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Important Update: Safe Harbor Eviction Protection Period Extended

  • Oregon Legislators recently held a special session to extend eviction protections known as “Safe Harbor" protections in Oregon (SB 278). As a result of recent legislation, tenants have protection from eviction upon showing their documentation of rental assistance application to their landlord. These protections replace the 60-day period (90 days in some jurisdictions) and now cover the entire time an application is being processed (up until September 30, 2022.)
  • In order to be protected, tenants must give proof of application to their landlord right away (by June 30, 2022 at the latest, or at or before any first court appearance, whichever is sooner.)
  • Anyone who has already applied for assistance and shown documentation of their application to their landlord at or before any first court appearance is now protected from nonpayment eviction until their application is processed.
  • Landlords are required to give 10 days of notice of termination of tenancy for nonpayment until September 30, 2022.
  • Landlords may begin eviction proceedings if you've missed rent and haven't begun an application – apply to an open rental assistance program right away to access these protections!
  • If your application is closed or denied or paid in an amount that is less than is owed, your landlord can move forward with the eviction process for unpaid months.

If you have questions about eviction protections, please visit the Oregon State Bar or the Oregon Law Center's website for updates at

​Pandemic Emergency Rental Assistance Protections (12/14/2021)​

SB 891

Updated Safe Harbor Protections
From Nonpayment Eviction
SB 891​

Oregon Housing and Community Services has partnered with the Oregon State Bar to help landlords and tenants understand recent changes to Oregon laws. ​

Landlords materials are available below in the following languages: 
Printed copies of these pamphlets can be ordered in quantities of 25 through the Oregon State Bar's online catalog. There is no charge for the first order, up to 100 copies, of each language. If you need larger quantities, please contact the Oregon State Bar here.

​If you are a tenant facing displacement, you may be able to get help through the Eviction Diversion and Prevention Program (ORE-DAP). This program offers rental assistance and other critical eviction and housing-related resources. Contact the Community Action Agency that serves your county to find help in your area

(Find the county you live in by entering your address here​.)​

Legal Aid Services in Oregon

Oregon State Bar, Landlord Tenant Law

Portland Housing Bureau - Rental Services Office

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

Fair Housing of Oregon
Hotline: 1-800-424-3247 (for housing discrimination only)

Community Alliance of Tenants (CAT)

Multifamily NW

Manufactured Housing/Oregon State Tenants Association
(Information for mobile park tenants)

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