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Please note: These resources are primarily aimed at low-income tenants. If you are a landlord seeking information, please also see the Oregon State Bar Landlord and Tenant Resources page.

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About Just Cause Eviction and Rent Increase Protections

The Oregon Legislature passed new laws to protect more renters on February 28, 2019. Read more about it here.

Application Fees and Deposits

Information on application fees and security deposits. (An excerpt from the 2016 Landlord-Tenant Law in Oregon community education booklet.)

Can Small Claims Court Help Tenants?

Information about how renters can use small claims court when there are problems with the landlord. (An excerpt from the 2016 Landlord-Tenant Law in Oregon community education booklet.)

Fees and Deposits

Information about deposits and other fees that landlords may charge.

Reasonable Rules in Mobile Home Parks and Floating Home Facilities

A landlord of a mobile home park (also called a manufactured dwelling facility) or floating home facility must provide rules and regulations for the rented space and other facilities. Find out more here.

Rent and Late Fees

Information about rental payments and fees for late rent. (An excerpt from the 2016 community education booklet: Landlord-Tenant Law in Oregon)

Rent Increase Cap and New Eviction Laws

Read about a rent increase cap change for 2023 and new changes in state eviction processes effective October 1, 2022. This is a bilingual resource.

Rent Increases

Information about increases landlords can make to your rent.

Security Deposit Guide for Oregon Renters

Your landlord must return your security deposit or provide a written accounting of why it was not returned. This guide will help you ensure your landlord returns your security deposit when you move out and provides steps to take if you have a dispute with a prior landlord about a security deposit. January 2018.

Security Deposit Guide for Portland Renters

Your landlord must return your security deposit or provide a written accounting of why it was not returned. This guide will help you ensure your landlord returns your security deposit when you move out and provides steps to take if you have a dispute with a prior landlord about a security deposit. Starting on March 1, 2020, renters in the City of Portland have additional protections under the City’s Rental Housing Security Deposit Ordinance. Read the PDF for more info.

Utility Fees

Information about utility fees or services charges for utilities in your rented home. (An excerpt from the 2016 Landlord-Tenant Law in Oregon community education booklet.)

Can Small Claims Court Help Tenants?

Information about how renters can use small claims court when there are problems with the landlord. (An excerpt from the 2016 Landlord-Tenant Law in Oregon community education booklet.)

Rent Increase Cap and New Eviction Laws

Read about a rent increase cap change for 2023 and new changes in state eviction processes effective October 1, 2022. This is a bilingual resource.

Can Small Claims Court Help Tenants?

Information about how renters can use small claims court when there are problems with the landlord. (An excerpt from the 2016 Landlord-Tenant Law in Oregon community education booklet.)

Reasonable Rules in Mobile Home Parks and Floating Home Facilities

A landlord of a mobile home park (also called a manufactured dwelling facility) or floating home facility must provide rules and regulations for the rented space and other facilities. Find out more here.

Reasonable Rules in Mobile Home Parks and Floating Home Facilities

A landlord of a mobile home park (also called a manufactured dwelling facility) or floating home facility must provide rules and regulations for the rented space and other facilities. Find out more here.

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