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Public Comment on Proposed Permanent Administrative Rules for FAIR Ordinances

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Public comment on proposed technical changes to the Administrative Rules associated with Portland City Code Title 30.01.086 & 30.01.087

PHB is taking public comment on the rule language that has been adopted for both Rental Housing Application and Screening & Rental Housing Security Deposits. These changes provide additional clarity to the public regarding notices of unit availability, determining applications order of receipt, prequalified applicants and timing of the Final Inspection after tenancy. The public is invited to testify on the technical changes of the proposed drafts.

The proposed changes:

Submitting Testimony

Beginning Wednesday, July 29, 2020, you can submit testimony or feedback on the draft. Testimony may be submitted via email, fax, letter, or at the public hearing (details below). Written comments or testimony must be received by September 30, 2020 and must include a first and last name to be considered. 

  • Email your testimony to:
  • Fax your testimony to: 503-823-2387
  • Mail your testimony to:
    PHB c/o FAIR Administrative Rule Testimony
    421 SW 6th Ave, Suite 500
    Portland, Oregon 97204
  • Testify at the online public hearing:
    FAIR Rules Hearing
    Tuesday, August 11, 2020
    3:00 - 5:00 pm
    Register to attend

To request translation services at the hearing, contact Niki Gillespie at at least three business days prior to the hearing.  

If you have questions regarding the proposed rule changes or the rulemaking process, please contact the FAIR Rules Coordinator: contact Niki Gillespie at


Niki Luneclair

Rental Policy & Program Coordinator