Brown to renters: Apply for emergency assistance – Portland, Oregon

Portland, Oregon 2021-07-16 13:20:11 –

“Safe Harbor” period extended to June 25th

A yellow face mask to put on the eviction note. (Credit: Getty)

Portland, Oregon (KOIN) —Governor Kate Brown has once again urged Oregon residents to apply for emergency rental assistance to prevent widespread eviction of peasants.

On June 25, Brown signed Senate Bill 278. The bill allows tenants who have applied for rental assistance a “safe harbor” period of 60 days after eviction.

“Housing is a fundamental human need, so state legislatures and legislatures to invest state and federal resources to keep the Oregons most hit by the effects of pandemic rents warm and dry. We continue to work with our delegation, a safe place to live, “the governor said in a statement on Friday.

In Multnomah County, the safe harbor period is 90 days.

Oregon Rental Assistance It is offered to all eligible lessees, regardless of immigration status. Officials said the resident should consult a lawyer as soon as possible when notified of the move-out procedure.

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