Evaluation of applicant
(1) When evaluating an applicant, a landlord may not consider an action to recover possession pursuant to ORS 105.105 (Entry to be lawful and peaceable only) to 105.168 (Minor as party in proceedings pertaining to residential dwellings) if the action:
(a) Was dismissed or resulted in a general judgment for the applicant before the applicant submits the application.
(b) Resulted in a general judgment against the applicant that was entered five or more years before the applicant submits the application.
(2) When evaluating the applicant, a landlord may not consider a previous arrest of the applicant if the arrest did not result in a conviction. This subsection does not apply if the arrest has resulted in charges for criminal behavior as described in subsection (3) of this section that have not been dismissed at the time the applicant submits the application.
(3) When evaluating the applicant, the landlord may not consider criminal conviction and charging history unless the conviction or pending charge is for conduct that is:
(a) A drug-related crime, but not including convictions based solely on the use or possession of marijuana;
(b) A person crime;
(c) A sex offense;
(d) A crime involving financial fraud, including identity theft and forgery; or
(e) Any other crime if the conduct for which the applicant was convicted or charged is of a nature that would adversely affect:
(A) Property of the landlord or a tenant; or
(B) The health, safety or right to peaceful enjoyment of the premises of residents, the landlord or the landlords agent.
(4) When evaluating an applicant, a landlord may not consider the possession of a medical marijuana card or status as a medical marijuana patient. [2013 c.294 §3; 2019 c.268 §1]
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