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Below are frequently asked questions that may be helpful related to the following categories for those living and working with manufactured and marina communities.
Who is responsible for tree trimming and removal?
What does it mean to “maintain a tree?”
What is required to remove a tree?
Who performs maintenance on Common Areas of the park?
A landlord who rents a space for a manufactured dwelling or floating home is responsible for maintenance of the rented space, vacant spaces in the facility, and the facility's common areas in a habitable condition.
How often can a landlord of a manufactured home park raise the rent?
The Oregon Legislature passed SB 611 in 2023, allowing the maximum allowable increase of 14.6% if the increase was issued before July 6, 2023. If the increase was issued after July 6, 2023, the maximum allowable increase is 10%. For more information, visit the Office of Economic Analysis website.
Details of SB 611: https://olis.oregonlegislature.gov/liz/2023R1/Measures/Overview/SB611
What is a Tenants’ Committee and how is it formed?
A Tenant’s Committee is a small group of tenants who meet with the landlord to talk about issues that concern the tenants of their park. The committee members are elected in a facility-wide election process.
Where can a Tenants' Committee hold their meetings?
A tenant’s committee is allowed to use the common area of a facility to meet.
Who makes the rules about pets in my park?
A landlord may change rules and regulations to regulate the activity of all pets in a facility.
What if I had my pet prior to the rule change?
A tenant may keep a pet that is otherwise legally living with the tenant at the time the landlord provides notice of the proposed change to park pet rules.
Is the Owner of a Manufactured Home Park or Marina required to notify the tenants of the sale of the park or marina?
The owner of the park is required to give written notice of a plan to sell the facility to all tenants.
What can a tenant do if their Manufactured Home Park is for sale?
Within 15 days, the tenants can choose to purchase the facility, by notifying the owner in writing of:
What to do if you receive an Eviction Notice:
Receiving a landlord’s Notice of Termination is not an eviction. The landlord must first give the tenant a written notice that tells the tenant specifically what the tenant has done wrong, giving the tenant 30 days to correct the problem.
Informal Dispute Resolution – What is it?
Mediation – what is it?
What can be mediated?
What items can’t be mediated?
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