Rent Well plus Portland Landlord-Tenant Law Course - April 2020

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TPI - East Portland Offices

12151 NE Halsey Ave

Portland, OR 97220

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DUE TO CONCERNS ABOUT THE COVID-19 VIRUS, THIS CLASS HAS BEEN CANCELLED.


Rent Well is a 15-hour tenant education program taught over 4 weeks where you will learn to:

  • Identify potential screening barriers
  • Understand how and why a landlord will screen you
  • Review important personal records; such as credit, civil, and criminal reports
  • Create an individualized plan for stable housing
  • Build a household budget
  • Review rental agreements to understand common terms and expectations
  • Understand the landlord’s perspective
  • Understand Fair Housing Laws and Tenant-Landlord Laws
  • Move-in and move-out of rental units in a professional manner
  • Understand the eviction process and how to avoid it
  • Maintain a clean, safe, and healthy home

As well as the laws and ordinances specific to Portland:

  • Portland FAIR Ordinances regarding screenings, the application process, and security deposit.
  • Rental Unit Registration requirements for Landlords
  • Renter's Relocation Assistance in Portland
  • Oregon's 608 bill regarding no-cause evictions, rent stability, and relocation assistance

Taught By: Anthony Foster, Rent Well Instructor with Transition Projects
Location: TPI's East Portland Offices, 12151 NE Halsey Ave. Portland OR 97220
Class Cost: $0/student
Class Size: 15
Other Info and Specifics: The classroom cannot accommodate pets or childcare needs during this class. Please make other arrangements for childcare and pet care needs. Class requires you to currently be residing in the City of Portland.

Rent Well graduates of this class are possibly eligible to access the Rent Guarantee Fund. This is an incentive for the landlords, which can possibly provide landlords with up to $5000 of financial coverage beyond the security deposit for damages, unpaid rent, or eviction costs that might happen if a tenant leaves their unit within the first year of tenancy.

Class Schedule

This is a 4-week class series. Classes will meet from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm on Sundays at the same location on the following dates:

  • April 5th
  • April 12th
  • April 19th
  • April 26th

A student MUST attend all 4 dates to graduate this program.

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