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COVID-19 Freeze for Multnomah County

The four-week (minimum) freeze is in effect through December 16th.

Employment Verification

BHR provides employment verification for mortgage applications, reference checks, loan applications, apartment leases, and anything that requires proof of employment.

This form will take 5 minutes to complete. Staff will respond to your request within 2 business days.

Fax Request and Authorization

During the COVID-19 outbreak the City is prioritizing essential services and shifting support and personnel to support those services as needed. If possible please utilize one of our web service options. 

In accordance with the Oregon State Law, BHR is only able to provide the following information for employment verification: Dates of employment and position held.

Please note that if you are requesting additional information on behalf of a current or former City employee, you will need a completed authorization from the employee. 

You will need to provide us:

  • Your Name
  • Business Name
  • Business Address and Mailing Address
  • Fax Number 
  • Contact Information
  • Employee Authorization
  • Employee Full Name 
  • Desired Return Date
503-865-3289

Telephone Request

In accordance with the Oregon State Law, BHR is only able to provide the following information for employment verification: Dates of employment and position held.

Please note that if you are requesting additional information on behalf of a current or former City employee, you will need a completed authorization from the employee. 

You will need to provide us:

  • Your Name
  • Business Name
  • Business Address and Mailing Address
  • Contact Information
  • Employee Authorization
  • Employee Full Name 

Mailing address

1120 sw 5th ave
Room 987
portland, OR 97204