Seattle renters flock to Portland as growing tech

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According to a new report, Seattle renters are flocking to Portland, Oregon, as an alternative to the Emerald City’s ever-increasing cost of housing.

A “migration report” from Apartment List details 7.9 percent of Seattle’s renters headed south to live in Portland, the most of any city.

“West Coast tech workers look to Portland as a more affordable alternative to San Francisco and Seattle,” the report reads. It goes on to note that “Seattle is the 2nd most common source of inbound searches to Portland,” behind only San Francisco.

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