CAT is a tenant membership organization.  Low-income tenants – predominately low-wage workers, families with children, people living with disabilities, seniors, and people of color – are CAT’s primary membership base.  CAT is building a strong housing justice movement that is led and directed by those who are most impacted by Oregon’s affordable housing crisis – low-income renters.

Questions About Tenants Rights?

Learn about your Rights Call the Renters’ Rights Hotline: (503) 288-0130
March 14 General Volunteer Orientation – Something for Everyone!


Spring into action at CAT!

The Community Alliance of Tenants (CAT) runs the only renters’ rights hotline in Oregon.  As you can imagine, we get tons of calls from people in need of our help and we need you to help us return their urgent calls!

The Community Alliance of Tenants (CAT) is looking for dedicated, passionate volunteers!

Join CAT’s team of amazing volunteers by becoming a Renters’ Rights Hotline specialist, or by providing fundraising and membership support or general office admin support, or you could support our organizing as we mobilize and activate tenant leadership, you could also support our housing justice advocacy.  There’s volunteer opportunities for everyone, come learn about them and try them all!

Volunteering with CAT is a great, rewarding learning experience and we couldn’t do all the amazing work we do on behalf of renters throughout Oregon without our dedicated team of dedicated volunteers!

Join us for the Volunteer Orientation and Renters’ Rights Hotline Training (in English) on Saturday, March 14th, 2015 from 1:30-5:30pm

Volunteers will learn about CAT, CAT’s new programs, upcoming opportunities, and develop the skills & ability to share information with callers about renters’ rights and responsibilities. Hot topics range from asking for repairs, how to get your deposit back and evictions information. This training is just the beginning of many opportunities for you to develop an in-depth understanding of CAT,Oregon Landlord-Tenant Law, tenant protections, and how to empower tenants who may be facing challenging times.

Empower yourself with knowledge and pass it on to others!


What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

Trimet bus #8; street parking on NE 14th and NE 15th



Phone: 503.460.9702 ext.2