2007 ORS 346.630¹
Prohibition against discriminating in renting housing because of dog guide
  • remedy

(1) A landlord, as defined in ORS 90.100 (Definitions), may not refuse to rent a dwelling unit, as defined in ORS 90.100 (Definitions), to a person who is blind on the basis of the person’s use or possession of a dog guide.

(2) A person who is blind has a cause of action to recover compensatory damages or $200, whichever is greater, from any landlord, as defined in ORS 90.100 (Definitions), who refuses to rent a dwelling unit, or who charges additional rent, on the basis of the person’s use or possession of a dog guide. The court may award reasonable attorney fees to the prevailing party in an action under this section.

(3) A person who is blind is not required to pay an additional nonrefundable fee or an excessive deposit for the dog guide.

(4) A person who is blind is liable for any damages done to the dwelling unit by the dog guide. [1975 c.256 §8; 1981 c.179 §1; 1993 c.369 §35; 1995 c.618 §67; 2007 c.70 §138]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 346—Programs for Persons Who Are Blind or Deaf, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­346.­html (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
 
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
 
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