421 SW 6th Avenue, Suite 500, Portland, OR 97204
To be exempt from paying Relocation Assistance to a Tenant in a Dwelling Unit subject to Portland City Code Section 30.01.085, a Landlord must:
1. Meet the criteria for an exemption listed in Section 30.01.085.G;
2. File the required form(s) with the Portland Housing Bureau (“PHB”)
3. Receive an acknowledgment letter from PHB (the “Acknowledgement Letter”); and
4. Provide a copy of the exemption Acknowledgement Letter to the Tenant prior to one of the following actions ("Triggering Relocation Assistance"):
a. Issuing an Increase Notice;
b. Issuing a Termination Notice;
c. Declining to renew or replace an expiring Rental Agreement; or
d. Declining to renew or replace an expiring Rental Agreement on substantially the same terms except for the amount of Rent or Associated Housing Costs.
Exemption Applications will take around 1-2 weeks to process.