ORS 90.850¹
Owner affidavit certifying compliance with requirements for sale of facility
  • reliance of parties on affidavit

(1) A facility owner may present for recordation, in the County Clerk Lien Record of the county in which the facility is located, an affidavit in which the owner certifies that:

(a) The owner has complied with the requirements of ORS 90.842 (Notice of sale of facility), 90.844 (Procedures for purchase of facility by tenants) and 90.846 (Notices and processes in facility transfer) with reference to an offer by the owner for the sale or transfer of the facility.

(b) The owner has complied with the requirements of ORS 90.842 (Notice of sale of facility), 90.844 (Procedures for purchase of facility by tenants) and 90.846 (Notices and processes in facility transfer) with reference to an offer received by the owner for the purchase or transfer of the facility or to a counteroffer the owner has made or intends to make.

(c) The owner has not entered into a contract for the sale or transfer of the facility to an entity formed by or associated with the tenants.

(d) ORS 90.842 (Notice of sale of facility), 90.844 (Procedures for purchase of facility by tenants) and 90.846 (Notices and processes in facility transfer) do not apply to a particular sale or transfer of the facility pursuant to ORS 90.848 (Exceptions to facility transfer requirements).

(2) The following parties have an absolute right to rely on the truth and accuracy of all statements appearing in the affidavit and are not obligated to inquire further as to any matter or fact relating to the owner’s compliance with ORS 90.842 (Notice of sale of facility), 90.844 (Procedures for purchase of facility by tenants) and 90.846 (Notices and processes in facility transfer):

(a) A party that acquires an interest in a facility.

(b) A title insurance company, or an attorney, that prepares, furnishes or examines evidence of title.

(3) The purpose and intention of this section is to preserve the marketability of title to facilities. Accordingly, the provisions of this section must be liberally construed in order that all persons may rely on the record title to facilities. [2014 c.89 §5; 2019 c.625 §31]

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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 (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2019, Chapter 90, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano090.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
 
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. Currency Information