The 2019 Oregon Rental Housing Association
Forms Manual is available now! Completely
A must have
for any private landlord or property manager.
the passage of senate bill 608, several forms designed by ORHA have
been updated to reflect the changes in the law. This manual is an
instructional guide on how and when to use these forms.
Call or stop by your local ROA office to get your
information, call the ORHA office at:
Have You Heard?
Go to the Forms Store and
check it out
ORHA Forms Store
Rental Housing Association is now offering the “Application to Rent,
Form 1” free to all members.
You will be
allowed to print and download the blank form and instructions, by
clicking the following links:
also still buy and complete the fill-in Application Form 1, by adding
it to your cart.
How Can I Get My Tenants To
Stay For More Than One Year?
peak moving season, which means now is the best time to find
potential tenants for your rental property. Unfortunately, this also
means you’re up against a lot of competition as one of the 28.8
million small business owners in the United States.
So how do
you appeal to potential tenants and stay one step ahead of the game
compared to other landlords? It’s important your rentals not only
appeal to potential tenants but that they also reflect their rental
if you want tenants that are willing to stay for more than one year’s
lease, you need to make your rental property appealing in terms of
both aesthetics and price.
Top Tips For New Landlords:
What NOT to Do
to a recent study by Renthop.com, July through September is peak
rental season. In fact, there’s a 4.5% difference seen between rental
rates in July compared to January. Between relocating for school or
work, the nice weather encourages countless people are willing to
ship off somewhere new.
that there’s no better time to invest in the housing market than
right now. One of the most popular ways to profit from the rising
industry is by becoming a landlord and renting out housing units to qualified
might seem like the easiest way to make a quick buck, there’s a lot
that goes into maintaining a property and serving as a reputable
landlord. At the end of the day, you might face more challenges and
losses than successes. Here are some of the things that you shouldn’t
do as a landlord when you’re thinking about joining this profession.
Portland Requires Landlords
To Use First-Come-First-Served System To Choose Tenants
In a 3-1
vote, the Portland City Council adopted a sweeping package of
regulations Wednesday addressing how landlords screen their
the ordinance marks a major accomplishment for Commissioner Chloe
Eudaly, who has made renters’ rights her signature issue and spent
close to two years working on the policy.
called the “Fair Access In Renting” ordinance creates a
first-come-first-served system for rental applications, prioritizes
accessible units for people with disabilities, caps the
income-to-rent ratio landlords can require of their tenants, and
places some limits on the use of credit and criminal histories as
criteria for denying a person’s rental application.
ORHA Education Classes
local Association for details
Association can provide Continuing Education Certificates that allow
you to sharpen your skills and allow continued practice of service in
1-2 Hour Classes
Attorney - by an attorney
Form #60 -
One Form Does It All
For Rental Owners
Move Out's - Procedures
Management 101 LLT Law
The Art Of
Disasters - Now What?
Ask A Tax
Professional - by a tax person
Your Rental Policy
Attract The Best Tenant
Died! Now What?
The Roommate And The Aftermath
So Now You
Are A Rental Owner
3 - 4 Hour Classes
Issues - Do Not Delay