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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.

June 26, 2018

A Clackamas County trial judge’s opinion highlights a problem that landlords face when trying to establish reasonable – and enforceable – limits on the number of overnights that any one guest may spend at a tenant’s home.


The case involved a mobile h...

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 28, 2017

In a recent Clackamas County case, Mr. Busch succeeded in proving that a tenant willfully ignored a court-ordered agreement preventing an unauthorized person from entering his client’s mobile home park.

The unauthorized person had a criminal record an...

April 30, 2014

Every commercial lease contract will have default provisions that will allow the landlord to seek default remedies against the tenant, whether through eviction, damages, injunctive relief or some combination of all three. The default clause will typi...

March 30, 2014

Question

A mobile home park has a number of spaces reserved for RVs. Many of the RV tenants are seasonal workers and usually rent a space for 3-6 months before moving on. Is it necessary to do background checks for such short-term tenants? How should...

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