Fairview, OR asked in Landlord - Tenant for Oregon

Q: My landlord gave me a 24-hour notice of entry but they came in before the 24 hours. the two people who entered said

"you should have received a notice". The notice was for the next day. When I spoke to the landlord he said there was an emergency. I think this is a lie. Is there anything I can do?

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

A: If he is going to claim an emergency, he has to notify you in writing within 24 hrs that he came in, when, and what the emergency was. If he did not, you likely have a claim against him, probably worth a month's rent plus court costs and attorney's fees. If you think you have a claim, review it with a local landlord-tenant attorney to be sure. Good luck.

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