Oregon 24-Hour Landlord Notice to Enter

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An Oregon notice to enter is used by a landlord to alert a tenant that they intend to enter the unit, often for maintenance or inspection reasons. Landlords must provide this written notice at least twenty-four (24) hours in advance and obtain the tenant’s consent before entering the unit.

LawsORS 90.322

Notice can be used for

  • Inspection;
  • Repairs;
  • Services;
  • Showing the unit to contractors, mortgage lenders, prospective or actual purchasers, tenants, or workmen; and
  • Yard maintenance or groundskeeping.

Other Landlord Access

Abandonment (90.322(5)(c)) – A landlord may enter a rental unit without notice or consent if the tenant has abandoned or relinquished the unit.

Emergency (90.322(1)(b)) – A landlord can enter a rental unit without notice or consent in case of an emergency. Valid emergencies include but are not limited to repair issues that will cause serious damage to the premises. The landlord must notify the tenant of the entry within twenty-four (24) hours of its occurrence.

Rental Agreement (90.322(1)(i)) – A landlord can enter a rental unit at a reasonable time without notice if a mutual agreement is included in the rental contract or separate written agreement.