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Important Federal Update on Eviction Moratoriums Based on an Agency Order From the CDC Halting Residential Evictions

Introduction On September 1, 2020, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued an Agency Order halting residential evictions through December 31, 2020. The Order is replete with legalese and is therefore a bit complex. The purpose of this lecture handout is to translate much of the …

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Everything you need to know about Portland’s Fair Ordinance and Tenant Screening

City of Portland FAIR Ordinance On March 1, 2020, the FAIR Ordinance passed in the City of Portland.  The ordinance is divided into two sections: Evaluation of Applicants for Dwelling Units Security Deposits, Pre-Paid Rent The effect of the Evaluation of Applicants for Dwelling Units portion is stricter rules about how Landlords screen and evaluate …

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Everything you need to know about Portland’s Relocation Ordinance, EO 20-13 & HB 4213

Residential Rental Units within the City of Portland Limits Relocation Assistance applies to residential rental units within Portland city limits, which can be managed by an owner, a sublessor, or property management company. The units can have either month-to-month rental agreements or fixed-term tenancies, such as 6-month or 1-year leases. Renters in Portland who are …

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Do you own properties in Oregon or Washington? What you need to know about the Eviction Moratoriums.

  (This Eviction Moratorium has since been updated last September 1, 2020. Read the Federal Update.) In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, state governments throughout the country have enacted emergency measures imposing moratoria on evictions. The following is a summary of emergency orders and proclamations issued in Washington and Oregon affecting evictions and lease …

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