First, is there a landlord-tenant relationship here or just a guest staying beyond their welcome? Then, only the landlord can terminate a tenant's tenancy, NOT a roommate unless they are also the landlord. Foul odors likely come under the failure to keep the premises clean and sanitary. If there...Read more »
Stevens-Ness or MultiFamily Housing NW both publish almost any form a landlord could need. Whether they are appropriate for your needs or whether you fill them out correctly is a different potential issue. Both are available online. Good luck.
Depends on a lot of factors such as how long the person as been living there, if the tenant has a month to month lease or a fixed term lease (generally 1 year) and potential other factors based on whether it is a fixed term lease or a month to month lease. I would recommend contacting a local...Read more »
If you are a landlord with a valid lease agreement with the tenant then you will need to evict the tenant for cause. However, there are a lot variables that would need to be known before giving you more advise if you are the landlord.
If you are not the landlord and you are just the...Read more »
When moving in the manager kept at least one of our cats off of the lease to avoid deposit charges as a way to entice signing; then he was replaced before our lease was up or we had any ability to get verbal contracts put into writing including the existence of all animals and permission to paint... Read more »
You know the answer, you are just trying to find a way around it. No one should EVER sign any document which they know contains false information and you are certainly justified to be concerned about it. Even if a landlord does nothing about it now, you will be giving them a weapon to use against...Read more »
On Sunday, February 2, 2020 I woke up to about 20 texts from my landlord "reminding me" to pay rent. About 18 of these just said "reminder" with nothing else. I've never paid rent late and it's not late until after the 4th of the month.
IF this is not an exaggeration and you can PROVE the landlord sent you 20 text messages the same day "reminding" you to pay rent, that may well be a violation of Oregon's Unfair Debt Collection Practices Act, entitling you to at least statutory damages, court costs, and your attorney's fees....Read more »
My apartment comes with an electric heater/fireplace, it used to work great, going up to 90 degrees. Now it won't go above 70, ever. It shorts out. I've told my landlord and her reply was "open your closet and clear the vent most heat comes from my(her) apartment, the fireplace is for show", when... Read more »
You need to be sure that your maintenance request is in a dated writing, with you keeping a copy. If the heat is still not timely fixed, you a variety of potential remedies. You likely are entitled to get a reduction in rent owed until it is fixed. You also may have a right to break your lease,...Read more »
Renter left house 1/26, left state 1/31 w/no notification. Late rent notice to be posted and mailed on 2/10 w/72 hours given to comply. Can i just take my rental back on 2/14 without going to the county to file for an eviction? Renter texted me on 2/4 that she will not return to the state till... Read more »
IF the rental agreement requires your tenant to give actual notice to the landlord of an anticipated extended absence in excess of 7 days as permitted by Oregon law, ORS 90.340 and tenant willfully failed to do so you can recover actual damages. If your tenant as actually abandoned the dwelling...Read more »
This all depends upon the exact details. If no written notice was given, then you presumably were not obligated to yet move. Were you on a fixed term lease or a month to month tenancy? If month to month, did you provide at least 30 days prior written notice of your termination of tenancy? Or...Read more »
If you mean that your notice did not specify the date and time by which you, tenant, must pay the rent to cure the nonpayment of rent, then yes the notice is not valid. It is recommended that you pay your rent as well, if you have not already. If this does not completely answer your question,...Read more »
To give you the best answer to your question, additional information is needed. What did your landlord give you 30-days for? e.g. eviction. Additionally, what type of lease do you have? e.g. month-to-month or a 1 year. Moreover, is this for a residential or commercial lease?
The process is supposed to be that the landlord or their managing agent issue the tenant who signed the lease a 30 day for cause notice, giving them 14 days to get the unapproved occupant out of the dwelling or 30 days to get out. If the tenant does neither, then the landlord has to file in court...Read more »
You will need to talk to a landlord and tenant attorney that is licensed and practices in the State of Washington. Your question was posted for Oregon. You should re-post your question into Washington. Good luck
IF you served your 30-day notice to vacate according to your written lease agreement or Oregon law service was proper. However, you should talk to a landlord-tenant attorney about the eviction and service of your 30-day notice to vacate. They can guide you in your next steps and help you determine...Read more »
To give you a complete answer to your question additional information is needed, do you have a written lease, are you renting just a room from the landlord or are you renting the entire premises. With some additional information an attorney can give you a more complete answer.
72 Day Notice of Termination of Employment Agreement and occupancy of premises dated January 11, 2020. Was posted on building door the 23rd of January. Stating that my occupancy will terminate at end of day January 18, 2020. Also with this was a court order, along with complaint. Court order... Read more »
A landlord filing eviction must include a copy of the Notice of Termination of Tenancy that they are relying upon with the Complaint, which in turn has to be served upon the tenant which can be done by posting the papers on the main entrance door. It sounds as if this may be what has happened,...Read more »
I have a resident who has received two 72 hour notice of termination for non payment in the last 6 months. They always pay at the last minute and by then the rent/utilities are 14 days late. Is it possible to start an actual eviction in the state of Oregon based on repeated late payment? Or do... Read more »
You can issue a 30 day for cause termination of tenancy notice giving them 14 days to "cure" the problem or 30 days to get out. If they do neither, then you can proceed to evict based on the 30 day notice. IF there is no repeat late payment between day 14 and day 30, they get to stay just as if...Read more »
Tenant previously stated the car did not run. Now they are not answering my calls or texts. The car is sitting right in front of garage door blocking access to one bay. Can I have the car towed to the street?
NO! You would be abandoning a non-working vehicle on a public street, which, of course, is illegal. I would first see if the police will have it towed since it is on private property and blocking access. If they refuse, there is a whole process for dealing with tenant abandoned cars that you...Read more »
Rental term was November 7, 2018 to February 7, 2020, month to month thereafter, in city of Portland. One person is moving out voluntarily. We are considering putting the house on the market to sell. House used to be our own residence but when we moved out market was not good for selling. Can we... Read more »
If the current lease is signed by 3 co-tenants and one wants out at the end of the lease term, then arguably they are the ones not renewing (as long as you offer to renew but only to all 3). Entering into a new lease with just the remaining 2 is certainly an option if all of you agree, but...Read more »
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