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Public Hearing: Administrative Rules for Fair Access in Renting (FAIR) Ordinance


Public Hearing: Administrative Rules for Fair Access in Renting (FAIR) Ordinance

Authorized by Ordinances 189714 and 189715


Testify in Person:

Thursday, November 7, 2019

3:00 - 5:00 PM

Portland Housing Bureau
421 SW 6th Ave. #500
Portland, OR 97204


The Portland Housing Bureau is releasing two sets of Administrative Rules:

  • Rental Housing Application and Screening Process establishes rules for PCC 30.01.086,
  • Rental Housing Security Deposit Process establishes rules for PCC 30.01.087.

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. Drafts of the proposed changes, as well as notices and meeting information, can be found at Paper copies will be available at the Portland Housing Bureau at 421 SW 6th Ave, Suite 500.

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, Oregon 97204
  • Testify in person at the public hearing: Thursday, November 7, 2019 3 – 5 pm at the Portland Housing Bureau – 421 SW 6th Ave, #500, Portland, OR 97204

To request translation services at the hearing, email at least three business days prior to the hearing. If you have questions regarding the proposed rule changes or the rulemaking process, please contact the FAIR Rules Coordinator: Andrés Oswill at


It is the policy of the City of Portland that no person shall be excluded from participation in, denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination in any city program, service, or activity on the grounds of race, color, national origin, disability, or other protected class status. Adhering to Civil Rights Title VI and ADA Title II civil rights laws, the City of Portland ensures meaningful access to city programs, services, and activities by reasonably providing: translation and interpretation, modifications, accommodations, alternative formats, and auxiliary aids and services. To request these services, 503-823-2375, City TTY 503-823-6868, Relay Service: 711.

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