Oregon Statutes - Chapter 90 - Residential Landlord and Tenant - Section 90.140 - Types of payments landlord may require or accept; written evidence of payment.

(1) A landlord may require or accept the following types of payments:

(a) Applicant screening charges, pursuant to ORS 90.295;

(b) Deposits to secure the execution of a rental agreement, pursuant to ORS 90.297;

(c) Security deposits, pursuant to ORS 90.300;

(d) Fees, pursuant to ORS 90.302;

(e) Rent, as defined in ORS 90.100;

(f) Prepaid rent, as defined in ORS 90.100;

(g) Utility or service charges, pursuant to ORS 90.315 (4), 90.534 or 90.536;

(h) Late charges or fees, pursuant to ORS 90.260; and

(i) Damages, for noncompliance with a rental agreement or ORS 90.325, under ORS 90.401 or as provided elsewhere in this chapter.

(2) A tenant who requests a writing that evidences the tenantís payment is entitled to receive that writing from the landlord as a condition for making the payment. The writing may be a receipt, statement of the tenantís account or other acknowledgment of the tenantís payment. The writing must include the amount paid, the date of payment and information identifying the landlord or the rental property. If the tenant makes the payment by mail, deposit or a method other than in person and requests the writing, the landlord shall within a reasonable time provide the tenant with the writing in a manner consistent with ORS 90.150. [1997 c.577 §4; 1999 c.603 §7; 2001 c.596 §29; 2005 c.22 §58; 2005 c.391 §13; 2005 c.619 §16]

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