PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) - Gov. Kate Brown has put a moratorium on non-payment and no-cause evictions through the end of the year in Oregon.
Brown’s order is effective between Sept. 30 and Dec. 31.
Brown cited the COVID-19 pandemic and the widespread devastation cause by wildfires as the reason for the order.
Eviction moratoriums for homes and businesses were put in place in March and April through the end of September due to COVID-19. The moratoriums allowed for a six-month repayment period.
On Monday, Brown said the new executive order will “help keep Oregonians in their homes until the Legislature can convene later this year to address housing issues.”
The goal of Executive Order 20-56, according to a statement from Brown, is to “prevent a wave of evictions during simultaneous wildfire and pandemic emergency response and recovery efforts.”
The full text of Brown’s executive order is available here.
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