I let a friend stay on my property in a tent on a temporary basis. I live on this property also, in a mobile home. There was never any contract so to speak, and he doesnt pay rent. Winter came and I allowed him to stay in a gutted out schoolbus that had a woodstove in it so that he wouldnt freeze.... Read more »
If the dog bit anyone, you should report that to your local county animal control. If the dog bit at the command of a human, you should report that to your local police or sheriff. As to getting rid of him, you need to review everything with a local landlord-tenant attorney. IF you can establish...Read more »
Possibly yes, with proper notice etc (assuming you own the property of course) but you cannot even issue the mandatory 90 day advanced notice until after the Covid-19 emergency is officially declared over in Oregon. Thank you Governor Brown.
We're on a month to month term and the landlords have already put the house up for sale and have given us no notice. Where do we, as tenants, go from here? Do they have to pay us relocation assistance?
No, no fee and no notice required. Nothing changes except who you pay your rent to (they will have to give you notice of that when the time comes). If the buyer wants to use your dwelling as their own primary residence, then the seller has to give you at least 90 days advanced notice and copies of...Read more »
You need to be VERY careful - and likely are already exposed to a lawsuit by your tenant and are likely liable to him for statutory damages if the rental dwelling is within the City of Portland city limits. Did you include written notice of his tenant's relocation assistance rights? Did you...Read more »
In Oregon, a landlord MUST send either a refund or accounting for why they are keeping part or all of a tenant's security deposit in writing within 31 days of having possession restored to them. They are free to send it in any other manner they wish so long as it is in addition to, not in...Read more »
We have lived in our apartment for over 3 years. Up until now, we just realized that we never renewed our lease, which ended last summer (2019). I was looking through the building’s website and saw that our place’s rent was significantly higher than what we pay now. And because we haven’t... Read more »
If you originally had a fixed term lease that has now expired, you are now likely on a month to month tenancy. As such, your landlord is free to raise your rent anytime as long as they provide you at least 90 days prior written notice and it otherwise complies with the legal requirements. You can...Read more »
She claimed she is legally allowed to raise it by that much because we were on a month to month lease with her ex husband who was our landlord at the time. She increase the rent last June 2019 when we signed the month to month lease. We have been at this residence for 6 years
Assuming you are inquiring about a residential rental in Oregon, you likely have damage claims against your landlord as well as being due a refund for being over charged on rent. How much in damages depends in part upon exactly where the rental is located. In addition to the damages, you are...Read more »
You don't say WHY the showers were closed or if it is intended to be permanent. Whether the rent increase is lawful likely depends upon whether it is a less than 10% increase in the last 12 months and if the notice contained the required information, provided at least 90 days (94 days,...Read more »
It sounds as if your tenant simply abandoned his tenancy. If so, you assume possession and prepare it for re-renting or whatever else you intend to do with the dwelling. If he left any personal property, you have to protect it and only dispose of it according to the requirements of ORS 90.425....Read more »
We have been waiting to see how much we owe or owe anything at all, I am having a baby in three weeks and with me on maturity leave, my husband and I need to plan for any payments we need to make. But we haven’t heard from our old landlord and someone is currently living in the home we use to... Read more »
A landlord has 31 days after the tenant restores possession to them to either refund the tenant's security deposit in full or to provide a written accounting for how much they are keeping and for what. If damages exceed the amount of the security deposit, the landlord is free to account for...Read more »
There are numerous things wrong with this - email is NOT a lawful method of notifying a tenant of a rent increase; any rent increase notice must be in writing (yes, paper and toner/ink/pencil) contain the required information and be lawfully served. It must provide at least 90 days prior written...Read more »
We have never signed any lease agreement, have always paid rent on time, no issues. Now he is just kicking us out with 60 day notice during a pandemic because he wants to make the building into a store.
IF you currently are residential landlord-tenant and IF you have been there more than a year, then a landlord may not even issue a no cause termination notice until after the Covid-19 crisis is declared over (currently scheduled for September 30th but subject to change as the time comes closer) and...Read more »
It depends upon what your written rental agreement says. IF she is listed on it as a permitted occupant, that should not change when she becomes 18. If she is not, and is just listed (if at all) as a minor child of the actual tenant, then a landlord likely can require that she submit to a...Read more »
Of course you can sue her if she damaged your property. Finding her to serve the court papers to and actually collecting from her if you get a Judgment may make it impractical but no reason you can't sue her if you wish and are willing to invest the additional time/money in filing a lawsuit.
The landlords have brought people to my sons rental to strong arm him, damanded to enter, left people on the property to intimidate him till all hours of night . My son does not have alot of money need some help now.
Text messages are NOT lawful notice of termination of a tenancy nor can a landlord lawfully remove a tenant's personal property until after the tenant has vacated and the landlord has provided written notice and opportunity for the tenant to come claim said property. Nor are landlord's...Read more »
My roommate is afraid of my 11 month old puppy who is mouthy but non-aggressive and my roommate is afraid of him. He threatened to kill the dog and told me he has guns in the house. The landlord is refusing to do anything. Is this considered outrageous in the extreme? I feel very threatened and... Read more »
Maybe it would be outrageous; maybe not. Regardless, only a landlord can try to evict a tenant for outrageous acts, NOT a co-tenant. If you cannot work it out with your roommate, then your option is to terminate your tenancy and move. Do note that you need to provide your landlord with proper...Read more »
No, not legally. However you would have the burden of proof at any trial to prove that the landlord retaliated against you because of your engaging in protected activity, such as reporting unlawful work - and that can be difficult to prove.
Assuming you are talking about a residential fixed term lease, the general answer is no - the tenants contracted to be able to stay there through the end of the leasehold period. If you are talking about a month to month tenancy, then the old owner may be able to terminate the lease, depending...Read more »
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