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Posted over 1 year ago.

I can’t get outotherwise I would have, I live in USDA housing and I’m still in my lease. I don’t have the means to move my 3 children and me out. I also live in a very small town so apartment living is very limited. There are no local attorneys; there is nobody within 70 miles. And I talked with her about leaving, she said if I break my lease and she does not rent it in 30 days I have to pay and I lose my housing. I can’t not afford to do that.

R. Russell O'Rourke
R. Russell O'Rourke, Construction / Development Lawyer - Cleveland, OH
Posted over 1 year ago.

Try contacting the Oregon State Bar Association. See if they have anyone that can help. http://www.osbar.org/public/ris/ris.html

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Posted over 1 year ago.

Thank you

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Posted over 1 year ago.

How likely is it that i could find a lawyer that does landlord tenant law and will do contingency or pro bono work?

R. Russell O'Rourke
R. Russell O'Rourke, Construction / Development Lawyer - Cleveland, OH
Posted over 1 year ago.

Check with the Bar Association. They may have a pro bono section. Additionally, there are a lot of lawyers who may take a case like yours on a contingency. I don't know Oregon law, but in a lot of states there are actually attorneys fee provisions when a landlord violates a tenant's rights. Call the Bar Association. They can give you better guidance.

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Posted over 1 year ago.

Thank you again!