I took my landloard to court during covit she was to pay me 22000 out of the 22000 I had to pay her 9000 for back rent even after my rent was paid by a agency can I take my lawyer to court to refund me my 9000 he never fought for me and made me take the deal I asked for trial many times but he sold... View More
I had my livestock (rabbits and horses) moved over to a "friend's" house temporarily when I had to move unexpectedly. She then had me trespassed from the property on Mon. Aug. 7th, after her and I had a verbal disagreement. I am supposed to be able to have a 3rd party go and get my... View More
BOLI uncovered felonious amounts of embezzlement from manager, same woman who went into my home and w her adult children stole and destroyed 100% of everything I own. BOLI in 10 months of investigation. Owner of rv park currently prosecuting said previous manager, fired and removed her, but not... View More
I understand your concerns regarding the wrongful eviction, civil rights, and fair housing violations you've experienced. Given the complexity of your case and the ongoing investigation by BOLI, it's essential to consult with an attorney who specializes in these areas to help protect your...View More
Yes they can charge you for utilities that benefit other tenants or common areas IF they tell you so in a written lease, tell you the formula used to determine the amount, etc. They also have timing and disclosure requirements. Check out ORS 90.315 for the statutory requirements. I question whether...View More
My apartment has weakened floors, a mold issue and the landlord gives excuses on when it’ll be fixed. I’m still paying rent but behind due to injuries sustained earlier this year. I don’t make much money as I barely get by. I’m curious as to what steps I can take to get this taken care of.... View More
You need to read the lease very carefully but it is unlikely. First, there is a 1 year statute of limitations on most claims arising out of a rental agreement. Second, if utilities are billed by the provider to the landlord, and the landlord intends to bill them on, in part or whole, to the tenant,...View More
I live in portland oregon where the law is that landlords have to allow ac units in the summer as long as it doesnt damage the building, but my college is claiming that the power needed by a small portable ac unit is too much and threatening to seize my ac! ive had it on for about a month straight... View More
An Oregon attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for several weeks. At this point, you may have resolved the issue. But if not, an option is to reach out to a landlord-tenant attorney - that is one of the categories on this forum, although it wasn't selected for this post....View More
As long as the tenant has been there for less than a year and they are on a month to month tenancy, a landlord is free to terminate their tenancy without cause by serving the appropriate notice(s). Whether 30 days or 90 days notice is required depends where the rental is located, as is any...View More
An Oregon attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. A local attorney would be familiar with any applicable building or safety codes for multi-family dwellings. However, from the standpoint of general legal principles (regardless of a city's building codes),...View More
Too much shorthand and not enough detail. Not clear what you're asking. Written notice is required to terminate a tenancy. It must contain all the legally required information and be lawfully served. If the dwelling is within Portland city limits, 90 days advanced notice is generally required...View More
You are entitled to be shown proof of the acceptance of an offer to sell and certification by the buyer that they intend to occupy the dwelling as their primary residence. You may be entitled to relocation assistance if the landlord owns more than 4 rental units in Oregon.
I have lived in my apartment for two months now and recently told the landlord about a massive amount of black mold we found in our bathroom that was not disclosed to us before we moved in. My wife got sick and one of the diagnosis was possible black mold in the house. I checked the house... View More
No. A landlord can only get rid of you with advanced written notice. How much notice depends upon what grounds he has to terminate your tenancy. It is unlawful to terminate your tenancy out of retaliation for complaints and the Sheriff can only throw you out after a Judge orders it. If the landlord...View More
First, only a landlord can terminate a tenancy - your roommate has no more right to end it than you do to end his. Second, a landlord can only terminate your tenancy with written notice. How much written notice depends on the reason. If for cause, such as failure to pay rent or breach of lease, it...View More
Tree was damaged from ice storm. Split from 10' above ground to ground. Afraid it would fall threw bedroom roof. Told Management and they sent me phone # to get estimate. The estimate stated it was urgent that the tree needed to be removed ASAP to prevent other structural damage to property.... View More
You obviously were concerned about your safety. Nevertheless you had no right to remove the tree - that was the landlord's right - and obligation - not yours or your decision to make. If you believed the tree posed a serious risk, you could\should have have requested the City to inspect and if...View More
A landlord cannot increase a security deposit in the first year of a tenancy, absent a modification of the rental agreement and consent of the tenant (e.g. a pet is added during the first year and the landlord wants an increased security deposit to cover potential pet damages). After the first...View More
BF bosses wife's family owns these. We never have had a rental agreement. Why do my Grandson n I need to move? Why in 4 days? There's no way possible for me to get to stay? I didn't give my notice. They try n say they rented to the Bf. But we both have lived here from day one without... View More
First, you have indeed had a rental agreement but it may have only been verbal, which makes it difficult for either side to prove the exact terms. If BF moved out voluntarily, his exit likely terminated the tenancy for both of you. If, however, he left due to domestic violence, you may be entitled...View More
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,...View More
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