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Phil Querin Q&A

  In the continuing fight to slow the spread of COVID, the White House has just announced an Order barring nonpayment of rent evictions against most tenants through December 31, 2020.  It has been issued by the Centers for Disease Control and…
  Question:  A resident in our community has ants in her home. She says they are coming from the ground around the home and has had an exterminator out who confirms that the infestation is coming from the ground.  The resident…

Mark Busch Q&A

  Question:  A man has set up a tent on one of our park’s RV spaces, with lot of garbage around the space.  He did not sign any agreement – he just showed up one day.  How does the landlord best deal with this situation?
  Question:  A month-to-month resident in our RV Park (on MHCO Form 80 - RV Agreement) is causing numerous problems for other RV residents.  In one case he was verbally abusive to several children – a restraining order was issued and…

Property Management

In June 2020, a court denied a Texas resident’s request for an emergency order to allow him to fence off his yard because his disability—a compromised immune system—left him vulnerable to COVID-19 exposure to passing strangers.
  Given today’s volatile political climate, it’s more important than ever to be vigilant for any signs of racially motivated harassment, discrimination, or violence directed against anyone at your community. 

Associate Members

Baker Mortgage Co., LLC

Victor M. Baker

Baker Mortgage Co., LLC
PO Box 12964
Salem, OR 97309-0964
Phone: 503-390-4914
Fax: 503-390-8386
Computer Fax: 503-218-7012
Cell: 503-580-8020

Community Updates

September 2, 2020
  Summary by Jeffrey S. Bennett, Attorney at Law (September 1, 2020)   Introduction   On September 1, 2020, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Centers for Disease…
September 1, 2020
Portland, OR—Governor Kate Brown today extended protections from foreclosure for Oregon homeowners and business owners through executive action, until December 31. Executive Order 20-37 …
August 10, 2020
The Legislature is set to meet again starting today for the 2nd Legislative Special Session of 2020. Legislative special sessions are unique in that they are unscheduled, unless called by the…
June 30, 2020
  Effective June 26, 2020, during its Special Session, the Oregon Legislature passed HB 4213 (the “Bill”). The purpose of the Bill was largely to extend, and expand upon, the Governor’s…
June 28, 2020
  Editor’s Note: On Friday, June 26ththe Oregon Legislature concluded it’s First Special Session of 2020. Unfortunately, political hostilities between landlords/community owners and the…

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