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November 20, 2014
 
Notice of Public Comment Period
 
NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETING
Board of Directors of Oregon Affordable Housing Assistance Corporation
to be held November 24, 2014 at 1:00 p.m.

Public Meeting Details here
 
 
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Notice of Public Comment Period
 
Subject: Notice of Public Comment Period: Proposed 2015 Annual Action Plan
 
The State of Oregon, through its agencies: Oregon Housing and Community Services (OHCS), Oregon Health Authority (OHA), and Business Oregon, is seeking public comments on the 2015 Proposed Annual Action Plan and the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Proposed 2015 Method of Distribution.
 
The 2015 Proposed Annual Action Plan covers U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development funding for the Home Investment Partnership Program (HOME), Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG), and Housing Opportunities for Persons with HIV/AIDS (HOPWA). The 2015 Proposed Annual Action Plan can be viewed at http://www.oregon.gov/ohcs/pages/hrs_consolidated_plan_5yearplan.aspx.
 
The Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Proposed 2015 Method of Distribution covers U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development funding for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program. The CDBG Proposed 2015 Method of Distribution and can be viewed at: http://www.orinfrastructure.org/assets/docs/IFA/2015-proposed-MOD.pdf
 
All Oregon residents are invited to submit written or verbal comments beginning Monday, October 27, 2014.

Public Comment Period:

The 30-day public comment period for the 2015 Proposed Annual Action Plan and Proposed 2015 Method of Distribution concludes 5:00 pm on Friday, November 28, 2014

Public Comments:
HOPWA comments should be directed to Annick Benson-Scott, HIV Community Services Manager, OHA, 800 NE Multnomah, Portland, Oregon 97232 or by e-mail at Annick.Benson@state.or.us.

HOME and ESG comments should be directed to Theresa Wingard, Operations and Policy Analyst, OHCS, 725 Summer Street NE, Suite B, Salem, Oregon 97301 or by e-mail at Theresa.Wingard@oregon.gov

CDBG comments should be directed to Loren Shultz, Regional Coordinator, Business Oregon, 775 Summer St NE, Suite 200, Salem, Oregon, 97301 or by e-mail at Loren.J.Shultz@oregon.gov.

Persons needing copies in other languages should contact the respective person listed above at their earliest convenience. Questions, concerns, complaints, or requests for information in alternative formats from individuals with disabilities must be submitted at least ten days before the end of the comment period. Deaf and hearing-impaired individuals may use a TTY by calling 503-986-2100.

The State of Oregon’s programs are administered in a nondiscriminatory manner, consistent with Equal Opportunity Employment Opportunities, Affirmative Action, and Fair Housing requirements.
 
 
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Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Hearing
 
Subject: 813-055 General Housing Account
 
Summary: Amends the date of the applicable General Housing Account program manual.
 
Copies of the rules can be obtained by clicking on the following links, by contacting Sandy McDonnell at 503.986-2012, or on the department’s website at http://www.oregon.gov/ohcs/Pages/COM_Public_Notices.aspx.
 
 
Persons interested in providing oral or written comments on the proposed rules are invited to attend a public hearing on November 24, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. at 725 Summer Street, Conference Room 124B, Salem, Oregon 97301.
 
Written comments on the proposed rulemaking may also be submitted by email to sandy.mcdonnell@oregon.gov or by regular mail addressed to Sandy McDonnell, 725 Summer Street NE, Suite B, Salem OR 97301-1266. Comments will be accepted through November 28, 2014  at 5:00 p.m.
 
The meeting location for the public hearing is accessible to persons with disabilities. A request for an interpreter for the hearing impaired or for other accommodations for persons with disabilities should be made at least 48 hours before the meeting to Sandy McDonnell, 503-986-2012, by TTY at 503.986-2100, or by email to sandy.mcdonnell@oregon.gov.
 
 
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Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Hearing
 
Subject: 813-090 Low Income Housing Tax Credit Program
 
Summary:  Amends the process for soliciting and administering funding awards for the Low Income Housing Tax Credit Program
 
Copies of the rules can be obtained by clicking on the following links, by contacting Sandy McDonnell at 503.986-2012, or on the department’s website at http://www.oregon.gov/ohcs/Pages/COM_Public_Notices.aspx.
 
 
Persons interested in providing oral or written comments on the proposed rules are invited to attend a public hearing on November 24, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. at 725 Summer Street, Conference Room 124B, Salem, Oregon 97301.
 
Written comments on the proposed rulemaking may also be submitted by email to sandy.mcdonnell@oregon.gov or by regular mail addressed to Sandy McDonnell, 725 Summer Street NE, Suite B, Salem OR 97301-1266. Comments will be accepted through November 28, 2014  at 5:00 p.m.
 
The meeting location for the public hearing is accessible to persons with disabilities. A request for an interpreter for the hearing impaired or for other accommodations for persons with disabilities should be made at least 48 hours before the meeting to Sandy McDonnell, 503-986-2012, by TTY at 503.986-2100, or by email to sandy.mcdonnell@oregon.gov.
 
