Oregon State to Re-open Emergency Rental Assistance Portal

      With more than 435 million dollars distributed, the federally funded Oregon Emergency Rental Assistance has been a necessary relief to many tenants in need. Even though so many Oregon tenants have received financial assistance, there still remain others that are at risk. In response, the OHCS has announced a limited reopening of …

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Portland Landlord-Tenant Mediation Program

Portland Housing Bureau’s Rental Service Office, Resolutions NW has launched a new Landlord-Tenant Mediation Program.   This program provides free professional mediation services to landlords and tenants with a dispute related to a rental unit within Portland city limits. Mediation allows parties to engage in a full discussion and generate creative and flexible solutions to …

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Oregon Eviction Wave

Oregon Eviction Wave Leaves Thousands on Hold for Pandemic Assistance Relief   Oregon renters are left in limbo as an eviction wave begins to roll over the state as Federal funded systems enacted by state and local governments are having trouble processing applicants who are eligible to receive pandemic assistance dollars. State and local employees …

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CDC Eviction Ban: Supreme Court Strikes Down

Late last night, the U.S. Supreme Court (SCOTUS) ruled 6-3 to strike down the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) federal eviction moratorium band. “The C.D.C. has imposed a nationwide moratorium on evictions in reliance on a decades-old statute that authorizes it to implement measures like fumigation and pest extermination,” read the unauthored majority opinion issued along …

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Eviction Moratorium: CDC’s Reimposition

National REIA Statement on the CDC’s Reimposition of their Eviction Moratorium   (Crestview Hills, KY)  The National Real Estate Investors Association issued the following statement regarding the Biden Administration’s recent reimposition of the CDC’s Eviction Moratorium. No means No.  Recently, the U.S. Supreme Court said in a 5-4 decision that the CDC does not have the authority to put in place …

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