From Lifeability’s Facebook page:
These can be a good option for some renters.


According to Multifamily NW, a rental industry association, rents in the Portland area have climbed 6-7 percent a year since 2010. This year, they reached $827 a month for studio apartments — more than $1,000 a month in Northwest Portland.


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