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Oregon Rental Laws

Your Guide to helpful links and information for leases, rent, security deposits, tenant screening, real estate and government.

Official Website of the State of Oregon

The United States Census Bureau estimates that the population of Oregon was 3,930,065 on July 1, 2014, a 3.63% increase over the 2010 United States Census

The State of Oregon has 36 counties.

 

Oregon Rental Laws County MapState Rules and Regulations

Important Lease Terms

Security Deposits

  • Amount: No Restrictions
  • Return Deadline:  31 Days

Fees and Notice

  • Applications Fees: No Restrictions
  • Termination Notice:  14 days to cure, additional 16 days to vacate; 10 days to remove an illegal pet.
  • Tenant Rights to Withhold Rent: Yes or repair and deduct

Landlord Disclosures

Real Estate Links

Federal Government

  • Fair Credit Reporting Act:  Federal Government legislation which promotes the accuracy, fairness, and privacy of consumer information contained in the files of consumer reporting agencies.
  • Fair Housing Act:  The Fair Housing Act protects people from discrimination when they are renting, buying, or securing financing for any housing. The prohibitions specifically cover discrimination because of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability and the presence of children

Credit Reports

Tenant Screening

  • Counties covered:  Baker,   Benton,   Clackamas,   Clatsop,   Columbia,   Coos,   Crook,   Curry,   Deschutes,   Douglas,   Gilliam,   Grant,   Harney,   Hood River,   Jackson,   Jefferson,   Josephine,   Klamath,   Lake,   Lane,   Lincoln,   Linn,   Malheur,   Marion,   Morrow,   Multnomah,   Polk,   Sherman,   Tillamook,   Umatilla,   Union,   Wallowa,   Wasco,   Washington,   Wheeler,   Yamhill
  • Summary of Your Rights Under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA)

Last Updated: November 10, 2015

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