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SB 611 - The Rent Cap Bill Passes the Oregon Senate!!

We have some critical updates regarding the tenant rights and advocacy efforts in Oregon. Your support and involvement are crucial at this moment, so we urge you to take immediate action.

Senate Bill 611 - Rent Cap Bill

We are thrilled to announce that Senate Bill 611, also known as the rent cap bill, has passed the Oregon State Senate on a party line vote. Despite facing numerous setbacks, including a delayed hearing and a walkout by Republican senators, we have successfully pushed this bill through the Senate. However, we now face the challenge of navigating the House legislative process before the constitutional adjournment on June 25.

Today, the House Rules committee is scheduled to hold a hearing on SB 611 at 6:15 PM. We need your support by submitting written testimony in favor of the rent cap bill. Your voice can make a significant impact. Please take a moment to submit your testimony using the following link: Testimony Template, Link to submit testimony. (this link has been broken today at various points, as well as the legislative website) If it doesn’t work for you, please email a copy of your testimony to

Eugene Renter Protections Phase 2

Today at noon, the Eugene City Council is conducting a work session to discuss the renter protections measure, specifically the displacement prevention assistance. You can follow the proceedings of the work session by visiting the following link:

We anticipate a vote on Monday evening to modify the ordinance before the final vote is cast. It is crucial for us to stay informed and engaged in this process to ensure strong and effective renter protections in Eugene.

Your involvement in these matters is vital to safeguarding tenant rights and promoting affordable housing options in our community. Together, we can make a difference.

Thank you for your ongoing support. Let's continue to fight for the rights of tenants across Oregon.

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