Help Paying Rent In Oregon

Help Paying Rent Guide In Oregon

Emergency Rental Assistance Programs include the government ERAP programs that provide financial assistance to help households pay for rent and utilities.

In addition to ERAPs, there are a number of other resources available to renters who are struggling to afford their rent. These resources include:

- Rental assistance programs from non-profit organizations
- State and local government programs
- Utility assistance programs

Top Tips

When contacting a non-profit organization for rental assistance, be sure to ask about the following:

- Eligibility requirements: Who is eligible for rental assistance from the organization?
- Application process: How do you apply for rental assistance?
- Types of assistance offered: Does the organization offer one-time assistance, ongoing assistance, or both?
- How much assistance is offered: How much money can you receive in rental assistance?
- Other resources: Does the organization offer any other resources that may be helpful to you, such as food assistance, job training, or childcare assistance?

Qualification Information

To qualify for rental assistance programs from non-profit organizations in Oregon, you will typically need to meet the following criteria:

- You must be a renter who is struggling to afford your rent.
- You must have a household income below a certain level, which varies depending on the program.
- You may also need to meet other requirements, such as having a valid Social Security number or Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN), or being a U.S. citizen or legal immigrant.

Some non-profit organizations may also have additional requirements, such as:
- You must have been evicted from your home in the past 90 days.
- You must have a disability.
- You must be a veteran.
- You must be a senior citizen.

To apply for a rental assistance program from a non-profit organization, you will typically need to complete an application and provide documentation of your income, assets, and household composition. You may also need to provide a copy of your lease agreement and proof of any financial hardship that you are experiencing.

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Oregon Statistics

  • Population 3,790,060
  • Number of cities 29
  • Assitance Resources 32

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Community Connection of Northeast Oregon - Baker County

2810 Cedar Street, Baker City, OR - 97814

Community Sharing

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Office of Community Development (OCD) - WASHINGTON COUNTY

328 West Main, MS , Hillsboro, OR - 97123

Urban Development Department - SALEM

350 Commercial Street NE , Salem, OR - 97301

Volunteers of America of Oregon

3910 SE Stark Street, Portland, OR - 97214

Oregon Housing and Community Services - OR STATE PROGRAM

725 Summer Street, NE, Salem, OR - 97301

Neighborhood House

7780 SW Capitol Hwy., Portland, OR - 97219

Society of St Vincent de Paul Portland

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Cascade Aids Project, Inc.

520 NW Davis St., Portland, OR - 97204