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Phil Querin Q&A

  Question:  We had a resident that we entered into a stipulated judgment agreement with on March 6, 2020.  This was prior to tenants having the ability to claim financial hardship or having the Moratorium in place. They paid 2 payments…
A tree that was never known by anyone including the tenant, or the landlord, to be considered a “hazard tree” prior to a windstorm, later falls and does no damage.  This tree was neither planted by the current tenant, nor the community.[1]  …

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

In celebration of Fair Housing Month, 2021, MHCO is highlighting 10 essential rules to help you to comply with fair housing law.   Housing discrimination has been outlawed for more than 50 years, but all too often communities still find themselves on…
Contrary to popular belief, housing segregation remains alive and well not just in specific regions of the U.S. but across America. So concluded HUD upon completing its most recent review of the state of fair housing in the U.S. “Real estate agents and rental…

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Jet Utilities

Kindi King

Jet Utilities
PO Box 12155
Salem, OR 97309

Ph: 503-585-4040
Fax: 503-585-4774
Email: kindi.k@jetcommunications.net

Website: www.jetutilities.com

Community Updates

March 17, 2021
  Undoubtedly, there is a lot here. And it is all subject to change based upon the whims of the Oregon Legislature. So before taking any legal action against a tenant for nonpayment of rent,…
January 4, 2021
      MHCO Editor's Note:  This summary is extensive with a lot of information.  A PDF copy of the same summary as below is attached above (the attached pdf version…
June 18, 2020
  The Justice Department announced that the owners and property managers of a 15-unit apartment community have agreed to pay $40,000 to settle allegations that they failed to stop disability-…
June 8, 2020
The owners and managers of a Midwest community recently agreed to pay $35,000 to settle a lawsuit filed by the Justice Department, alleging that they violated fair housing law by placing undue…
June 2, 2020
  By Phil Querin and Bill Miner   Now that most Oregon counties are gradually permitting the opening of certain businesses, it’s time to think about manufactured housing communities,…

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