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The City of Portland, Oregon

Portland Housing Bureau

Solving the unmet housing needs of the people of Portland.

Phone: 503-823-2375

fax: 503-823-2387

421 SW 6th Avenue, Suite 500, Portland, OR 97204

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Rental Services

The Portland Housing Bureau's Rental Services Office is responsible for data analysis, policy development, and contracting for services related to fair housing and landlord-tenant law. In addition, PHB's Rental Services Office staff provide support to the City’s Rental Services Commission and Fair Housing Advocacy Committee, the volunteer appointed bodies providing public input on policies and services related to fair housing and landlord-tenant law.

PHB's Rental Services Office provides services, information, and referrals in the areas of (1) education and outreach (2) legal services and (3) policy and planning. These services include, but are not limited to: landlord-tenant education, referrals for fair housing and landlord-tenant legal assistance, fair housing testing, emergency referral services, and emergency relocation assistance for health and habitability issues. 


Contact PHB's Rental Services Office

PHB's Rental Services Office is open:

Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9 – 11am and 1 – 4pm. 

Commonwealth Building

421 SW 6th Ave., Suite 500 Portland, Oregon 97204

503-823-1303 (Voice)

503-865-3260 (Fax)


OneApp Oregon

OneApp Oregon offers a new way to search for rentals

Paying Rent and Utilities

Connect with local non-profits to learn about rent and utility payment assistance programs

Mandatory Renter Relocation Assistance

Learn about Portland’s rules around no cause evictions, rent increases over 10% and changes to lease terms

Overcoming Rent Denials

Connect with local organizations to learn about overcoming rent denials


Find local and state resources on landlord-tenant laws including a local landlord training program

Rental Services Commission

Meet the Commissioners, find meeting materials and join the mailing list to stay up-to-date on landlord-tenant issues