Bogus statistics undercut city program to help Portland renters

The Oregonian quoted Juliet Musso about the failure of Portland housing officials to rehabilitate rental properties as budgeted. The Portland Housing Bureau won nearly $500,000 from the City Council last year, bureau officials banked the money and let it sit. They haven’t repaired a single unit. The amount could have paid for nearly four dozen…

Bedrosian Center Research Presentations: Designing for Capacity

The USC Bedrosian Center funds several grants for USC Price faculty research on governance issues. Designing for Capacity: performance management as a governance challenge Juliet Musso, Associate Professor and Christopher Weare, Research Assistant Professor The performance management literature has identified an array of analytic tools, linked measures to management goals, and discussed the importance of systemic…