Q: Is ot legal to have broken windows that are boarded up an not fixed for over a month and it's 100 degrees outside?
A tenant living in a 4 plex is rubbing his own feces all over this building he has assaulted tenant's broken out almost all windows in 2 units including his own the property management has been contacted all they have done is board up all windows over the feces and has left it like this for at LEAST a month!! Property management says it's out of their hands ???
It sounds like this tenant might be having a mental health crisis. I strongly recommend that you call Adult Protective Services in your county and ask them to make an immediate welfare check.
Anyone who is being assaulted should call 911.
In Multnomah County you can also call the Multnomah County Behavioral Health Call Center: 503-988-4888. In Portland you can call 911 and ask for "Portland Street Response" which is an unarmed emergency response program that dispatches a firefighter paramedic, a mental health crisis therapist and two community health workers to respond to emergency calls that don’t require a police response.
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I would also recommend that if you have not done so to tell your landlord in writing about the issues with the tenant. You can contact a local landlord tenant attorney to discuss if your right to quiet enjoyment as been violated as you may have a claim for money damages against your landlord.
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A: Depending upon the circumstances, a month may or may not be reasonable for replacing windows. Regardless, as my colleague says, be sure to notify management in writing of the problems and your demand for immediate repairs. You don't have the authority directly to evict the problem tenant but your landlord clearly does - the trick is getting them to use their power to do so. That in turn may be affected by your issuing notice to the landlord that your right to quiet enjoyment of the premises is being infringed by the problem tenant. If you still have problems, consider reviewing it all with a local landlord-tenant attorney. Good luck.
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