Oregon 60 Day Notice To Vacate

Last Updated: February 6, 2024 by Roberto Valenzuela

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An Oregon 60 Day Notice To Vacate is a letter which complies with state legal standards to terminate a month-to-month lease without cause. The non-terminating party must receive notice at least sixty (60) calendar days before the termination date.

When To Use an Oregon 60 Day Notice To Vacate

An Oregon 60 Day Notice to Vacate terminates a month-to-month or fixed-term lease agreement.

After the first year of tenancy, landlords may terminate a month-to-month lease without cause if the tenant occupies a dwelling in the same building or on the same property as the landlord’s primary residence. In addition, the landlord’s building or property cannot contain more than two (2) dwelling units at the premises.

Some types of Oregon lease termination notice may allow different reasons for termination, or different notice periods. This may also apply to an eviction notice issued because of a lease or legal violation.

How To Write an Oregon 60 Day Notice To Vacate

To help ensure the legal compliance of a Notice To Vacate:

  1. Use the full name of the receiving parties, and address of record, if known
  2. Specify the termination date of the lease or tenancy
  3. Fill in the full address of the rental premises
  4. Provide updated/current address and phone number information
  5. Print name and sign the notice
  6. Complete the certificate of service by indicating the date and method of notice delivery, along with printed name and signature

It is easy to lose an otherwise justified legal action because of improper notice. Check carefully to ensure enough time after notice is delivered, not when it’s sent.

How To Serve an Oregon 60 Day Notice To Vacate

Oregon landlords and tenants may deliver a Notice To Vacate using any of these methods:

  1. Hand delivery to the other party
  2. Delivery by first class mail
  3. Only if agreed by both parties: Delivery by first class mail AND posting to the property

To account for variable delivery times, mailed notice extends the notice period by three (3) calendar days.

In almost all cases, notice is legally served when it is received by the other party, NOT when it’s sent. Check specified date of termination carefully to ensure compliance with the legal requirements for a notice period.