project concept developed at Portland Ideation Summit in January 2018 by:
Tim McCormick, YIMBY.wiki
Marih Alyn-Claire, TenantsPricedOut.com
- Landlord database - rating, records, registration.
- Vetter rental listings
- Standardized rental application, process
- Rent payment platform, dispute process
- Rent rise / eviction insurance and emergency interim housing
Could include another Idea: Eviction 911: What to do if you are being evicted. (Renters Emergency Response)
Project development sketches/notes
initial ideation sheet:
"tenant groups need new infrastructure (for communication, organizing, advocacy, lobby)."
what organizations are already working in this area?
see Williamette Week article about Portland Tenants United and racism.
C.A.T. - Community Alliance of Tenants.
Examples of Red Cross emergency response.
Emergency Response Center idea (in blue).
"Tenant 911" / "Eviction 911" / "Displacement 911" number.
Oregon Tenant Resource Center ("O-TRAC")