Monday, May 20, 2019

City Council to Hold Hearing on Revised Tenant Screening & Security Deposit Ordinances Thursday, May 23rd

The Portland City Council plans to hold a hearing on Commissioner Eudaly's newly revised tenant screening and security deposit ordinances at 3 PM on Thursday, May 23rd. Mayor Wheeler has been working with Eudaly's office to bring the ordinances in line with legal standards laid out in a memo from the City Attorney's office. According to the Portland Tribune, the ordinances have been simplified but still place significant restrictions on landlords. Read more.

Revised Tenant Screening Ordinance

Revised Security Deposit Ordinance

Note: this article updated May 22nd at 2:54 pm with a draft screening criteria that was updated on the City of Portland's auditor website after 7:34 am on Monday, May 20th. 

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