Rent and Utilities

This information is current and accurate to the best of our knowledge

**There is currently a moratorium on evictions throughout Multnomah County until July 2, 2021**

COVID-19 Housing Resources Center – National Housing Conference now has over 700 resources, including tips for communicating with a landlord, FAQs, eviction prevention guidance, and more.   

Oregon Law Center - These videos available in English and Spanish have information about navigating the current eviction moratrorium, ending July 2, 2021. OLC has also created an FAQ in English and Spanish

Community Alliance of Tenants - To help renters with confusion about their rights regarding non-payment of rent and utilities, CAT has both a video with a very helpful explanation about what tenants need to do to if they are unable to pay rent and sample letters they can use to send to their landlords if they need.

Info on Tenant Rights - also available in  Vietnamese, Russian, Chinese, and Simple Chinese).

Rent Assistance in Oregon

HUD Flyer Addressing tenant concerns regarding rent and the temporary suspension of evictions for nonpayment of rent

Local Utility Providers
Portland-area utility providers are suspending automatic service shutoffs in the event of nonpayment.

 Local Assistance with Housing and Utilities