Oregon Statutes - Chapter 90 - Residential Landlord and Tenant - Section 90.493 - Prohibited acts following notice of conversion to condominium; damages.

(1) The landlord of a building for which a declarant of a conversion condominium has issued the tenant a notice of conversion under ORS 100.305 may not:

(a) Give the tenant a 30-day notice without stated cause that causes the tenancy to terminate on a date that is prior to the end of the 120-day period described in ORS 100.305 or the 60-day period described in ORS 100.310; or

(b) Increase the rent for the dwelling unit in excess of:

(A) Any scheduled increase provided for in a written rental agreement; or

(B) A percentage equal to the percentage increase in the Portland-Salem Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers for All Items as reported by the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics.

(2) A tenant may bring an action against a landlord that violates subsection (1) of this section to recover the greater of:

(a) Six times the monthly rent for the dwelling unit; or

(b) Twice the actual damages to the tenant arising out of the termination. [2007 c.705 §5]

Note: See note under 90.490.

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