Oregon Ordinance Landlord vs.
I could really use a quick reply on this. Sometime in February, I had moved from Las Vegas to Oregon to live with my brother and his family. That includes his girlfriend and his now 1 year old son. This was the last place I could go as things weren’t working out in Las Vegas… So, I had to make this work. Finally when I showed up here I was told that my first month was payed for but conditions put me on the couch in the living room and I had no problem with that. A now former tenant was being evicted because of drug use and I was told that that room would be available very soon. Within the first week I was here I was able to get a job and thankfully not soon after that (about two weeks) the spare room opened up. This being said I had brought the room up to the landlord who I was already sketchy with because of his rough demeanor and loud voice and he ok’d the move from the living room to the spare room. However, in doing this he demanded $400 in rent and $400 in security deposit on the 1st. The 1st was a week a way and I told him that it would be nearly impossible for me to have acquired that much money in such a little time. He acknowledged that and said that I could pay sparingly and that “Rent” would come first before the security deposit. So, with all that being said here’s what I need you to understand before I ask my question:
1.) The landlord lives with us.
2.) The landlord is a 51 year old WoW player.
3.) He takes steroids and lots of muscle building drugs.
4.) When something doesn’t go his way, he screams and “supposedly” inadvertently threatens people being as big and built as he is.
5.) He constantly threatens people in evicting them illegally and makes allegations as to disrupting service to my computer/the internet/the electricity and other things.
6.) He has court fees,classes,girlfriends and other things he uses our money on besides paying bills and then after being confronted about it !!Yells!! that it is none of our business what he spends our money on.
He makes us very uncomfortable in our own house and I know that by Oregon Ordinance he can not make the tenants feel unwelcome and unsafe/uncomfortable in their own home.
The last thing I have to say is because of his tempter and his threats I have been forced back into the living room but im only paying $100 a month and I am ok with that but I am once again forced to turn off lights and lower almost mute volumes to suit him. I find this very rude but I have politely dealt with it for long enough.
What do I do guys? Is there anything I can use against him to get him out of this house? I know this is his house but there should be a law or something that I can use?
Please help and I would greatly appreciate any responses.
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