I live in an apartment complex. I am looking to file a claim at the Small Claims Court against my landlord/property manager for failing to stop my neighbor's dog from barking after more than 4 months. The dog barks almost daily and over 90% of the time it barks from over 10 minutes to as long... Read more »
You don't say but I am guessing that your neighbor is also a tenant of the same landlord? If so, if you have set it up properly, you can sue the landlord for breaching their duty to provide you with quiet enjoyment of your tenancy. You can also, and should, report the noise problem to...Read more »
Oregon Real Estate Landlord / Tenant issue. The tenant with whom there is a signed lease agreement subleased the apartment to a friend during covid and now the friend is not paying rent. There were some messages about this w/ the landlord but the friend never signed a new lease. Also, the friend... Read more »
You will need to serve the tenant with the proper 144 hr or 72 hr notice and, if not timely paid, file to evict in court. While I offer some partial eviction services on a flat fee basis, I don't know any attorney who offers a flat fee for an eviction start to finish. That is because there...Read more »
In their divorce it said that she would have to pay her own medical bills and he would have to pay his but now after all this time the creditors are coming after him it's been so long and he didn't know she didn't pay and now the bill went from 6,000 to 16,000 what can we do this doesn't seem fair
It all depends upon the exact details. IF the creditor sued your husband and won in court, they would have gotten a Judgement against him. All Oregon Judgments are valid for 10 years and can be renewed once for an additional 10 years. So it is possible it is a collectable debt. If, however, they...Read more »
The maximum rent increase in Oregon for 2023 is 14.6% over any 12 month rolling period. However, there are a small number of exceptions to the rent cap such as there being less than 15 years since the building got its first occupancy license or if it is part of a state or federal low income...Read more »
The roommate was told he has to move and now the landlord doesn't want to rent toe just the other roommate but they talk to each other and other people about me and eviction court and conspire stories to make up to try to get the judge to favor them the guy assulted me and the landlord and... Read more »
I am not seeing much of a question here so it is difficult to know how to respond. IF your question is can the landlord and now ex-tenant talk about you between themselves, the answer is of course - you have no right to control who someone talks to or what they talk about. If you believe they are...Read more »
I have reported this to my landlord, property manager and leasing staff via email and in person more than 30 times since September 18, 2022, the day my neighbor moved in. But over 4 months later now very little has changed. My property manager kept asking me to present 3rd party confirmation but... Read more »
First, if you are in Multnomah County and the dog either barks for more than 10 minutes straight or intermittently for more than 30 minutes, gather your proof (record it?) and file a complaint with Multnomah County Animal Control. The process can take some pursuit but they do try to enforce the...Read more »
My first car ended up breaking down a long time ago(maybe 2015ish?) and I ended up signing it over to a scrap yard as it no longer ran. In 2018 I got a call from someone claiming to be from a collection agency stating that it had been towed in a city I never go to (years after I had gotten rid of... Read more »
If you want to do anything but have a Judgement entered against you, you must respond to the Summons and Complaint. It sounds likely that you failed to notify DMV when you turned the vehicle over to the scrap yard (as you were required to do) and they then did not scrap it. Tell DMV now, gather...Read more »
My DV advacate tried to call the landlord for me and texted and left voicemail that they will pay the past due rent if 1600 but want a lease in my name and he evaded phone calls and we went to court the judge ruled for landlord because a third party promised to pay and that doesn't stop... Read more »
Asking the same question multiple times doesn't change the answer. The rental assistance protections you likely are thinking of was a COVID emergency program that expired last September and is no longer in effect.
I had a letter from domestic violence help from tied to change they're going to help pay the back pay the rent of $1600 to the landlord was aware of that because I told him several times before court before you even serve me papers that my domestic violence Grant people would help with my... Read more »
It is all in the timing. If you did not pay the rent owed in full by the end of the 72 hrs. specified in the notice, your landlord can evict. Period. He is not required to wait for some third party to pay the rent, whenever they get around to it.
