Do these new rules apply to leases that were entered into before the new laws came into force? Keep in mind that these new rules cover two areas: rent increase decisions and layoffs. With respect to notices of rent increases, the new law applies to all notices of rent increase issued after February 28, 2019. In the event of termination, the rules apply to all fixed-term leases concluded on or after February 28, 2019. And with respect to monthly leases, the rules for terminating monthly leases apply to any termination that terminates a lease on Or after March 30, 2019. Yes, yes. You must receive and keep written documentation of everything you need to prove later. For example, if you want to be able to prove that you paid the rent on time, you should receive a receipt to show a full and timely payment of rent (a landlord is required to give you a receipt for each payment if you request one (ORS 90.140). If you wish to prove that you have sought redress, you should seek written repairs and keep copies of your letters. If you want to prove that you sent something to your landlord on a certain date, you should receive a post certificate (other than certified mail) from the post office. Keeping a signed copy of your lease will help you prove in court what you and your landlord have agreed to. Most people use the word “rental” to describe a written lease valid for a specified period of time, for example. B a year, with a fixed rent.
But some rental agreements allow rent to be increased after a 30-day period. The lease explains how tenants and landlords can terminate the lease prematurely. With a written lease signed by you and your landlord, you can prove in court that your landlord has accepted certain provisions (conditions or conditions) that the law would not automatically provide otherwise. If you opt for a written rental agreement, your landlord is required to provide you with a copy of the lease written at the time of signing and to provide a copy later, at a price of no more than 25 cents per page (or actual copying costs). ORS 90.305. For more information on written agreements regarding a fixed-term lease, see below “What is a lease?” IMPORTANT: Here is an excerpt from the law of the Order of the Lord of Oregon 2016. The booklet is available on this website. All the resources below are available on this site. This information is reserved for the general use of pedagogy. It is not a substitute for the advice of a lawyer. If you have a particular legal issue, contact a lawyer. The information contained here is correct from March 2016.
Please remember that the actions of the courts, the legislature and the agencies are constantly changing the law. Transcript of “More Legal Q-A: An Update to Landlord/Tenant Law in Oregon” Hello, my name is Troy Pickard and I am a lawyer who practices landlord/tenant law in Portland.