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LANDLORD GUIDES

The articles provided here are informational only, and are not intended as legal advice.  Each case is different, so consult a knowledgeable attorney for legal advice on your particular situation.

August 19, 2019

Rent Increases for Different Types of Tenancies

Most tenants in Oregon have month-to-month rental agreements. In this type of tenancy, tenants pay rent once a month and the rental agreement continues until either the tenant or the landlord decides to...

July 30, 2019

The 2019 Oregon Legislature made sweeping changes to the state’s landlord-tenant laws. None will have more impact than Senate Bill 608 (SB 608), which went into effect on February 28, 2019. SB 608 made two significant alterations to Oregon law: (1) A...

January 21, 2019

Oregon Senate Bill 608 (SB 608)

A group of Oregon legislators has filed a pre-session bill that, if passed, would bring rent control to Oregon statewide.  Senate Bill 608 (SB 608) proposes to limit rent increases for nearly all residential landlords t...

June 12, 2018

$20+ Million Tenant Verdict in Oregon in 2018.

June 7, 2018

Question

“What’s my responsibility for security at my rental properties?”

Answer

The basic rule is that a landlord is required to provide rental premises that are “kept in every part safe for normal and reasonably foreseeable uses.”  Practically speakin...

June 7, 2018

If you are a residential landlord, you cannot take or keep any of a tenant’s belongings until the rental agreement has ended. If you wrongfully take a tenant’s personal belongings while the tenant is still legally renting from you, you may be liable...

June 7, 2018

Question

We have a couple of situations with unauthorized RV occupants in our park.  The first is an RV tenant who has moved in a person who we consider to be a nuisance – she has been yelling at other residents.  The second situation is a nice lady w...

June 7, 2018


Scenario

A Landlord owns several adjacent rental units with multiple tenants, such as an apartment complex, a duplex, or a mobile home park.

Problem 

Two neighboring tenants have an ongoing dispute, which has led to several reported arguments between t...

June 7, 2018

Question
I own a decent-sized RV park with quite a few long-term tenants living there, but with also a few seasonal guests and overnighters.  I have one tenant in particular who is constantly abrasive towards other tenants and guests (for example, wa...

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