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! […]

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What Can You Do About Displacement in Portland?

  Have you seen your neighbors, friends or family moving out of your neighborhood? Are you scared that it will happen to you? Learn about displacement and what you can do about it! What is Displacement?  Displacement is when you are forced to move out of your neighborhood where you chose to live, for reasons out […]

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East Portland Tenant Legislative Forum, Come or Help Mobilize!

Legislative Forum This Thursday 1/22/15 for East Portland Tenants – Come or Help Mobilize! East Portland Tenants! Come out and be heard!   Legislative Forum on Tenants’ Housing Issues this Thursday January 22 at the Rosewood Initiative event space (16126 SE Stark St) 6-8pm. One important way CAT builds tenant power is by lifting up tenant voices to be heard by decision makers and to become a part of […]

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Start Your 2015 by Building up Tenant Power: Give the Gift of CAT Membership Challenge ($500 Match) – Extended through January 15

Extending $500 Membership Match Challenge: Start 2015 building up tenant power! Join or renew as a CAT member or gift a CAT membership today! With your help, we can strengthen the movement for housing justice – CAT is your tenant resource in Oregon, your grassroots, tenant-led organization focusing year round on Tenant Education, Tenant Advocacy […]

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CAT is hiring an Office Administrator!

Women, people of color and low-income renters are encouraged to apply. The Community Alliance of Tenants is seeking a part-time (25hrs/week) support staff person to assist with the daily functions and management of their office in NE Portland. 
The Office Administrator shall provide complex administrative and program support services to the Executive Director and staff […]

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Renters’ Rights: Evictions Comic Book Update

Since January, the Community Alliance of Tenants (CAT) and Know Your City (KYC) have partnered on a new and exciting project, the Renter’s Rights: Evictions comic book. Due for publication in December, the book will include artistic illustrations, creative storytelling and important facts about different types of experiences and scary moments that tenants can face in an […]

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