View the June 24 presentation below for guidance on the current state of Oregon housing law during the COVID-19 pandemic, including evictions, moratoriums and important pending deadlines.
Renters can apply to programs for help paying back and future rent through:
Renters can apply to OERAP for help with:
The deadline to pay back rent owed for April 2020 – June 2021 is February 28, 2022. Landlords cannot evict tenants for rent owed from this period until March 1, 2022.
Unpaid rent from April 2020 – March 2022 cannot count against renters in future rental applications. (Oregon law SB 282)
The freeze on foreclosures for home owners facing loss of income due to Covid-19 is extended until December 31, 2021.
Homeowners must notify their lender or servicer that they cannot make payments. Learn more at the Oregon Division of Financial Regulation.
The following links are designed to help answer some of your questions about landlord and tenant law. The information provided here does not cover every situation and should not be used as a substitute for specific legal advice. Please also note that there have been many recent changes to this area of law in Oregon, and several of the topics are currently under review by our lawyer volunteers. There may also be temporary Covid-specific changes that impact your rights and responsibilities. Please visit our Covid updates for more information.