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.
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.
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.
Residential Rental Registration Program and Schedule R
Annual registration of residential rental units located in Portland.