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RHA Update

July 2018

July 2018

Come join RHA Oregon for a wonderful evening of music, food, and fun, all for a great cause supporting the community relations committee and their efforts to support housing agencies in our community. All money raised at the Under a Starry Night event goes directly to various charitable activities. This year we will be supporting Snowcap Community Charities- A philanthropic organization created to provide food, clothing, advocacy and other services to the poor.

September 2018

September 2018

Class is back in session at RHAOregon! See page 5 of the Update for a calendar of classes and meetings.

May 2018

May 2018

Every seasoned investor should be familiar with the obvious expenses that go into a rental analysis when determining if a potential investment property will be profitable. There’s the mortgage, the taxes, the insurance, the reserve fund, the maintenance; if all these add up to be less than the monthly rent, leaving you with a 6- 8% profit, you have a good case for a profitable investment.

October 2017

October 2017

To do more than keep up with the competition, you need an effective plan for attracting and retaining the best tenants.

July 2017

July 2017

Come join RHA Oregon for a wonderful evening of music, food, and fun, all for a great cause supporting the community relations committee and their efforts to support housing agencies in our community. All money raised at the Under a Starry Night event goes directly to the various charitable activities.
There will be a silent auction, an oral auction, and a raffle.

November 2017

November 2017

The Portland City Council has extended its housing emergency declaration for another six months, including rules that require landlords to pay moving expenses of renters they evict without cause. The policy also says landlords must pay moving costs of tenant if they raise rent more than 10 percent causing tenants to move. Payments range from $2,900 to $4,500 for landlords. Landlords have argued the policy is disguised rent control.

September 2017

September 2017

Nothing can ruin a good day more quickly than a resident with a complaint! You see them coming through your office window and want to hide in the closet. Or, you see their name displayed on caller ID and you let it go to voicemail. Who wants to deal with an unhappy resident?
Well, if you’re smart, you do!

December 2017

December 2017

Come join RHA Oregon for a wonderful evening of music, food, and fun, all for a great cause. The proceeds from this event go to JOIN Connecting the street to a home.

June 2018

June 2018

The rental market is much more volatile than most people assume, the reason being that ONLY the currently vacant units determine the market. In real estate sales, the sales price of the house down the street, the one that sold last month, determines your property value. The rental market has no such system. Tenants are only comparing your rental to other properties being advertised at the same time. At any time, your market area could become competitive. That’s why the quality of your advertisement becomes very important.
Follow these five tips to help you create a competitive listing:

January 2018

January 2018

Recently it seems I have seen an increase in the number of problems involving roommate tenants. Most of their complications could have been avoided had the landlord made the rental agreement and addenda clear up front. Click "Read more..." for more on Renting to Roommates

August 2018

August 2018

RHA Oregon members: join RHA Oregon August 8th at Oaks Park for our Annual Picnic!

April 2018

April 2018

Happy 50th Birthday Fair Housing!

February 2018

February 2018

As we all know, the screening process is one that is critical to the success of a landlord-tenant relationship.To better keep up with the times, and the changes, the Rental Housing Alliance Oregon, in partnership with National Tenant Network will be making some changes in 2018.

March 2018

March 2018

See page 15 for summaries of bills under consideration this legislative session.

August 2017

August 2017

Come join RHA Oregon for day of networking, food, rides, and bingo!