Vagrants: What is a landlord to do?


A significant increase of vagrancy and trespassing has been observed at many of the properties we mange around the Portland area. Properties of all types (residential, commercial, etc.) are utilized for cell phone charging, washing, dumpster diving, drug use and sleeping, often resulting in tenants being harassed and leaving managers feeling helplessly frustrated. Unfortunately, law enforcement is either unable or unwilling to provide meaningful assistance and unwelcomed vagrants are just pushed from one property to the next.

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