2015 ORS 90.820¹
Marina purchase by tenants’ association
  • notice
  • procedures
  • exceptions

(1) Within 14 days of delivery by or on behalf of the marina owner of the notice required by ORS 90.805 (Notice to tenants' association when marina becomes subject to listing agreement) (2) or 90.810 (Association notification of possible sale of marina), a tenants’ association or marina purchase association may notify the owner of the marina in which the tenants reside by certified mail or personal service at the address disclosed to the tenants under ORS 90.305 (Disclosure of certain matters) (1)(a) that the association, or a tenants’ association supported nonprofit organization, is interested in purchasing the marina.

(2) Upon delivery of the notice required by subsection (1) of this section, the owner shall negotiate in good faith with the association or organization and provide the association or organization an opportunity to purchase the marina as the owner would any bona fide third party potential purchaser. During the 14-day period following the delivery of a notice to the owner under subsection (1) of this section, the tenants’ association, marina purchase association or tenants’ association supported nonprofit organization has a right of first refusal for any offer or agreement by the owner to sell the marina.

(3) A marina purchase association or tenants’ association actively involved in negotiations with an owner may waive or reduce the time periods for notice described in this section. A marina purchase association or tenants’ association may authorize a tenants’ association supported nonprofit organization to waive notice on behalf of the association.

(4) This section, ORS 90.805 (Notice to tenants' association when marina becomes subject to listing agreement) (2) and 90.810 (Association notification of possible sale of marina) do not apply to:

(a) Any sale or transfer to a person who would be included within the table of descent and distribution if the owner were to die intestate.

(b) Any transfer by gift, devise or operation of law.

(c) Any transfer by a corporation to an affiliate. As used in this paragraph, "affiliate" means any shareholder of the transferring corporation, any corporation or entity owned or controlled, directly or indirectly, by the transferring corporation or any other corporation or entity owned or controlled, directly or indirectly, by any shareholder of the transferring corporation.

(d) Any transfer by a partnership to any of its partners.

(e) Any conveyance of an interest in a marina incidental to the financing of the marina.

(f) Any conveyance resulting from the foreclosure of a mortgage, deed of trust or other instrument encumbering a marina or any deed given in lieu of a foreclosure.

(g) Any sale or transfer between or among joint tenants or tenants in common owning a marina.

(h) Any exchange of a marina for other real property, whether or not the exchange also involves the payment of cash or other boot.

(i) Any purchase of a marina by a governmental entity under that entity’s powers of eminent domain. [1989 c.919 §10; 1991 c.844 §19; 1999 c.222 §1; 1999 c.603 §34a; 2009 c.295 §1; 2014 c.89 §10]

Chapter 90

Notes of Decisions

The prevailing party in an ac­tion brought under this Act is entitled to attorney fees. Executive Manage­ment v. Juckett, 274 Or 515, 547 P2d 603 (1976)

Damages for mental distress are not recoverable under this Act. Ficker v. Diefenbach, 34 Or App 241, 578 P2d 467 (1978), as modified by 35 Or App 829, 578 P2d 467 (1978)

Where tenant terminates residential tenancy but then holds over wrongfully, landlord need not give any notice to tenant as prerequisite to maintaining ac­tion for pos­ses­sion. Skourtes v. Schaer, 36 Or App 659, 585 P2d 703 (1978), Sup Ct review denied

Landlord may waive statutory right to 30 days' written notice from tenant. Skourtes v. Schaer, 36 Or App 659, 585 P2d 703 (1978), Sup Ct review denied

This act does not provide for recovery of punitive damages. Brewer v. Erwin, 287 Or 435, 600 P2d 398 (1979)

As this act is not penal, it is not subject to attack for vagueness. Marquam Invest­ment Corp. v. Beers, 47 Or App 711, 615 P2d 1064 (1980), Sup Ct review denied

Distinc­tion in this act between residential and nonresidential tenancies is not irra­tional, arbitrary or unreasonable under United States or Oregon Constitu­tion. Marquam Invest­ment Corp. v. Beers, 47 Or App 711, 615 P2d 1064 (1980), Sup Ct review denied

Residential Landlord and Tenant Act does not supersede common law in all aspects of per­sonal injury liability. Bellikka v. Green, 306 Or 630, 762 P2d 997 (1988)

Where jury returned general verdict for defendant and court refused to award defendant attorney fees, defendant has right, absent "unusual circumstances," to receive attorney fees for damages for prevailing on per­sonal injury claim. Steininger v. Tosch, 96 Or App 493, 773 P2d 15 (1989), Sup Ct review denied

Where tenants counterclaim for injunctive relief and damages after landlord sent 30-day, no-cause evic­tion notice, before awarding attorney fees, district court must determine whether landlord or tenants have right to pos­ses­sion of house and whether tenants' right to assert counterclaim is provided by statute. Edwards v. Fenn, 308 Or 129, 775 P2d 1375 (1989)

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Private process server in a forcible entry and detainer ac­tion, (1975) Vol 37, p 869; ap­pli­ca­bil­i­ty to university housing and properties, (1976) Vol 37, p 1297

Law Review Cita­tions

56 OLR 655 (1977); 16 WLR 275 (1979); 16 WLR 835 (1980)


1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 90—Residential Landlord and Tenant, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors090.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2015, Chapter 90, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano090.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
 
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent.