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Rent Ready

Full Rent-Ready Requirements

We are committed to providing safe, clean, and properly maintained homes to our residents.

In order to comply with the Oregon Habitability Standards, Oregon judicial law, and Oregon Bay Properties LLC (OBP) standards, the below items must be completed before we will advertise and rent a property.


  1. All windows (except basement windows) should have vertical or mini blinds.
  2. No draperies on windows.
  3. All windows should have screens.

This list is not meant to cover each and make-ready required item, but it does list some of the most important and often overlooked.

In order to comply with both internal and state rental housing requirements, every property must meet the below list in order to be fully advertised and be 'Rent-Ready.'


  1. Professionally cleaned to 'Hotel Room Clean' standard.
  2. Carpet professionally cleaned and looking fresh
  3. All painted surfaces fresh with no mis-match touch-up areas and repainting must be done corner to corner.
  4. All bedroom windows must have vertical or mini-blinds.
  5. No personal property or items in the unit. This includes furniture, knickknacks, toiletries, shower curtains, Kleenex boxes, kitchen or bathroom items, soap dispensers, pictures, etc.
  6. No lawn equipment, including mowers, tools, etc.
  7. Garage floor swept.
  8. No exterior debris.
  9. Lawn cut and trimmed.
  10. Landscaping fresh and clean.
  11. CO/Smoke detector combo installed within 15 feet of each bedroom. ONLY wall-mounted, NO plug-in units. (If applicable)
  12. Smoke detector on each floor
  13. Smoke detector in each bedroom
  14. The back sliding door must have vertical blinds.
  15. All light bulbs are working.
  16. Doors open & close smoothly, and doorstops are installed on all doors.
  17. Bathroom caulking must be fresh and free of any mildew.
  18. All mechanical components are working as designed. Includes HVAC, plumbing and electrical systems, kitchen appliances, laundry appliances, sump pumps, water softeners, gas fireplaces, water filtration systems, etc.
  19. Safety railings secure.
  20. Wood-burning/Pellet fireplace(s)/stoves, if operational, shall be clean of any debris and have a fireplace screen or heat-proof glass doors installed. If non-operational, the fireplace opening on the interior of the home shall be permanently sealed with an aesthetically pleasing material.