Portland, Oregon is often named in national rankings as one of the most livable cities in the United States. In general, housing is not hard to find in the Portland area. Most of the law students live within three miles of the school. Others choose to live in one of several quaint neighborhoods or surrounding suburbs. In this section, there are several references to help you find housing that fits your needs.
Choosing which part of the city to live in can be difficult with all the options available. To help narrow down what you’re looking for and to learn more about Portland’s several unique neighborhoods, this website can prove very useful: http://www.portlandbridges. com/portland-neighborhoods.
Rental Listings — posted by the public
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- Post a listing
- Delete a listing (contact the admissions office at firstname.lastname@example.org or 503-768-6613)
Available specifically for law students. Houses are within easy walking distance to the law school and are rented by the room. Click here for more information or to learn about the availability of rooms. Questions should be addressed to Moira Domann at 503-768-7878.
Rental Listing & Apartment Finder Websites:
We are not able to specifically recommend or endorse any of these websites or companies - they are listed simply as resources. We would appreciate feedback, particularly if you have difficulties.
If you use an apartment locator service, it is best to contact one after you arrive or just before. Services will mail or fax you names of landlords, addresses, and descriptions of the housing units, and the prices. These services typically handle large commercially owned and operated complexes and some private rentals.
You can also go to the websites of property management companies in Portland (such as www.mainlander.com or www.inter-west.com, www.capmng.com, or rent.apmportland.com to see what availabilities they have.
- www.housing connections.org
For pet-friendly housing, you may also want to check out Portland Rental Service and the Oregon Humane Society which has a list of pet-friendly housing rentals in the area.
This is not a rental service to those who choose to post rental availabilities. Lewis & Clark is not responsible for making sure posters fill their rentals.
Renters should also be informed of their rights. Learn more about Oregon Tenant Rights before signing a lease or entering into a new rental situation.
The Office of Law School Admissions is located in Legal Research Center on the Law Campus.
Assistant DeanShannon Davis
Office of Law School Admissions
Lewis & Clark Law School
10015 S.W. Terwilliger Boulevard, MSC 51
Portland, OR 97219