Many people think that a landlord has to have a reason for terminating their rental agreement. Unfortunately, that’s not true. In Oregon, a landlord can legally terminate a month-to-month rental agreement without giving any reason. If the tenant has a fixed-term lease — for example, a one year lease or a six-month lease — then […]
Finding somewhere to live is hard enough – not to mention finding someone to live with! With so many laws and statutes designed for single-family living situations, the new world of multiple different unrelated tenants living under the same roof can be difficult to navigate. That is why we are happy to host the […]
Gentle reminder we will be closed on Monday in honor of the federal holiday. We will be back and running as usual on Tuesday! Get your Renters’ Rights Hotline calls in before (or after)! 503.288.0130.
Is your landlord charging you for random things that you never heard about? It might help you to know there are some regulations on fees and tenants. We’ve got some of them ready for you here for #TenantTipTeusday. What can you be charged for? A landlord can only charge a fee for the following: A […]
We’re loving this piece by our friends over at Tenants Together on Rent Control and hope you’ll share it with someone today. Set the record straight and let folks know what Rent Control is!
For those who couldn’t make it, KATU News covered the event and featured our Policy & Organizing Director, Pam Phan. Watch it now!
Where is the love? Some of these cold landlords will turn you out of your home and change the locks before you can say “is that legal?” Knowing your rights when it comes to an eviction, and learning what the process looks like, can help you should you ever experience the worst case scenario of […]
At the heart of every change is the ability for the people to participate in their community government process. Add these upcoming Portland meeting dates to your calendar.