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These resources are primarily aimed at low-income tenants. If you are a landlord seeking information, please also see the Oregon State Bar Landlord and Tenant Resources page.

  • Application Fees and Deposits

    Information on application fees and security deposits. (An excerpt from the 2016 Landlord-Tenant Law in Oregon community education booklet.) Read More

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    Legal Aid Services of Oregon
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  • Can Small Claims Court Help Tenants?

    Information about how renters can use small claims court when there are problems with the landlord. (An excerpt from the 2016 Landlord-Tenant Law in Oregon community education booklet.) Read More

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    Legal Aid Services of Oregon
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  • Discrimination Against Tenants

    The law protects tenants from some types of discrimination. Find out more here. (An excerpt from the 2016 Landlord-Tenant Law in Oregon community education booklet.) Read More

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    Legal Aid Services of Oregon
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  • Entering Your Rented Space

    Information about when a landlord can and cannot enter your rental unit. (An excerpt from the Landlord-Tenant Law in Oregon booklet 2016.) Read More

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    Legal Aid Services of Oregon
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  • Eviction

    Information about what the landlord can and cannot do to evict a tenant. (An excerpt from the 2016 Landlord-Tenant Law in Oregon community education booklet.) Read More

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    Legal Aid Services of Oregon
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  • Eviction - Going to Court

    Information about what happens when your landlord takes you to court to evict you. (An excerpt from the 2016 Landlord-Tenant Law in Oregon community education booklet.) Read More

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    Legal Aid Services of Oregon
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  • Eviction Notices

    How a landlord must give a termination (eviction) notice to a tenant and what kinds of notices may be given. (An excerpt from the 2016 Landlord-Tenant Law in Oregon community education booklet.) Read More

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    Legal Aid Services of Oregon
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  • Fair Debt Collection

    Information about federal debt collection laws, with a video explaining them. Content Detail

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    Federal Trade Commission
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  • Fees and Deposits

    Information about deposits and other fees that landlords may charge. Content Detail

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    Oregon State Bar
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  • Filing a Challenge to Garnishment and Exempt Wages, Money, & Property

    Instructions on how to use a Challenge to Garnishment and a list of wages, funds, and property that are exempt from collection in Oregon, as of March 2016. Read More

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    Legal Aid Services of Oregon
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  • Getting Repairs Made

    Information about getting repairs made to rental property. Content Detail

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    Oregon State Bar
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  • Getting the Landlord to Make Repairs

    How to get your landlord to make needed repairs. (An excerpt from the 2016 community education booklet Landlord-Tenant Law in Oregon.) Read More

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    Legal Aid Services of Oregon
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  • Getting Your Security Deposit Back After You Leave

    Find out how to get your refundable security deposit returned to you after you move. (An excerpt from the 2016 Landlord-Tenant Law in Oregon community education booklet.) Read More

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    Legal Aid Services of Oregon
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  • Getting Your Things Back After You Move

    Information about what happens if you leave things behind after you move. (An excerpt from the 2016 Landlord-Tenant Law in Oregon community education booklet.) Read More

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    Legal Aid Services of Oregon
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  • Habitability Standards

    Every rented residential unit in Oregon, regardless of how low the rent is, must meet certain standards for safety, health and cleanliness. These are called "habitability" standards. Content Detail

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    Oregon State Bar
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