• 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. 

    Accessible via TriMet bus lines 6 and 72.  For more info, contact

    Monday, February 24, 2020 at 07:00 PM
    9 RSVPs
  • Member Phone Bank

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    Come phone bank with PTU!  It's very simple - show up, call or text some PTU supports about their memberships and to let them know about upcoming opportunities to engage, and do your part to help support the tenant movement in Portland!  Check out the Facebook event for updates.

    Accessible via TriMet buses 6 & 72.  For more info, contact

    Tuesday, February 25, 2020 at 06:00 PM
    3 RSVPs
  • #TenantPower Happy Hour

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    Are you a renter who wants to meet your neighbors and learn more about the state of tenant’s rights in Oregon? Are you a Portland Tenants United member who’s looking for ways to get more involved in our work? Come hang out with organizers and fellow members of PTU at February’s #TenantPower Happy Hour!  Check out the Facebook event for updates.

    Lucky Lab is kid friendly, ADA accessible, and right on bus lines #10 and #14.  For more information, contact  Hope to see you there!

    Saturday, February 29, 2020 at 06:00 PM
    Lucky Lab Brew Pub in Portland, OR
    21 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  

    Accessible via TriMet bus lines 6 & 72

    Sunday, March 01, 2020 at 07:00 PM
    13 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

    Accessible via TriMet bus line 72

    Tuesday, March 03, 2020 at 05:30 PM
    Trinity Lutheran Church in Portland, OR
    31 RSVPs
  • Rental Services Commission

    The Rental Services Commission is the City's main advisory body for landlord-tenant policy.  Come share your stories and make sure tenant voices are heard!

    See meeting agenda and important documents here

    Accessible via the MAX Green, Orange and Yellow Lines and TriMet bus lines 2, 4, 30, 35, 36, 44, 54, 56, 99, 105, 134, 164, 177, 199 and the Downtown Express.  Contact for more info.  For translation or accessibility supports from the City of Portland, call 503-823-2375 at least 3 days before a program.

    Tuesday, March 17, 2020 at 02:30 PM
    18 RSVPs
  • SE Renters Open Forum

    Portland Tenants United is in solidarity with SE Portland Renters in Action, a new grassroots tenant organizing group which is hosting its second public forum.  We encourage our members to come organize for action on issues that matter for tenants.  Co-sponsored by the Lents Strong Housing Team.

    Transit-accessible via the #17 bus.  Food provided.  For more information, message SE Portland Renters in Action on Facebook or call (503) 343-4299.

    Saturday, April 25, 2020 at 12:00 PM
    25 RSVPs