 
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Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Hearing
 
Subject: 813-110 Oregon Affordable Housing Tax Credit Program
 
Summary: Amends the manual date, adds application criteria, extends the term of reservation and clarifies charges.
 
Copies of the rules can be obtained by clicking on the following links, by contacting Sandy McDonnell at 503-986-2012, or on the department’s website at http://www.oregon.gov/ohcs/Pages/COM_Public_Notices.aspx.
 
 
Persons interested in providing oral or written comments on the proposed rules are invited to attend a public hearing on November 24, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. at 725 Summer Street, Conference Room 124B, Salem, Oregon 97301.
 
Written comments on the proposed rulemaking may also be submitted by email to sandy.mcdonnell@oregon.gov or by regular mail addressed to Sandy McDonnell, 725 Summer Street NE, Suite B, Salem OR 97301-1266. Comments will be accepted through November 28, 2014  at 5:00 p.m.
 
The meeting location for the public hearing is accessible to persons with disabilities. A request for an interpreter for the hearing impaired or for other accommodations for persons with disabilities should be made at least 48 hours before the meeting to Sandy McDonnell, 503-986-2012, by TTY at 503.986-2100, or by email to sandy.mcdonnell@oregon.gov.
 
 
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October 8, 2014
 
Notice of Public Hearing for the Sale of Tax-Exempt Single-Family Mortgage Bonds
State of Oregon Housing and Community Services Department
 
The Oregon Housing and Community Services Department (the "Department") will hold a public hearing at 8:00 a.m. on  Thursday, October 23, 2014, in Room B-221 at 725 Summer Street NE, Suite B, Salem, Oregon, at which time any person may be heard regarding its proposed plan of financing. The Department proposes to issue tax-exempt single-family mortgage bonds to finance and/or refund bonds that were used to finance the acquisition, construction and improvement of owner-occupied residences for qualified persons in the State (the “Program").  The bonds will be issued in one or more series, in an aggregate amount not to exceed $150 million, over not more than a 3-year period, pursuant to a common plan of finance. 
 
The Department will consider the information obtained at the public hearing and take appropriate action that it may deem warranted including submission of a transcript of the hearing to the Governor who must approve or disapprove, pursuant to Section 147(f) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, the issuance of the above-referenced tax-exempt bonds to finance the Program.  It is the intention of the Department to issue these tax-exempt obligations on behalf of the State, the first of which is expected to be December 2014.
 
All interested persons are invited to present comments at the public hearing (or to forward their written comments to the Department at the address shown below) concerning the issuance of the bonds and the purpose therefore.
 
The meeting location is accessible to persons with disabilities.  A request for an interpreter for the hearing impaired or for other accommodations for persons with disabilities should be made at least 48 hours before the meeting to Sandy McDonnell, 503.986-2012, by TTY at 503.986-2100, or by email at Sandy.McDonnell@oregon.gov.

Margaret S. Van Vliet, Director
Oregon Housing and Community Services Department
725 Summer Street NE, Suite B
Salem, OR  97301-1266
 
TEFRA Publication 2014-10-08.pdfDownload Public Hearing Notice
 
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September 17, 2014
 
Notice of Public Hearing for the Financing of Multi-family Housing Development
with Proceeds from the Sale of Tax-Exempt Revenue Bonds
State of Oregon Housing and Community Services Department
 
A public hearing will be held on Thursday October 2, 2014 at 8:00 a.m. at 725 Summer Street NE, Suite B, Salem, Oregon  97301-1266 in Room B-221. The Department will receive comments on its proposed issuance of one or more issues of tax-exempt multi-family housing revenue bonds issued under a plan of finance. The proceeds of the bonds will be used to finance or refinance the multi-family apartment project described below, the initial owner, operator or manager of which will be the persons/entities set forth below. The total amount of bonds to be issued under the plan of finance to finance the project will not exceed $26,000,000. All interested parties are invited to attend the public hearing or to forward their written comments to the Department at the address shown below. Oral testimony at the hearing may be reasonably limited by the Department.
 
 
The meeting location is accessible to persons with disabilities. A request for an interpreter for the hearing impaired or for other accommodations for persons with disabilities should be made at least 48 hours before the meeting to Sandy McDonnell, 503.986-2012, by TTY at 503.986-2100, or by email at sandy.mcdonnell@oregon.gov.
 
The proposed development will be located at and initially owned and operated by the following:
Development: The Abigail Apartments
Property Address: 1650 NW 13th Avenue, Portland, OR
Owner of Property: Abigail Housing Associates, LP
Operator or Manager of Property: Abigail Manager LLC
Total Units: 155
 
 
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June 6, 2014
 
Notice of Adoption of Temporary Oregon Administrative Rules
 
Subject:
Oregon Housing and Community Services (OHCS) has adopted temporary rules for 813-055, General Housing Account Program.
 
