Author Archive | Olivia Olivia

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 […]

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#TenantTipTuesday: Keeping Warm

Preparations for incoming cold weather include taking out our heavier blankets, layering up with a sweater, turning up the heat or maybe installing a weatherization kit for the inside of our windows. Landlords also have a responsibility to prepare for incoming cold weather. Some of those responsibilities include: sealing gaps throughout the home protecting pipes from […]

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#TenantTipTuesday: Mold 👾

The rain is here and that means mold is ready to grow. Where there is humidity and bacteria, your home is vulnerable to mold growth. What is mold? Mold is a common occurrence when there’s lots of moisture or there’s not enough air circulation in your home. It is a type of fungi that can […]

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Salsa Party 2017 is only 3 weeks away!

I hope you’re staying cozy and dry now that the rainy season is in full swing. I’m writing because our annual Salsa Party fundraiser is coming up on Friday, December 8th, and we would love for you to participate! There’s going to be a DJ, a music performance and of course, salsa dancing! The event will be from from 6:30-9:30 at Billy Webb […]

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A victory for one of our own Tenant Right Leaders

The Community Alliance of Tenants is proud to announce that our Executive Director, Katrina Holland, won a Spirit of Portland Award last night on behalf of Commissioner Amanda Fritz. Many of our community organizers and partners were honored at this annual event, and we are overjoyed to show what we’ve managed to accomplish together. Thank […]

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