant, Huey Martin, Cathy Mayes and Lisa McConnell have filed lawsuits against Reach Community Development Corp., in Multnomah County Circuit Court. The affordable housing provider, which took over operations of the building seven years ago, didn’t immediately respond to a request for comment.

Read the source article at Associated Press News

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