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Portland housing agency to commission second fair housing study

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High Five
Thursday, March 01, 2012

After rejecting earlier report because of flawed testing, Housing Bureau launches new test for landlords.

“The testing we got before was not reliable,” says City Commissioner Nick Fish, who oversees the housing bureau. “We’re doing a complete reset.”

The new test, unlike the first one, will be designed to help facilitate enforcement actions against any landlords found to violate the Fair Housing Act, Fish says. “For some of the bad actors, we’re prepared to go the enforcement route,” he says.

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