Solving business and individual problems by

providing skills and information to help you reach your goals.


RentABILITY is a tenant education training course that meets for 4 weeks, one 3-hour session per week



Landlord and Property Management Staff welcome!

We are Open to All

LifeABILITY will not discriminate against any individuals or deny them goods or services based race, ethnicity, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, religion or disability. We will provide all goods and services to everyone on the same basis.


The Open to All campaign is supported by a wide array of more than 175 national and state organizations that advocate for racial justice, civil rights, LGBT, health and healthcare, inclusive faith, and much more.

A small local business with the soul of a non-profit

The journey between your dreams and reality starts with LifeABILITY!

We provide employment & life skills training

From individuals to businesses, at some point we all face an information problem.

It could be a lack of information or trouble understanding the information that’s out there.

It could be that there’s too much information or that the information available is conflicting.

Whatever the problem, it gets in the way of getting to your goals as a business or individual.


Hate Mondays? We can help.


We have the game guide for life


Tenant education course


Solo, Micro, or Mini Business

“…makes certain that you understand your options and allows you to select among them without allowing her personal preferences to color your choices…”

R. D.

“….the ability to make the complicated, simple and understandable. She customizes your options. Then guides you through your choices so that you can make an informed decision for yourself.”



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Looking for a Rent Well class? 

The class that starts October 8th is full, as is the wait list for the class.  We do not have another class scheduled yet, but expect that it will start in very early January. Registration will open late November.  Note - 211-Info has the list of public Rent...

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Now Registering for Rent Well

Just added to the schedule - the next public Rent Well class October 8, 2016 - November 12, 2016   Rent Well is a tenant education training course that meets for 6 weeks, one 3-hour session per week. It provides a comprehensive overview of what it means to be a...

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Milwaukie Follows Portland on No Cause

Recently, the Milwaukie (OR) city council voted unanimously to pass Ordinance #2118. This ordinance extends the time period for "No-Cause" Termination Notices to 90 days. The statewide standard is 30 or 60 days depending on length of tenancy. Exceptions to this new...

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Rent Well Class Interest List

New way to schedule a class: Rent Well Interest List I get calls about Rent Well classes every day.  Often the classes which are scheduled do not fit around work, school, treatment or other obligations. A frequent question is often "Why don't you offer a class on...."...

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Portland Renters get more time from City Council

Starting November 14, 2015, the City of Portland will require landlords to give renters extra time to figure things out due to rent increases, or having to move (without cause). PORTLAND, Ore. – Portland renters will get another two months to move after being kicked...

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Losing a good friend

Housing Connections has been a great friend to the Rent Well community - renters, landlords, and instructors. They will be missed by many.

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A Life Coach helps you define your dream;
LifeABILITY helps you DO your dream.



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11220 SE Stark #6,  Portland, OR 97216

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