A landlord must keep a property habitable at all times under Oregon law. This includes:

  • Weather and waterproof exterior, roof, walls, doors and windows
  • Working locks for all outside doors and working latches for all windows that open unless prohibited by fire or safety regulations
  • Plumbing facilities in good working order
  • Hot and cold running water that is safe for drinking
  • Heating, ventilation and air conditioning equipment in good working order
  • Electric lighting, wiring and equipment in good working order
  • Appliances such as stoves, refrigerators, washers and dryers in good working order
  • Clean and sanitary buildings and grounds free from accumulation of debris, filth, rubbish, garbage, rodents and vermin and safe for normal and reasonable uses