2013 ORS § 87.162¹
Landlords lien

Except as provided in ORS 87.156 (Innkeepers lien) and 90.120 (Applicability of other statutory lien, tenancy and rent provisions), a landlord has a lien on all chattels, except wearing apparel as defined in ORS 18.345 (Exempt personal property generally) (1), owned by a tenant or occupant legally responsible for rent, brought upon the leased premises, to secure the payment of rent and such advances as are made on behalf of the tenant. The landlord may retain the chattels until the amount of rent and advances is paid. [1975 c.648 §5; 1981 c.258 §1; 1997 c.374 §8]