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The City of Portland, Oregon

Portland Housing Bureau

Solving the unmet housing needs of the people of Portland.

Phone: 503-823-2375

fax: 503-823-2387

421 SW 6th Avenue, Suite 500, Portland, OR 97204

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Public Comment on FAIR Rules

Notice of Proposed Permanent Administrative Rules for
Fair Access in Renting (FAIR) Ordinances

Authorized by Ordinances 189714 and 189715

The Portland Housing Bureau is releasing two sets of Administrative Rules for public comment.

These two sets of rules provide additional clarity to the public on the implementation of the FAIR ordinances, and create forms and notices required by the ordinances. The public is invited to testify on both proposed drafts.

The proposed changes can be found in the documents below.
The link directs to this page. Check the RSO webpage for additional notices and meetings.

Submitting Testimony

Beginning Wednesday, October 16, 2019, you can submit testimony or feedback on the drafts. Testimony may be submitted via email, fax, letter, or in person at a public hearing. Written comments or testimony must be received by December 4, 2019 and must include a first and last name to be considered.

  • Email your testimony to:

  • Fax your testimony to: 503-823-2387

  • Mail your testimony to:
             PHB c/o FAIR Rules
             421 SW 6th Ave, Suite 500
             Portland, OR 97204

  • Two new meetings have been added for additional opportunity to share your feedback and to learn more about the proposed rules. See details below.


Learn about Portland’s draft Fair Access in Renting Rules:

Light dinner and dessert will be served at both events. Call 503-823-5312 to request interpreters, childcare or other accommodations.

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

6:30 - 8:00 PM
Martha Washington Apartments
1115 SW 11th Ave, Portland, OR 97205

Wednesday, December 18, 2019

6:30 - 8:00 PM
The Rockwood Building
124 NE 181st Ave, Portland, OR 97230 
Interpretación está disponible para esta reunión.


If you have questions regarding the proposed rule changes or the rulemaking process, please contact the FAIR Rules Coordinator: Andrés Oswill at

For translation or interpretation, please call 503-823-1303 TTY at 503-823-6868
or Oregon Relay Service at 711

503-823-1303: Traducción e interpretación | Chuyển Ngữ hoặc Phiên Dịch | 翻译或传译
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