Tenant Based Rental Assistance

TENANT-BASED RENTAL ASSISTANCE (TBRA)



The City of Portland Home Programs Tenant Based Rental Assistance (TBRA) funding will allow the Social Services Division to utilize funds to pay for security deposits and short term rental assistance for individuals and families residing in homeless shelters. Program oversight and daily operations will be based out of the City of Portland’s Social Services Division. There will be a centralized intake with a single point of contact located at the Oxford Street Shelter and Family Shelter, utilization of a rapid re-housing approach with a particular focus on reducing recidivism; as such clients will be assigned a case manager to provide follow-up care services. Follow-up service provided by the Home To Stay Program will connect clients to other mainstream resources to ensure successful outcomes.