Summary: These rules amend the date of the applicable General Housing Account Program manual.
 
Public Notice Documents:
 
Please Note:
Public hearings are scheduled in locations that are accessible to persons with disabilities. A request for an interpreter for the hearing impaired or for other accommodations for persons with disabilities should be made at least 48 hours before the meeting to Sandy McDonnell, 503.986-2012, by TTY at 503.986-2100, or by email at sandy.mcdonnell@oregon.gov.
 
 
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June 6, 2014
 
Notice of Adoption of Temporary Oregon Administrative Rules
 
Subject:
Oregon Housing and Community Services (OHCS) has adopted temporary rules for 813-090, Low Income Housing Tax Credit Program.
 
Summary: These rules amend the process for soliciting and administering funding awards for the Low Income Housing Tax Credit Program.
 
Public Notice Documents:
813-090 Administrative Rule
Certificate and Order for Filing Temporary Administrative Rules
Statement of Need and Fiscal Impact
 
These rules will remain in effect through November 29, 2014. 
 
Please Note:
Public hearings are scheduled in locations that are accessible to persons with disabilities. A request for an interpreter for the hearing impaired or for other accommodations for persons with disabilities should be made at least 48 hours before the meeting to Sandy McDonnell, 503.986-2012, by TTY at 503.986-2100, or by email at sandy.mcdonnell@oregon.gov
 
 
 
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June 6, 2014

 
Notice of Adoption of Temporary Oregon Administrative Rules
 
Subject:
Oregon Housing and Community Services (OHCS) has adopted temporary rules for 813-110, Oregon Affordable Housing Tax Credit.
 
Summary: These rules amend the date of the applicable Oregon Affordable Housing Tax Credit manual.
 
Public Notice Documents:
813-110 Administrative Rule
Certificate and Order for Filing Temporary Administrative Rules
Statement of Need and Fiscal Impact
 
These rules will remain in effect through December 2, 2014. 
 
Please Note:
Public hearings are scheduled in locations that are accessible to persons with disabilities. A request for an interpreter for the hearing impaired or for other accommodations for persons with disabilities should be made at least 48 hours before the meeting to Sandy McDonnell, 503.986-2012, by TTY at 503.986-2100, or by email at sandy.mcdonnell@oregon.gov.
 
 
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June 3, 2014
 
Notice of Adoption of Temporary Oregon Administrative Rules
 
Subject:
Oregon Housing and Community Services (OHCS) has adopted temporary rules for 813-090, Low Income Housing Tax Credit Program.
 
Summary: These rules adopt the requirements for transferring owner interest in a project and amend the monitoring and compliance requirements.
 
Public Notice Documents:
813-090 Administrative Rule
Certificate and Order for Filing Temporary Administrative Rules
Statement of Need and Fiscal Impact
 
These rules will remain in effect through November 29, 2014.
 
Please Note:
Public hearings are scheduled in locations that are accessible to persons with disabilities. A request for an interpreter for the hearing impaired or for other accommodations for persons with disabilities should be made at least 48 hours before the meeting to Sandy McDonnell, 503.986-2012, by TTY at 503.986-2100, or by email at sandy.mcdonnell@oregon.gov
 
 
 
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April 22, 2014
 
Notice of Adoption of Temporary Oregon Administrative Rules
 
Subject: Oregon Housing and Community Services (OHCS) has adopted temporary rules for 813-005, General Rules.
 
Summary: These rule amendments increase the single and multi-family award limits required for State Housing Council approval and removes the program manual date. 
 
Public Notice Documents:
813-005 Administrative Rule
Certificate and Order for Filing Temporary Administrative Rules
Statement of Need and Fiscal Impact
 
These rules will remain in effect through October 14, 2014.
 
Please Note:
Public hearings are scheduled in locations that are accessible to persons with disabilities. A request for an interpreter for the hearing impaired or for other accommodations for persons with disabilities should be made at least 48 hours before the meeting to Sandy McDonnell, 503.986-2012, by TTY at 503.986-2100, or by email at sandy.mcdonnell@oregon.gov
 
 
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April 22, 2014
 
Notice of Adoption of Temporary Oregon Administrative Rules
 
Subject: Oregon Housing and Community Services (OHCS) has adopted temporary rules for 813-001, Descriptive and Procedural Rules.
 
Summary: These rule amendments increase the single and multi-family award limits required for State Housing Council approval.  
 
Public Notice Documents:
813-001 Administrative Rule
Certificate and Order for Filing Temporary Administrative Rules
Statement of Need and Fiscal Impact
 
These rules will remain in effect through October 14, 2014. 
 
Please Note:
Public hearings are scheduled in locations that are accessible to persons with disabilities. A request for an interpreter for the hearing impaired or for other accommodations for persons with disabilities should be made at least 48 hours before the meeting to Sandy McDonnell, 503.986-2012, by TTY at 503.986-2100, or by email at sandy.mcdonnell@oregon.gov
 

 

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