6) Oregon Live: Spurred by rising rents, there's a notable rise in Latinx homeownership in Portland


For immigrants and the first and second-generation children of immigrants, owning a home is a life-long goal. In parts of Portland, that goal is becoming a reality with the homeownership rate for Latinos now on par with that for whites. The Census Bureau pegs both at about 67% - a rarity.

Amid Portland's affordable housing crisis, Latinx families have managed to buy a lot more homes around the metro area.


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