Lead Based Paint Regulations Affect Investors of Rental Housing 1:41 pm

UPDATED: 06-APR-2011

Protecting Tenants
On May 3, 2010, Oregon became authorized to enforce the US Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) Lead Renovation, Repair and Painting Program. These Oregon laws were created in response to an EPA issued rule (April 22, 2008) requiring the use of lead safe practices and other actions aimed at preventing lead poisoning. The programs are now in effect in lieu of the federal renovation programs…[…]

Construction defect litigation 12:00 am

UPDATED: 01-MAR-2005

Yesterday, Pam the manager of our Condominium/HOA department came into my office and casually mentioned that 20% of our homeowner/condominium association portfolio is currently engaged in some sort of construction defect litigation. This information did not catch me by surprise given the speed in which these properties have been constructed over the past five years. […]


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