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Translations of Rental Policy, Resources, and Documents

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Find translations of RSO materials, including brochures and webpages, in multiple languages.
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RSO Legal Highlights

Overview of New Landlord-Tenant Laws


Mandatory Renter Relocation Assistance

Renters in Portland who are served a no-cause eviction or encounter any of the triggering events may have the right to be paid relocation assistance from their landlord. Landlords are required to notify PHB of all Relocation Assistance payments within 30 days of making a payment.

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More about Relocation Assistance

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How It Works


Application and Screening

Learn about the new first-come-first-served system for rental applications, priority for applicants with mobility disabilities, limits on screening fees and income-to-rent ratios, and low-barrier screening criteria.

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Administrative Rules and other documents

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Security Deposits

Understand new Portland limits on the amounts collected as security deposits, how to account for these funds, the types of repairs that can and can't be covered, and how to record the condition and determine the value of property.

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Administrative Rules and other documents

Brochure


Residential Rental Registration Program and Schedule R

Annual registration of residential rental units located in Portland.

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How to file Schedule R

Webpage and FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions about the Rental Registration Program