Renter's Handbook on Portland's Rental Application and Screening Requirements

Authored By: Legal Aid Services of Oregon

Since March 1, 2020, a law in the City of Portland (Fair Access in Renting, or “FAIR ordinance”) requires landlords to follow certain requirements for how they advertise available rental units located in the City of Portland, how they process applications for available rental units, and how they screen applicants. The PDF attached contains information about the City of Portland’s rental application and screening laws.

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Last Review and Update: Oct 14, 2022
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