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October 31, 2018

Notice of Public Rulemaking Hearing

Rules Proposed:
OAR 813-007-0020, 813-007-0025, 813-065-0110, MANUFACTURED DWELLING PARKS AND MARINAS

Caption: Registration fee reflects ORS 90.732; updates recalculation of payments to tenants when park closes.

Hearing:

Date: Monday, November 20, 2018
Time: 2:00pm – 3:00pm
Location: Oregon Housing and Community Services
North Mall Office Building
725 Summer Street NE, Room 124B
Salem, OR 97301

Accessibility Note: 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 72 hours before the meeting to Greg Current at greg.current@oregon.gov​ or 503-986-2000 or by TTY at 503-986-2100.​

Summary: An adoption of a definitions rule is needed for the purpose of correct interpretation of rule meaning. One of the rules is being repealed, because it does not and has not applied to the program. Other rules are being amended slightly to correctly represent the program function and guidance resource.

Related Documents:

Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Notice (attachment)​​

Public Comment: 
Persons interested in providing oral or written comments may submit them by email to
ken.pryor@oregon.gov or by regular mail addressed to Ken Pryor, 725 Summer Street NE, Suite B, Salem, OR 97301-1266. Comments will be accepted through November 21, 2018 at 5:00 p.m.


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October 31, 2018

Notice of Public Rulemaking Hearing

Rules Proposed:
OAR 813-205-0000, 813-205-0005, 813-205-0020, 813-205-0030, 813-205-0040, 813-205-0050, 813-205-0051, 813-205-0060, 813-205-0080, 813-205-0082, LOW-INCOME WEATHERIZATION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

Caption: Adopts DOE State Plan for the Weatherization Assistance Program and repeals inapplicable fee rule.

Hearing:

Date: Monday, November 19, 2018
Time: 1:00pm – 2:00pm
Location: Oregon Housing and Community Services
North Mall Office Building
725 Summer Street NE, Room 124B
Salem, OR 97301

Accessibility Note: 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 Steve Divan at 503-986-0979 or by email at steven.divan@oregon.gov​.

Summary: An adoption of a definitions rule is needed for the purpose of correct interpretation of rule meaning. One of the rules is being repealed, because it does not and has not applied to the program. Other rules are being amended slightly to correctly represent the program function and guidance resource.

Related Documents:

Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Notice (attachment)​​

Public Comment: 
Persons interested in providing oral or written comments may submit them by email to
steven.divan@oregon.gov​ or by regular mail addressed to Steve Divan, 725 Summer Street NE, Suite B, Salem, OR 97301-1266. Comments will be accepted through November 26, 2018 at 5:00 p.m.


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October 31, 2018
 
Notice of Public Hearing for the Financing of Multi-Family Housing Development with Proceeds from the Sale of Tax-Exempt Revenue Bonds
 
A public hearing will be held on Thursday November 15, 2018 at 10:00 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 acquisition, construction, and rehabilitation of 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 $27,000,000.  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 is accessible to persons with disabilities and to non-English speakers.  Requests for accommodation should be made at least 48 hours before the meeting by calling 503-986-2000, or by emailing HCS.Reception@oregon.gov.

The proposed project will be owned by C.K. Henry Building Limited Partnership, located at and initially operated by the following:
Development - The Henry Building
Property Address - 309 SW 4th Avenue
City - Portland
Operator or Manager of Property - Central City Concern
Total Units - 173
 
Margaret Solle Salazar, Director
Oregon Housing and Community Services Department
725 Summer Street NE, Suite B
Salem OR  97301-1266
 
 
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October 31, 2018
 
Notice of Public Hearing for the Financing of Multi-Family Housing Development with Proceeds from the Sale of Tax-Exempt Revenue Bonds
 
A public hearing will be held on Thursday November 15, 2018 at 2:30 p.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 acquisition, construction, and rehabilitation of 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 $9,000,000.  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 is accessible to persons with disabilities and to non-English speakers.  Requests for accommodation should be made at least 48 hours before the meeting by calling 503-986-2000, or by emailing HCS.Reception@oregon.gov.

