Multifamily Energy Reporting and Tenant Notice Informational Meeting - May 23

Public Meeting
Learn more about proposed code changes to Title 17 that would expand the current commercial building energy reporting program requirements to include multifamily residential buildings and increase prospective renters’ understanding of their energy bills, indoor air quality, and access to cooling.
Image of two large multifamily housing buildings with a bridge all surrounded by fog with the tip of Mount Hood showing in the background.
12:00 pm 1:00 pm

Connection Instructions

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Event recording


The City of Portland seeks to help reduce carbon emissions and health risks for Portlanders by expanding energy reporting requirements to multifamily buildings and increasing prospective renters’ understanding of their energy bills, indoor air quality, and access to cooling. 

Register to learn more about this proposed policy that would help Portlanders make more informed choices about the health risks and energy costs of rental units at one of two identical events:

Energy reporting 

The proposed code changes to Title 17 would expand the current commercial building energy reporting program requirements for annual energy use and carbon emissions to include multifamily residential buildings.

Tenant notice

Starting in 2026, owners of attached rental housing (duplexes and larger) would be required to disclose the following climate and health information to tenants at time of application for each unit:

1.    Instructions on how to access potential average and peak monthly energy costs;
2.    Resources to help low-income renters pay utility bills;
3.    The health risks associated with using natural gas or electric stoves, and the benefits of ventilation. 
4.    The presence and type of air-conditioning, such as central air-conditioner, window air-conditioner, portable heat pump, central heat pump or ductless heat pump, as well as passive cooling measures, such as tree shade, awnings and cool roofs.

Owners of attached rental housing will also be required to share natural gas stove and air-conditioning data with City of Portland annually.