OR HB2004 | 2017 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 15-0)
Status: Introduced on January 9 2017 - 25% progression
Action: 2017-03-30 - Work Session scheduled.
Pending: House Human Services and Housing Committee
Hearing: Mar 30 @ 8:00 am in HR E
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Prohibits landlord from terminating month-to-month tenancy without cause except under certain circumstances with 90 days' written notice and payment of relocation expenses. Provides exception for certain tenancies for occupancy of dwelling unit in building or on property occupied by landlord as primary residence. Makes violation defense against action for possession by landlord. Requires fixed term tenancy to become month-to-month tenancy upon reaching specific ending date, unless tenant elects to renew or terminate tenancy. Requires landlord to make tenant offer to renew fixed term tenancy. Repeals statewide prohibition on city and county ordinances controlling rents. Declares emergency, effective on passage.

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Relating to residential tenancies; declaring an emergency.



2017-03-30HouseWork Session scheduled.
2017-03-02HousePublic Hearing held.
2017-03-02HousePublic Hearing held.
2017-01-17HouseReferred to Human Services and Housing.
2017-01-09HouseFirst reading. Referred to Speaker's desk.

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