Rental Assistance

This information can change, please double-check sources for information, and continue to monitor sources or back here for updates.

General Rent Assistance: In addition to COVID19 specific resources listed below, a general 211info specialist can help you find additional rent assistance in your area. https://www.211info.org/contact

To search our database for resources please visit https://www.211info.org/search-resources

Some counties or affiliate agencies have established COVID-19 specific rent relief programs for those financially impacted by the pandemic. Please note that all programs will vary in scope and intake process.  Programs may open and close periodically based on funding and applicant volume, continue to check resource for updated information regarding the program. For additional rent resources, please contact us.

We encourage renters to connect with any cultural organizations they may be a member of, because they may be another access point for assistance.

Eviction Moratoriums are in place that may protect tenants from eviction

 

Oregon Emergency Rental Assistance Program Opens for Renter Household Applications on May 19th

Oregon Housing and Community Services will distribute $204 million to qualified renters who have experienced financial hardship due to the coronavirus pandemic and are at risk of homelessness or housing instability. 

  • More information available here

 

Supporting Tenants Accessing Rental Relief (STARR):

The Supporting Tenants Accessing Rental Relief (STARR) program helps keep households in stable housing situations when facing eviction and other housing emergencies due to COVID-19, including paying back rent, housing fees and assisting with costs associated with being re-housed after a period of homelessness. The program is funded by Oregon Housing and Community Services (OHCS) and is provided through local Community Action Agencies.

  • Eligibility: Individuals and families making 80% Area Median Income (AMI) or below who have been impacted by COVID-19 

 

COVID-19 RENT RELIEF PROGRAMS BY COUNTY:

Baker, Grant, Union & Wallowa

Benton, Linn & Lincoln

Clackamas

Clatsop

Columbia

Coos County & Curry Counties

Crook, Deschutes, Jefferson & Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs

Douglas and Josephine

Gilliam, Morrow, Umatilla & Wheeler

Harney and Malheur

Hood River, Sherman & Wasco

Jackson

Klamath and Lake

Lane

Marion and Polk

Multnomah (Additional information about funding streams in Multnomah County)

Tillamook

Washington

Yamhill