CAT is a tenant membership organization.  Low-income tenants – predominantly 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
Tenant Tip Tuesday: Things to know as your lease ends
Is your fixed term lease ending soon? Read over your rental agreement and reach out to your landlord or management to get clarification on whether there is a lease renewal option or if it changes to a month-to-month rental agreement. Carefully read the new lease and get all questions answered before signing it.
After the first year, a landlord can charge a new deposit or increase the deposit but must give the tenant at least 3 months to pay it.
Protect yourself with detailed documentation! Follow up conversations, emails, and texts with a written letter (sent with Certificate of Mailing).

Know your rights as your lease ends!

¡Martes de Consejo para Inquilinos!
¿Esta por terminar su contrato de alquiler a plazo fijo? Lea su contrato de alquiler y comuníquese con su propietario/manager para aclarar si existe una opción de renovación del contrato o si se cambia a un acuerdo de alquiler de mes a mes. Lea cuidadosamente el nuevo contrato de arrendamiento y obtenga las respuestas a todas sus preguntas antes de firmarlo. Después del primer año, el propietario puede cobrarle un nuevo depósito o aumentar el depósito, pero debe dar al inquilino por lo menos 3 meses para pagarlo.
Recuerde, ¡la documentación es la mejor manera de proteger sus derechos!

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