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Mon Oct 31, 2016, 01:15 AM

Portland Could Pass Law Requiring Landlords to Pay Moving Costs After a "No Cause" Eviction

Portland Mayor-elect Ted Wheeler's campaign promise to restrict no-cause evictions of tenants faces roadblocks, including legal opinions issued this month by attorneys for the Oregon Legislature.

But the city could legally pass a law to bill landlords for tenants' moving costs stemming from evictions without cause on month-to-month leases.

That legal opinion was issued by the Legislative Counsel to House Speaker Tina Kotek (D-Portland) in July, first reported in Murmurs on Wednesday. (Here's the full opinion.)

In their budget proposal for next year, the Portland Housing Bureau has proposed setting up a registry for all landlords in the city as a precursor to mandatory inspections of properties.

Read more: http://www.wweek.com/news/2016/10/28/portland-could-pass-law-requiring-landlords-to-pay-moving-costs-after-a-no-cause-eviction/

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Mon Oct 31, 2016, 03:00 AM

1. they 'd do better requiring a registry for all prospective renters nt

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