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The Rental Services Office operates a helpline and provides on-site technical assistance and information specific to Mandatory Renter Relocation Assistance. The RSO is a resource for both landlords and renters.
Under specific situations outlined in the policy and the Administrative Rules, a rental unit may be eligible for an exemption from mandatory renter relocation assistance. Carefully review the exemption criteria and administrative rules before applying. See 90-day Executive Order, effective 4/1/2020.
Permanent administrative rules, code, and ordinances
Information on rentership policy changes due to COVID-19 for Oregon, Multnomah County, and City of Portland.
Information on mortgage relief for federal and private mortgage holders. Many links are provided to help you find the right resources. This is a good place to start.
Many banks are taking steps to accommodate affected customers through hardship programs, small business support, extended banker availability hours and other measures to address individual circumstances. View Frequently Asked Questions on this page.
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 must notify RSO of the payment. For eligible exemptions, see the Administrative Rules.
Moratorium on residential evictions in Multnomah County on the basis of nonpayment of rent or terminations without tenant cause in addition to the statewide eviction moratorium. View Frequently Asked Questions on this page.
Relocation assistance is paid to the tenant and triggered by the specific events listed in the Administrative Rules. The landlord must notify PHB within 30 days by submitting a Notice of Relocation Payment form.
Moratorium on residential evictions in Oregon on the basis of nonpayment of rent or terminations without tenant cause. The following information is applicable state-wide. View Frequently Asked Questions on this page.
FAIR went into effect March 1, 2020. The new administrative rules for Application and Screening and Security Deposits apply to rental housing units in Portland. View the training schedule and sign up for a free training.
Temporary amendments to PCC 30.01.085 to make renters eligible for Relocation Assistance due to any rent increase issued until March 31, 2021. View Frequently Asked Questions on this page.
Have questions about rentership policy and regulations in Portland, such as Mandatory Relocation Assistance? Contact the RSO Helpdesk. We provide general information on tenant-landlord law, renter protections, referrals to community agencies, and resources for legal help and other direct services.
Annual registration of residential rental units located in Portland is required for residential rental property owners. For most filers, the form is due April 15. View the FAQ here. Download tax form Schedule R and submit it to the Portland Revenue Division.
A list of local and statewide resources for landlords and tenants. Find tools, links, and agencies you can contact for help.
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