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I have a tenant who signed a 1 yr lease, hasn't paid their

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i have a tenant who signed a 1 yr lease, hasn't paid their last month rent completely, as a first and last (on move in). haven't paid rent for this month, which is now over 10 days late, and they have declared they are thinking about wanting to break their lease. Can I issue them a 72 hour notice to pay rent? To be able to start the eviction process? I live in Portland Oregon, but not in the city limits.
JA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state the property is in?
Customer: Oregon. It's a Portland address, but not in the city limits
JA: Has anything been filed or reported?
Customer: no
JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: they have paid 1/2 of their last month's rent in two installments. And a $1000 security deposit. I've offered them a proposal for a lease termination to have them pay a whole month's rent ($1600) and let the 1/2 last mo's rent and the security deposit be the lease termination break fee
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Landlord-Tenant
Expert:  Roy Hadavi replied 1 month ago.

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Expert:  Roy Hadavi replied 1 month ago.

Yes, you may serve them with a 3-day notice of eviction and commence an unlawful detainer suit against the tenant, if they do not pay all outstanding debt before the end of the notice period.

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Expert:  Roy Hadavi replied 1 month ago.

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