For the average Black household to pay just one month’s back rent by saving 10% of its earnings would take 5.7 months.
“People are going, ‘Oh my gosh, I can finally live in this place where I’ve vacationed.’”
Only if U of O is forced to clear the campus, including dorms, will families get financial relief.
City Hall has, at long last, overhauled its residential neighborhood zoning.
“I think in American Western culture, the separation from your parents is an achievement,” Valderrama says. “In our culture, it’s almost the exact opposite.”