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April 30, 2014

Oregon state law allows a landlord to ask potential applicants about their credit history, eviction records, criminal records, employment, landlord references, number of occupants, and pets. A well-written rental application should ask applicants to...

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...

April 30, 2014

If a tenant leaves behind personal property, the landlord is required by statute to send an "abandonment notice." The abandonment notice explains to the tenant that the property is considered abandoned and will be stored by the landlord for approxima...

March 30, 2014


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...

March 11, 2014


Can our park use the regular MHCO manufactured home rental agreement for RV tenants who are allowed in certain spaces throughout our manufactured home park?


No, the park should definitely not use a regular manufactured home rental agreem...

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