Always include the mandatory laws and terms that a standard lease agreement Oregon homeowners use must contain. These terms extend to the repair and maintenance responsibilities. You must ensure the space is habitable according to the statute, as the renters can deduct amounts from their Rent if the Landlord doesn’t fix the problem in time.
It's the Tenant's responsibility to maintain the Property's inside and outside on a day-to-day basis and notify the Landlord in writing of any problem, malfunction, or damages. The Tenant might have to bear the repair costs if their negligence or guests' negligence caused the damage.
The Landlord must ensure the premises are in habitable condition as per the Oregon statute for the duration of the lease. The Tenant has the right to fix a habitability defect if the Landlord fails to repair it within a reasonable time. The Tenant can then deduct a reasonable amount from their Rent payment, not exceeding $300.
The Tenant(s) cannot modify the Property, such as painting it, putting nails in the walls, or other modifications that might affect it beyond the normal wear and tear.
Both parties agree to adhere to the below terms.
The Landlord has the right to enter the Property without notice to the Tenant(s) in the case of an emergency, when making repairs the Tenant(s) requested, to serve the Tenant(s) with notice of legal action, or when showing the premises to a potential buyer.
In all other cases, the Landlord must provide (Days) notice to the Tenant before entering the premises.
The Tenant(s) agrees not to sublet or assign this contract to any other party without the Landlord's written consent. Should the Landlord sell the Property during the lease's term, the new property Owner can take over this contract.