Linn-Benton RHA

Linn-Benton Rental Housing Association is a membership based, non-profit organization of landlords. Our members own or manage properties in Albany, Corvallis, Lebanon, Sweet Home, Philomath and other communities in the Central Willamette Valley.

We are a local organization dedicated to helping our members from the private rental owners to the larger property management companies; through our educational meetings, seminars, and newsletters. Our members can share problems, solutions, and ideas with other landlords to ultimately help all of us become better and more profitable landlords.

We are a member of the Oregon Rental Housing Association (ORHA) which allows our membership to be part of a much larger and more powerful lobbying group dedicated to passing fair and balanced Landlord/Tenant Laws and legislation.

We invite you to check out our website, look at the benefits LBRHA offers rental owners, and see how we can help you prosper to the fullest from your rental investments.

Why Should You Join?

  • Educational and Informative Monthly Newsletters
  • Training Programs to Help You Manage Your Properties 
  • Continuing Education Credits for Real Estate Professionals
  • Members Discounts on Classes and Materials
  • Network - Learn from Others and Share Experiences
  • Keep Current on the Changes to the Oregon Landlord/Tenant Laws
  • Legislative Clout in Numbers

Need a Rental Form Right Now?

Have you ever needed a form quickly and the LBRHA office was closed? Oregon Rental Housing Forms are just a click away!

Simply fill in the ORHA form you need and print it out. In a matter of minutes, you'll be on your way!

ORHA Forms

Oregon  law sets the permissible rent increase at 7% plus the western region CPI

Oregon’s Office of Economic Analysis has decreased the permissible rent increase for 2021. State law sets the permissible rent increase at 7% plus the western region CPI. CPI went down from 2.9% to 2.2 %. This makes the allowable statewide rent increase cap 9.2% for 2021.

 

SALEM, Ore. - The Oregon Department of Administrative Services announces the annual maximum rent increase allowed by statute for calendar year 2021, under the terms of a new state law. The DAS Office of Economic Analysis has calculated the maximum percentage as 9.2.%.

Following the passage of Senate Bill 608 in the 2019 legislative session, Oregon law requires DAS to calculate and post to its website, by Sept. 30 of each year, the maximum annual rent increase percentage allowed by statute for the following calendar year.

Per statute, OEA calculates this amount as 7% plus the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers, West Region (All Items), as most recently published by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

The allowable rent increase percentage for the 2021 calendar year is 9.2%. DAS will calculate and post the percentage for the 2021 calendar year by Sept. 30, 2020.

COVID Rental Asst Flyer 6-20.pdf

Span COVID Rental Asst Flyer 6-20.pdf

OVER $3.5 MILLION AVAILABLE FOR COVID RELATED RENTAL ASSISTANCE!

Funds will be used to help those who cannot afford rent due to COVID-related job loss

WHO: Renters in Linn, Benton and Lincoln counties with job/income loss due to COVID-19

Must meet income criteria
Must not be receiving Section 8 or VASH rent subsidies

HOW: Applicants must be pre-screened via the link below
Those unable to apply online can call (541)704-7506 to be screened

To apply for services, visit https://communityservices.us/rent-relief-questionnaire/

Funding provided through the federal CARES Act

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The  Oregon Rental Housing Association 2020 Law Book is in

ORHA Landlord/Tenant Law Book Updated to include the most recent changes to Oregon's Landlord/Tenant law.

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ORHA KEY PAC

During the State of Oregon legislative session, ORHA KEY PAC will support affordable housing initiatives including building and a tax credit tenant assistance program.  ORHA KEY PAC will fight rent control, the elimination of 30-day no-cause terminations, and tenant relocation assistance paid for by landlords.

Contribute to the Oregon Rental Housing Key Pac and you may qualify for a Tax Credit.

DONATE HERE

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