• Rental Services Commission - Work session on Mandatory Rental Registration

    The Rental Services Commission is the City's main advisory body for landlord-tenant policy.  This week, they'll be discussing mandatory registration of all rental units, which can be used to carry out mandatory health and safety inspections as well as establishing a landlord fee to pay for expanding the Rental Services Office.  Come share your stories and make sure tenant voices are heard!

    See meeting agenda and important documents here

    Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at 02:30 PM
    15 RSVPs
  • Communications Meeting

    Communication with media, giving interviews, writing and distributing press releases and advisories, writing content for social media.

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    Thursday, May 23, 2019 at 07:00 PM
    5 RSVPs
  • Outreach, Advocacy and Coalitions (OAC) meeting

    Advocating for policy change, meeting with policymakers, strategizing about expanding tenant protections within the halls of power, engaging sister organizations through inter-organizational outreach to build coalitions that fight for housing justice through intersectional solidarity.

    For more info contact:

    Monday, May 27, 2019 at 06:30 PM
    8 RSVPs
  • All-Hands Organizing Committee meeting

    This is the monthly meeting where our Organizing Committee (a group of committed volunteers who run our union day-to-day) discuss issues affecting PTU as a whole.  All members are encouraged to attend and be part of building the union.

    For more info, contact  

    Sunday, June 02, 2019 at 07:00 PM
    18 RSVPs
  • Direct Tenant Organizing Meeting

    Direct Tenant Organizing (DTO) does tenant-to-tenant canvassing and outreach to educate, agitate and organize renters in their buildings.  We help our fellow renters collectively advocate for their protection and benefit, form tenant unions, and assert #TenantPower through direct action. 

    For more info, contact

    Monday, June 03, 2019 at 07:00 PM
    6 RSVPs
  • Cully Housing Action Team Monthly Meeting

    Portland Tenants United often offers our volunteers in partnership with Living Cully's tenant rights organizing, and we're proud to support the Cully Housing Action Team (CHAT).  If you're in the area, come to CHAT's monthly meeting!  

    CHAT’s 3 ongoing campaigns:
    1. Support neighbors who are facing immediate housing crises, focusing on residents of mobile home parks.
    2. Collective ownership of land to create affordable homeownership opportunities.
    3. Advocate for tenants that are at risk of being displaced and advocate for better tenant protections at the state and local level.

    Dinner, childcare and English/Spanish translation are provided.

    You can learn more at

    Tuesday, June 04, 2019 at 05:30 PM
    Trinity Lutheran Church in Portland, OR
    30 RSVPs
  • Member Engagement Working Group Meeting

    Engage members in struggle for tenants’ rights, build community of solidarity among members, facilitate member involvement in democracy of PTU, educate members about services, grow membership.
    For more info contact:

    Monday, June 10, 2019 at 07:00 PM
    8 RSVPs