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Phil Querin Q&A

  Question: Is it permissible for a manager to pass on to tenants third-party billing fees for submetering?  
Question: What can you tell me about ORS 94.762 requiring landlords to install the infrastructure for Electric Vehicle charging stations in manufactured housing communities, RV parks and floating home communities?  Is the impact and responsibility…

Mark Busch Q&A

Question:  We have a couple living in a nice RV in our park on a month-to-month rental agreement.  They have been here for about two years, are retired, and have never had trouble paying the rent.  To make a long story short, we…
Question: Do the state and federal eviction moratoriums apply to RV tenants?  What about short-term guests who are not technically “tenants?”  

Property Management

  While enforcing legitimate and nondiscriminatory rental and community policies is allowed, an Oregon case serves as a reminder how policies that look neutral on their face may still be illegal if they have the effect of excluding people the FHA…
Exempting a disabled tenant’s service animal from a no-pets policy is a common kind of reasonable accommodation. But a Florida case deals with what a landlord can do when those accepted service animals create a nuisance for other tenants.

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Mark L. Busch, P.C., Attorney at Law

Mark L. Busch
Cornell West, Suite 200, 1500 NW Bethany Blvd
Beaverton, OR 97006
(503) 597 - 1309



Community Updates

April 20, 2022
Note:  Sample Rent Ledger is attached above. Question 1: Tenant's balance goes back to the beginning of April 2020. Do we have to follow the rent schedule that is laid out by rental…
March 14, 2022
    Background   Emergency Period. The Covid-19 pandemic hit Oregon in Spring, 2020; Governor Brown declared a State of Emergency and a temporary ban on evictions (FEDs) in…
December 22, 2021
MHCO Forms for Non Payment of Rent Evictions/Rental Assistance - Effective December 15, 2021 are attached ABOVE.
December 21, 2021
On December 13, 2021, the Oregon Legislature passed SB891 which made significant changes to the non payment of rent eviction process in Oregon.  A revised flow chart of the process is attached…
December 20, 2021
On December 13, 2021, the Oregon Legislature passed significant changes (SB891) to the process of non payment of rent.  MHCO requested attorney Phil Querin to do a complete analysis of the…

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