Rental Assistance

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Who to Contact

Oregon Emergency Rental Assistance Program (OERAP)

To apply, please visit https://www.oregonrentalassistance.org/

 

Here is the checklist for tenants with what documents you need to apply.

 

Call: dial 211 or 1-866-698-6155 (language interpreters available by phone). Text Telephone: dial 711 and call 503-988-0466 TEXT: your zip code to 898211 (TXT211) (text/email in English and Spanish)

 

If you cannot apply online, you may download and print a paper application here. If you print your application, you will need to mail it to your local Program Administrator. For Multnomah County, this is the address:

209 SW 4th Ave #200 Portland, OR 97204

Qualifications

If you are behind on your rent or utility payments, you may be eligible if you meet all of the following criteria:

  1. You are a renter in Oregon behind on your payments.

  2. One or more members of your household can demonstrate how the COVID-19 pandemic has directly or indirectly impacted their ability to pay rent or utilities.

  3. Your annual household income is at or below 80% of the Area Median Income for your household size. In Multnomah County, this means your households makes less than the following amount:

  • 1 person: $54,150

  • 2 people: $61,900

  • 3 people: $69,650

  • 4 people: $77,350

  • 5 people: $83,550

  • 6 people: $89,750

  • 7 people: $95,950

  • 8 people: $102,150

For income limits for other counties, please reference this chart.

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Who to Contact

Landlord Compensation Fund

The landlord must be the one applying for this program. 


This program limits the power of tenants so all renters can do is fill out the Declaration of Financial Hardship for Eviction Protection and send the application instructions to their landlord.

Qualifications

Landlords in Oregon can receive funding for an amount equal to 80% of the rental debt owed by tenants that built up starting in April 2020 and agree to forgive the remaining 20% of the tenant's debt as a condition of receiving payment.

To qualify, tenants need to fill out the Declaration of Financial Hardship for Eviction Protection.

 

There are no income requirements or citizen requirements for this program.

For more information, see these frequently asked questions.

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Who to Contact

Call: 211 or 1-866-698-6155 (Language interpreters available by 

phone)

 

Text: your zip code to 898211 (TXT211)(text and email in English and Spanish)

 

Email: help@211info.org


Text Telephone: dial 711 and call 1-866-698-6155

Qualifications

Individuals and families making 80% Area Median Income (AMI) or below who have been impacted by COVID-19.

If your household makes less than the following amounts, you likely qualify:

1 person: $54,150

2 people: $61,900

3 people: $69,650

4 people: $77,350

5 people: $83,550

6 people: $89,750

7 people: $95,950

8 people: $102,150

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Who to Contact

City of Portland Relocation Assistance

Contact Rental Services Helpdesk:

 

Email: RentalServices@portlandoregon.gov

 

Call:

503-823-1303

 

Hours:

Monday, Wednesday, and Friday 9 - 11 a.m. and 1 - 4 p.m.

Qualifications

Renters who live in the City of Portland and experience any of the following:

  • No-cause eviction

  • Notice of non-renewal of a fixed term lease (not becoming month-to-month)

  • Qualified landlord reason for termination

  • Rent increase of 10% or more over a 12-month period

  • Substantial change of lease terms

If you qualify you have the right to:

  • $2,900 if you are in a Studio or Single Room Occupancy (SRO)                                                

  • $3,300 if you live in a 1-bedroom rental

  • $4,200 if you live in a 2-bedroom rental

  • $4,500 if you live in a 3-bedroom renter or larger

Click here for more information about relocation assistance

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Who to Contact

Oregon Worker Relief Fund

Call: 1-888-274-7292

Qualifications

To be eligible, an individual must be

  • 18 years of age or older;

  • An Oregon Resident;

  • An Oregon Worker before or on February 1, 2020;

  • An undocumented immigrant;

  • Lost their wage due to the pandemic; and

  • Experiencing hardship on account of the pandemic.

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Who to Contact

St. Vincent de Paul

Call: 

(503) 235-8431 (English)

 

(503) 595-2299 (Spanish)

 

Address: 

8101 SE Cornwell Portland, OR 97206

 

Hours: 

Monday – Friday 8:30am – 12:00pm, and 1:00pm – 4:00pm

Qualifications

Gives partial rent payments of $100 - $200

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Who to Contact

Impact NW

Call: 503-721-1740

 

Address: 

10055 E Burnside Street  Portland, OR 97216

 

Hours: 

Monday – Thursday 8am – 6pm

Qualifications

Call to get connected with housing case management

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Who to Contact

NW Pilot Project

Call:

(503) 227-5605

 

Address: 

1430 SW Broadway, Ste 200 Portland, OR 97201

Qualifications

For people 55+, without children under 18 in the house

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Who to Contact

El Programa Hispano Católico

Call:

(503) 669-8350

 

Address:

333 SE 223rd Avenue Suite 100 Gresham, OR 97030

Qualifications

Must have children under the age of 18

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Who to Contact

Easterseals of Oregon

Call:

971-317-9660

Qualifications

Services for veterans

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Who to Contact

IRCO

Call:

503-234-2048

Qualifications

Services for immigrants and refugees

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Who to Contact

Transition Projects

Call:

503-280-4700

Qualifications

Services for Veterans

Transitional Housing

 

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Who to Contact

Human Solutions

The landlord must be the one applying for this program. 

Human solutions does not have walk-up access for its shelters so you need to call 211 to be placed on waitlist

Qualifications

The Human Solutions Family Shelter is a shelter accessible to families – one or more adults with at least one minor child, or individuals in their third trimester of pregnancy.


The Gresham Women’s Shelter is a shelter for anyone who identifies as a woman.

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Who to Contact

Transition Projects

Call: (503) 280-4700

 

Bud Clark Commons day center address:

650 NW Irving Street 

Portland OR 97209

Qualifications

Banfield Shelter Motel: A 60-bed emergency shelter open 24/7 for medically vulnerable men, women, and couples in NE Portland (More information)

 

Laurelwood Center: A 120-bed emergency shelter open 24/7 for women and couples in SE Portland (More information)

 

River District Navigation Center: A 100-bed emergency shelter open 24/7 for men, women, and couples in NW Portland (More information)

 

Walnut Park: An 80-bed emergency shelter open overnight for men, women, and couples in NE Portland (More information)

 

Willamette Center: A 120-bed emergency shelter open 24/7 for women and couples in SE Portland (More information)

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Who to Contact

Portland Rescue Mission

Call: (503) 906-7690

 

Address: 111 W Burnside St

Portland, OR 97209

Qualifications

Check in at at 5:45pm-6:30pm daily to receive a lottery ticket for lottery for a bed

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Who to Contact

Do Good Multnomah 

Wy’East Shelter

Call: (503) 490-0285


Address: 1415 SE 122nd Avenue Portland, OR 97233

Qualifications

Serves male-identifying individuals age 18 and older. Priority given to veterans, adults 55 and older, and individuals with disabilities.