Rent Assistance – Shelter – Emergency Services
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211info. 211 is a one-stop shop for all the community resources and services in Portland and throughout Oregon. 211 has updated information about the availability of rent assistance shelters and emergency services for those in need. You can dial 211 for help locating any community service in the Portland metro area.
Housing Connections is part of 211. Search for affordable, accessible housing in the Portland metro area. They also have a great resource list including the Rent Well and Ready to Rent classes for people with rental barriers. You can dial 211 for help locating any community service in the Portland metro area.
Fair Housing Council of Oregon. Can help with fair housing complaints and investigations. 503-223-8197 ex. 2
Bureau of Oregon Labor and Industry (BOLI) can help tenants file a formal fair housing complaint. 971-673-0761
City and County Inspections Programs – If your landlord refuses to make repairs
City of Gresham. The City conducts random mandatory inspections throughout the year on residential rental properties within Gresham. 503-618-2248
City of Tigard. Tigard does not currently accept code violations over the phone. You can file a complaint online or they can send you a form through the mail. 503-718-2441
City of Salem. 503-588-6421
City of Eugene. Eugene asks for inspections requests in writing. 541-682-8282
City of Corvallis. Rental Housing Program. 541-766-6944
City of Tualatin. 503-691-4822
City of Monmouth. Monmouth Building Department. 503-751-0138
Lead Hotline. Serves Multnomah County and the rest of Oregon as well. Lead in the home (paint, pipes etc.) can be especially dangerous for young children. 503-988-4000
Bedbug Hotline Serves Multnomah County and the rest of Oregon as well. 503-988-2847
Mold Relocation Assistance for residents of Portland. The City of Portland offers financial assistance to low-income tenants who are experiencing health issues related to mold in the home. Call the Renters Rights Hotline for more information. 503-288-0130