What is Rent Well?

Rent Well is a tenant education training that meets for 6 weeks, one 3-hour session per week.

Who should attend Rent Well?

  • Anyone with one or more of the following screening barriers:

– negative credit history

– criminal history

– short rental history (less than 1 year)

– no current rental history

– lack of written references

– evictions

– short time on current job (less than 1 year)

– no current employment

– unverifiable income

– has not seen credit report, criminal history and/or eviction history in past 12 months

  • Anyone with limited experience renting in Oregon
  • Anyone who wants to know more about tenant rights in Oregon

For more information on the information covered – check out our quiz here

It is recommended that everyone in the household over the age of 16  complete the class – either together or individually.

What’s in it for YOU?

  • Know what your rights are
  • Quit paying application fees only to be turned down
  • How to actually get your deposits back.
  • Landlord Guarantee Fund* – up to $2000
  • Customized Housing Portfolio

* Landlord Guarantee Fund does not pay for deposits, move-in costs or current rent. It acts similar to an insurance policy to compensate the landlord under certain conditions.

Why Rent Well with Lifeability?

  • We are not a program – no special eligibility criteria
  • Landlords, property managers, and staff welcome
  • Member of MultifamilyNW, largest landlord professional association

Again – from our graduates:

When graduates were asked if they agreed with the following statements-

  • The class has taught me how to be a successful renter – 92%**
  • What I learned in the class was worth the time I spent in class – 93%**
  • Taking the class helped me to find housing – 74%**
  • My housing situation looks better now than before – 84%**

** Percent that said Agree or Strongly Agree

Please check our Calendar for information about upcoming classes and class registration.



503-941-0126 SMS


1125 SE Madison #103B,  Portland, OR 97214