COVID-19 Landlord-Tenant Policy Changes

Information on landlord-tenant policy changes due to COVID-19 for Oregon, Multnomah County, and City of Portland.

Important Updates

Please be aware many COVID-related protections have expired.

See FAQ on past protections

Limited emergency rental assistance may still be available to tenants. Tenants should contact 211info for more information on how to access local emergency rental assistance.

COVID-19 Renter Protections

  • For tenants who have already applied for emergency rental assistance and notified their landlord: There is a safe harbor protection from termination or eviction due to nonpayment of rent while the application for rental assistance is pending or up until Sept. 30, 2022. View FAQ for more details and requirements

Eviction Prevention Resources

Terminations and Evictions

Frequently asked questions about the eviction moratorium.

Oregon Eviction Moratorium FAQ

Rent Increases

Learn about how a rent increase may trigger the need to provide relocation assistance to a tenant.

Mandatory Renter Relocation Assistance