Portland Tenant Screening Services

Consistent and Compliant with All Fair Housing Laws

Screening tenants in Portland has become more complex than ever. It’s easy to make a complicated mistake, which is why smart investors use the services of a Portland property management company. At Performance Properties, we have the resources, tools, and expertise that can lead you to a responsible, well-qualified tenant.

Understanding the Benefits of a Good Tenant

It matters who you place in your property. 

A good tenant will pay rent on time without reminders or prompting. 

Well-qualified tenants will also take care of your home, helping us to maintain it and protect its condition. There won’t be a lot of wear and tear at the end of the lease term because they’ve cared about their home while they were living in it. 

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Another benefit to great tenants is that they respect the lease agreement. They don’t try to get away with anything, and they work hard to be respectful partners in the rental process.


Screening Portland Rental Applicants

We know which red flags to look for when we’re screening tenants. Our process includes an evaluation of financial health, prior rental references, and past evictions. We want to know if former landlords would be willing to rent to these tenants again. 

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The process we use to identify and screen tenants is consistent, fair, and rigorous. Our process has resulted in a track record we’re proud of at Performance Properties. We rarely have to evict any of the tenants we place, and we have a good relationship with our residents.

Protecting You from Legal Mistakes in the Screening Process

If you’re not aware of the new first-come, first-served system in the Portland rental market, don’t try to screen and place your own tenants. We understand the legal requirements that are present in city, state, and federal laws. We will ensure our process and your investment is compliant. 

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There are recent limits on application and screening fees, income requirements, and a system of low-barrier screening criteria. It can be difficult to navigate these rules. That’s why you hire experts. We follow the law without sacrificing our tested and true screening process.


“Positive: Professionalism, Quality, Responsiveness, Value PPI has assisted me for many years. They have always been responsive and professional to my inquiries and requests for additional information.”

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Areas We Serve


Clackamas County, Multnomah County, Washington County.


Portland, West Linn, Lake Oswego, Wilsonville, Milwaukie, Oregon City, Clackamas, Tualatin, Tigard, Beaverton, Aloha, Sherwood, St. Johns, Hillsboro, Gresham, Troutdale, Sandy, Canby, Estacada, Newberg, Damascus, Aurora, Hubbard, Woodburn, Gervais, Mulin, Molalla, Colton, Needy, and Salem.

Read What Our Clients Are Saying About Us

4.9 /5
194 Reviews

Apr 10, 2021
Google Performance Properties, Inc. G.c.
Positive: Professionalism
Apr 8, 2021
Google Performance Properties, Inc. Nikki
I bought my first apartment ever with performance properties! I had a wonderful experience because the staff were kind swift and professional! Now having lived in my apartment almost a full year i can say they are the best and always quick with any help i need! and i will certainly be renewing my lease!
Apr 6, 2021
Google Performance Properties, Inc. Tom
Positive: Professionalism, Quality, Responsiveness, Value
Apr 6, 2021
Google Performance Properties, Inc. Chuck
I have been using Performance Properties to manage my Portland rental since 2010. They have always done a great job. Very good with tenants.
Apr 3, 2021
Google Performance Properties, Inc. Robert
Erica is a pleasure to work with. Always on time, professional, smarte and gets the job done in a timely manner. Performance Properties is definitely worth a call. And I wouldn't dream of calling, or hiring any other company.