housing-costs

The costs of construction — from materials to labor — lead many developers to favor luxury home building over starter homes because they offer a higher return per square foot. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

By Casey Quinlan - Oregon Capital Chronicle

Housing costs, including rental prices, are on the path to stabilizing, but evidence of this won’t show up in inflation measures anytime soon, economists say.

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