3 Things You Need To Know About Oregon Eviction Laws

What Are the Oregon Eviction Laws?

If you are a renter in the state of Oregon, you have some legal rights and protections under state and federal law.  For example, your landlord cannot physically evict you from the property, even if the eviction order has been approved by the court.  This is something that must be done by law enforcement.  Knowing all the can protect you from being unfairly and unjustly treated.

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What Are The Eviction Laws in Oregon?

Landlords must follow the, and adhere to any additional federal guidelines and laws.  If you reside in Portland, there may be additional laws enacted by the municipal government as well.  Eviction laws are published to prevent landlords from taking advantage of tenants, as well as certain requirements that renters must follow.  If you have been served with an eviction notice, or if you are in danger of being evicted, here are some things you should know:

  1. If a landlord wants to evict a tenant before the end of a written lease, they must have caused.  Some things that are recognized as cause are;
  1. Failure to pay rent
  2. Illegal activities within the property
  3. Violating the lease or rental agreement
  4. Damaging the property intentionally
  1. Landlords may also evict tenants without cause if they do not have a lease or rental agreement, or the agreement has ended.
  2. Tenants may fight the eviction notice for several reasons:
  1. The landlord can give the tenant a notice to cure.  He gives a set time for the tenant to make right any lease violations prompting the eviction, such as:
  • Paying the back rent.
  • Repairing damage to the residence.
  1. In some cases, the landlord can issue an unconditional quit notice, giving the tenant 24 hours to vacate the property.  Only certain behaviors qualify for an unconditional quit notice, such as:
  • The tenant, their pet, or someone in their control threatens or inflicts serious injury to another on the premises or inflicts intentional damage to the property.
  • Falsification of information on the lease or rental agreement.
  • Unlawful acts committed on the property

What Is the Amount of Notice Landlords Should Give Tenants For Failure to Pay Rent in Oregon

According to the Oregon Eviction Laws rent should be paid before the 4th day of the rental period. When rent is late the amount of time to give notice depends on the period of the lease;

Week to Week Tenancies72 Hours prior Notice before filing an eviction action in court;
For All Other Tenancies72 Hours if Notice is given on the 8th day of the rental period;

144 Hours if Notice is given on the 5th day of the rental period.

If the tenant does not pay the rent due by the end of the notice period and does not vacate the property, the landlord may file the eviction action in court.

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  4. Choose whether you want DoNotPay to send the demand letter to your landlord or roommate on your behalf. If you already tried sending a demand letter and it didn't work, we can help you start the small claims court process.


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