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I received a letter from my doctor for my landlord stating

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I received a letter from my doctor for my landlord stating that it is medically necessary that we move from the house we are currently living in. The place we recently moved out of is still available and the property management is willing to help us move back in, but it would need to be done as soon as possible. How should I legally proceed?
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Legal
Expert:  John Legal replied 5 years ago.
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Are you saying that you have produced the letter to your landlord? If so what was the response?
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
I currently have both the original and a copy of the letter. I have been trying to get in touch with the landlord so that I can give them the letter, but have not received response from the yet. When we explained to them that a carpet specialist informed us that it appeared that the carpet was worn to the point of coming apart (as well as the padding below turning into dust with the wear and tear) the landlord seemed skeptical.
Expert:  John Legal replied 5 years ago.
Unfortunately, there is no provision under Oklahoma law that lets you out of the lease due to a particular medical condition. The unity must be uninhabitable to get out of the lease. This really means that the landlord must only supply the very basics. Roof that does not leak, heat, safe from major hazards.

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Customer: replied 5 years ago.
It's actually in Oregon.
Expert:  John Legal replied 5 years ago.
Sorry, I typed Oregon and spell check changed it on me. My answer is still correct under Oregon law.

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