Download and fill in the Oregon rental lease agreements which will let a person that owns property be able to rent it to a prospective tenant. Upon both parties authorizing this form it becomes a legal document which lessor and lessee will be bound. If either landlord or tenant has any questions about the agreement or their responsibilities they should refer to the Oregon State Bar Laws.
- Rental Application – Allows a tenant to be able to see if he or she is financially qualified to rent property from a landlord or manager. There may be a fee assessed and the process takes approximately 48 to 72 hours. If the tenant is approved, a lease along with any further negotiations shall be completed.
- Residential Lease Agreement – Create an agreement between a landlord and tenant over the use of livable property. It is recommended for a landlord to check the potential lessee’s credit before authorizing a lease in order to make sure that payment will be made on time. The standard length of an agreement is one (1) year but may be any term as decided by the parties.
- Sublease – Gives the right of a tenant that is under a current agreement to rent a portion or the entire property to someone else (“sublessee”). It must be allowed in the original lease or the tenant will have to notify the landlord in writing of his or her intentions. It is recommended that the sublessee be screened through a rental application to make sure that he or she is able to pay the monthly amount on time. It is known that the original tenant is still legally responsible for all rental payments as stated in the master lease as well as damage to the property and vacating the sublessee at the end of the term.
- Home-Share – Form may be used if the landlord decides to share their home with a tenant without exact dimensions of the space being rented being stated.
- Month-to-Month – Also known as a tenancy at will, is a rental contract with no end date and renews with the lessee’s payment on the due date. Either party has the option to terminate said agreement with at least thirty (30) days’ notice (91.070)
- Commercial – For all non-residential uses and primarily for retail, office, or industrial tenancies where there is a place of business available.
Common Landlord-Tenant Laws
- Security Deposit
- Limit – There is no limit on how much the landlord may require
- Returning – Landlord must give the deposit back within thirty one (31) days of the contract end date or move out whichever is later
- Access to Property – The landlord must provide at least twenty-four (24) hours notice before entering
- When Rent is Late – Four (4) days after the due date specified in the agreement