New Law Prohibits Rental Discrimination

MEDFORD, Ore. – A new law in Oregon now means that landlords cannot turn away renters because they receive federal Section 8 subsidies. The law went into effect July 1. The subsidies pay for part of the rent for people with low-income who qualify for the program. Previously, landlords were able to advertise for rentals … Continue reading »

State Picks Up AP Test Fees

EUGENE, Ore. — Oregon is lending a helping hand to students who can’t afford to take advanced placement tests. Low-income students can take AP tests for a discounted price, thanks to a federal grant. With new funding the state legislature approved last year, those students will be able to take the $89 tests for free. … Continue reading »