Tenant in North Portland Sues Housing Nonprofit, Alleging Drafty Building Had Rodents and Camping in Hallways

On Friday, a senior tenant living at a North Portland affordable housing building sued the property owner for alleged poor conditions inside and outside of the building—including overflowing trash receptacles that attracted rodents and pests, inadequate weatherproofing that allowed in rain and heat, and criminal activity and squatting in hallways by non-residents who got inside.