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COVID-19 Eviction Moratorium

Eviction Moratorium Update as of March 28, 2020


Various levels of government have announced restrictions, moratoriums and postponements of residential evictions.  The city/county level restrictions are in effect so long as they renew their declaration of an emergency due to COVID-19.  The Governor's restriction on law enforcement's FED action extends into the 3rd week of June.   The courts will not scheduled FED first appearances (for any lease violation) until June 1st.


  • On March 11 Multnomah County Chair Deborah Kafoury issued Executive Rule 388 declaring the COVID-19 pandemic an emergency and placed a moratorium on all residential evictions in Multnomah County for tenants on the basis of nonpayment of rent due to wage loss resulting from COVID-19.
  • On March 22 Oregon Gov. Brown issued an Executive Order 20-11, a 90-day prohibition for law enforcement officers from serving, delivering or acting on any FED residential evictions for nonpayment.
  • On March 27 (renewed from March 16) the Oregon Chief Justice declared a “level 3” restriction on court operations that postpones FED first appearance until June 1, 2020. This postponement includes all FEDs, not only for nonpayment.
  • On March 27, 2020 the CARES Act was signed into law enacting a 120-day moratorium on eviction for landlords that receive federal funds (including Section 8 and Low-Income Tax Credit Housing), and landlords with federally-backed mortgage loans. During the moratorium covered landlords cannot file a FED for nonpayment, charge late fees for nonpayment or serve notices to vacate for nonpayment.

These regulations can be amended without much notice - and Alpine will update you as quickly as we can.  

We are providing to all of our tenants the info below if they should need assistance with help paying rent, utilities, or relocation costs.

Rent Assistance

Utility Assistance



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