Auburn, WA asked in Landlord - Tenant for Oregon

Q: LL sent 2 unlawful no-cause eviction notices last year I just got a 90 day notice because she’s moving back. Legal?

Last summer I first got a 30 day notice and after I sent her info showing it wasn’t legal she sent me a 90 day notice. Still unlawful. I believe she was looking to give whatever legal reason for evicting me so she said she was moving back in. . Some months have gone by and today I got a new 90 day no cause eviction notice. She lives out of state and says she’s moving back in July. I consulted legal help last year and it was clear that, even giving the reason of wanting to move back in, it wasn’t legal under the moratorium. Has that changed?

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Gregory L Abbott
Gregory L Abbott
  • Landlord Tenant Lawyer
  • Portland, OR
  • Licensed in Oregon

A: Yes. There was a time under the Covid restrictions when all no-cause terminations were prohibited but no longer. Further, at the moment at least, almost all Covid moratorium restrictions re landlord-tenant law in Oregon are scheduled to expire as of the end of June. Depending upon the details of when, how, etc., it was unlawful for a landlord to even issue non-permitted notices and you may be entitled to monetary damages if she did so.

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