Friday, February 6, 2009

Jury Finds Landlord Liable in Toddler's Fall From Window

A Multnomah County jury recently found a landlord liable for a toddler's fall from a second story window, awarding $560,000 in damages. Read More.

The Metro Multifamily Housing Association sells safety addendums that can help protect a landlord in this situation. Forms can be ordered for both Oregon and Washington.

City, State and Counties Actively Pursuing Changes in Landlord/Tenant Laws

The City of Wood Village is considering adopting a rental inspection program like Gresham's.

The Oregon Landlord Tenant Coalition has reached a consensus on changes to state Landlord/Tenant Laws.

Read more online in the latest Metro Multifamily Housing Association newsletter.