Oregon Rental Lease Agreement Templates | PDF | Word

The Oregon commercial and residential lease agreements are suited for a tenant seeking to rent space at a specified rental amount, to be paid monthly, along with other terms and conditions that state the full responsibilities of each party. Before a contract is signed the landlord may ask for the tenant's personal information to conduct a look-up to see if they are able to pay the rent by verifying their income. Once the agreement is authorized, access to the property will be granted, unless the start date is at a later time, and any deposits should be made on behalf of the tenant to the landlord.


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The Oregon commercial lease agreement is a document used for business tenants seeking to occupy industrial, office, or retail space. The term is typically between one (1) and five (5) years with options to renew at the tenant’s decision with rental increases that may be fixed, adjusted to the Consumer Price Index (CPI – See Link), or to be negotiated in “good faith” at the time the term end date. All business tenants are to be reviewed by the landlord…

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The month to month lease agreement is a document to be used for a lessor, or landlord, and lessee, or tenant, that are looking for an understanding that there is no end date to a contract term. Although, according to Statute 91.070, allows for either the landlord or tenant to cancel the arrangement with at least thirty (30) days’ notice before the next payment period. Both parties should understand that they shall be held to the same responsibilities as a long…

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The rental application is provided by the Fair Housing Council of Oregon and legally allows any type of lessor, commercial or residential, to accept the personal and confidential information provided by the tenant in order for an evaluation. If the landlord accepts the tenant, the lease along with any deposits (if necessary) shall be applied in order for access to the property to be granted. There is no State law on how much a landlord may request at the time of…

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The Oregon residential lease agreement template is the most common type of rental contract as it is for the standard one (1) year term and lets both parties come to general terms over the use of the property and facilities. All parties and the document should be written to follow all State laws (Chapter 91- Tenancy | Text Version) and the landlord must ensure the proper disclosures are enclosed. The landlord is encouraged to screen the tenant through the rental…

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The Oregon sublease agreement may be designed for a tenant looking to rent either their entire space or a bedroom to someone else. The permission from the landlord must always be obtained if the original lease agreement does not state that subletting is allowed. The original tenant, or sublessor, is going to be held liable for any damage and will remain responsible for making the monthly payment stated in the master agreement even if the new tenant, or sublessee, does…

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The Oregon three (3) day notice to quit, or seventy-two (72) hours, allows for the landlord to ask the tenant no earlier than the eighth (8th) day after rent was due to pay or face a possible eviction. If the landlord collects the rent in this time period then the notice is cancelled and the lease continues as until the end of the term. Serving Notice – 91.110 Termination – 90.394

 REQUIRED LANDLORD DISCLOSURES

Carbon Monoxide (Statute 90.316) – If there is any type of unit in the premises that omits carbon monoxide there must be a tester and this form will show the tenant how to test.

Common Utilities (Statute 90.315) – If the tenant is responsible for any utilities that are for common areas or for the landlord it must be disclosed in the rental contract.

Flood-Map (Statute 90.228) – If the residence is located in this zone the tenant must be informed.

Identification (Statute 90.305) – The landlord must identify any manager(s) or person(s) authorized to act in their place and the address for official notices to be sent by the tenant. This information must be in the lease agreement.

Lead-Based Paint (Federal Law) – Required if the housing was built before 1978.

Legal Notices (Statute 90.310) – If the housing unit contains four (4) or less units the following must be disclosed if applicable

(a) Any outstanding notice of default under a trust deed, mortgage, or contract of sale, or notice of trustee’s sale under a trust deed; (b) Any pending suit to foreclose a mortgage, trust deed, or vendor’s lien under a contract of sale; (c) Any pending declaration of forfeiture or suit for specific performance of a contract of sale; or (d) Any pending proceeding to foreclose a tax lien.

Recycling (Statute 90.318) – If the housing is located in a urban growth boundary and has more than four (4) units the tenant must be made aware of the opportunity to recycle.

Smoking Policy (Statute 90.220) – If there is a smoking policy on the property by the landlord it must be shown to the tenant.

LANDLORD-TENANT LAWS

Security Deposits

Maximum – There is no State cap on how much a landlord may charge.

Returning (Statute 90.302) – The lessor must give back any deposit within thirty-one (31) days  after the ending of the tenancy.

Access by Landlord (Statute 90.322)

Notice is required to the tenant within twenty-four (24) hours of any entry by the lessor.