I'm a domestic violence victim from the house I moved into with the person the perpetrated that assaults me so the land was supposed to come meet with me and do a lease he never came I had an extra key cuz I got locks change from types of change and landlord never came he told me every day for... Read more »
You seem to be missing the recognition that rent has a due date. If not timely paid, the landlord can throw you out. IF the landlord is willing to wait for the possibility of a third party payment, fine. But you can not force him to and if you have not paid, in full, by the deadline in your 144 hr...Read more »
As long as it is truthful. This is precisely the kind of information new potential landlords want and need to know. Why would a new landlord want to rent to someone that just stiffed their last landlord? It is always difficult to rent a new place after being evicted from a previous place.
I am unclear as to your current status. IF you are actually out, you need to go to the first court appearance and tell the Judge. As long as you are out by the time of your appearance, the case should be dismissed and there will be no eviction on your rental record. Just so you know, you have not...Read more »
Avvo is designed to answer questions about general legal principles - it is NOT intended to specifically answer or address any individual's specific legal problem or issue(s) and there is no attorney-client relationship established here. If you have specific questions, especially if they are...Read more »
While your landlord can waive it, yes, you would owe at least 30 days prior written notice if you move out before day 90. I have not seen it litigated but arguably you would also lose your right to any relocation assistance since your leaving would then become "voluntary" instead of...Read more »
I have lived in the same house for 3 years. Both me and my roommate or on the lease which is a 12 month lease ending in April. Since my landlord is not offering a renewal and I have been there for 3 years will she have to pay mandatory relocation assistance? I’m in Portland Oregon Multnomah county
Yes unless the landlord qualifies for an exemption, though most (but not all) leases automatically renew or rollover into month to month tenancies if neither side affirmatively and timely terminates the lease.
Before applying, I read their qualifications required to be accepted. It mentions rental history and making 2.5x rent, both of which I qualify for. However, they are requesting a second deposit or cosigner due to being at my current job for 4 months. Can they do that?
IF you meet all the posted requirements, the landlord cannot turn you down now for not meeting his changed requirements. He can, however, after the first year, increase the security deposit amount if he wishes. If he does, he have to give you 3 months to pay the increased amount.
My pets were abducted two months ago by my ex-roomie who was acting very mentally unstable leading up to me asking him to move out of my home. I filed a lawsuit in Washington County small claims court against him, which is where my home is located and where the defendant relocated. I recently got a... Read more »
Yes, you apparently have a Judgment in your favor but now need to be able to enforce it. In this case, that appears to have to be done by a Sheriff and that in turn only happens when the Sheriff gets an express Order (Writ) from the Judge telling the Sheriff to go enforce your Judgment but taking...Read more »
The faucet was leaking for more than two years cause extensive mold under the cabinets. They took the cabinets out, disposing the mold, put plastic up in the dining room and kitchen. It’s been A week as of tomorrow, they say they might need another week to do the repairs
This year I had movers and they told me the move would take 2 hours. They ended up taking roughly 8 hours after locking themselves out of my apartment complex (while having the key I provided them) several times for hours at a time. Breaking and damaging my items as well as putting dents and holes... Read more »
So is there a question here? Sounds like the normal, same bottom line - either you work things out with them or you refuse. In that case they have to decide whether they want to drop the matter; send you to a collection agency (who then has the same options after harassing you and dinging your...Read more »
Justia Ask a Lawyer is a forum for consumers to get answers to basic legal questions. Any information sent through Justia Ask a Lawyer is not secure and is done so on a non-confidential basis only.
The use of this website to ask questions or receive answers does not create an attorney–client relationship between you and Justia, or between you and any attorney who receives your information or responds to your questions, nor is it intended to create such a relationship. Additionally, no responses on this forum constitute legal advice, which must be tailored to the specific circumstances of each case. You should not act upon information provided in Justia Ask a Lawyer without seeking professional counsel from an attorney admitted or authorized to practice in your jurisdiction. Justia assumes no responsibility to any person who relies on information contained on or received through this site and disclaims all liability in respect to such information.
Justia cannot guarantee that the information on this website (including any legal information provided by an attorney through this service) is accurate, complete, or up-to-date. While we intend to make every attempt to keep the information on this site current, the owners of and contributors to this site make no claims, promises or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of the information contained in or linked to from this site.