The proposed project will be owned by Center Village Limited Partnership, located at and initially operated by the following:
Development - Center Village Apartments
Property Address - 5845 NE Hoyt Street
City - Portland
Operator or Manager of Property - Security Properties Residential
Total Units - 60
 
Margaret Solle Salazar, Director
Oregon Housing and Community Services Department
725 Summer Street NE, Suite B
Salem OR  97301-1266
 
 
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October 24, 2018
 
Notice of Public Hearing for the Sale of Tax-Exempt Single-Family Mortgage Bonds
 
The Oregon Housing and Community Services Department (the "Department") will hold a public hearing at 9:00 a.m. on Thursday November 8, 2018, 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 $200 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, or State Treasurer, 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 issue of which is expected to be December 2018.
 
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 is accessible to persons with disabilities and to non-English speakers.  Requests for accommodation should be made at least 48 hours before the meeting by calling 503-986-2000, or by emailing HCS.Reception@oregon.gov.
 
Margaret Solle Salazar, Director
Oregon Housing and Community Services Department
725 Summer Street NE, Suite B
Salem OR  97301-1266

 
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September 5, 2018

Notice of Public Rulemaking Hearing

Rules Proposed:
OAR 813-112-0000, 813-112-0010, 813-112-0020, 813-112-0030, 813-112-0040, 813-112-0050, City Rent Burden Reporting (2017 HB 4006)

Caption: Adopting new rules to implement HB 4006 (2017) to address Rent Burdened Cities

Hearing:

Date: Monday, September 17, 2018
Time: 3:00pm – 4:00pm
Location: Oregon Housing and Community Services
North Mall Office Building
725 Summer Street NE, Room 124A
Salem, OR 97301

Accessibility Note: 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 72 hours before the meeting to Greg Current at greg.current@oregon.gov or 503-986-2000 or by TTY at 503-986-2100.

Summary: These rules implement HB 4006 and include definitions, dates and process related to the requirements for cities with a population above 10,000 under HB 4006.

Related Documents:

Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Notice (attachment)​

Public Comment: 
Persons interested in providing oral or written comments may submit them by email to
Ariel.Nelson@oregon.gov​ or by regular mail addressed to Ariel Nelson, 725 Summer Street NE, Suite B, Salem, OR 97301-1266. Comments will be accepted through September 21, 2018 at 5:00 p.m

 

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September 5, 2018

Notice of Public Rulemaking Hearing

Rules Proposed:
OAR 813-037-0005, 813-037-0010, 813-037-0015, 813-037-0020, 813-037-0025, 813-037-0030, 813-037-0035, 813-037-0040, Affordable Housing Land Acquisition Revolving Loan Program (LAP)

Caption: New Revolving Loan Program Provides Capital to Eligible Organizations to Purchase Land for Affordable Housing

Hearing:

Date: Thursday, October 18, 2018
Time: 1:00pm – 2:00pm
Location: Oregon Housing and Community Services
North Mall Office Building
725 Summer Street NE, Room 124B
Salem, OR 97301

Accessibility Note: 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 72 hours before the meeting to Greg Current at greg.current@oregon.gov or 503-986-2000 or by TTY at 503-986-2100.

Summary: The Affordable Housing Land Acquisition Revolving Loan Program (LAP) was created by HB 2912 in 2017. The purpose of the program is to provide financial assistance to eligible organizations for the purchase of land for affordable housing development. Because competition for developable land is so fierce, this program provides service related agencies the ability to compete for developable property as it comes on the market. The property can then be land banked as financing and operational aspects are put in place. Affordable housing development must take place within an 8 year timeframe.

Related Documents:

Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Notice (attachment)​

Public Comment: 
Persons interested in providing oral or written comments may submit them by email to
joanne.sheehy@oregon.gov or by regular mail addressed to Joanne Sheehy, 725 Summer Street NE, Suite B, Salem, OR 97301-1266. Comments will be accepted through October 22, 2018 at 5:00 p.m.​


 
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Aug. 13, 2018 

Notice of Regular Meeting of Board of Director's of Oregon Affordable Housing Assistance Corporation

The undersigned President of Oregon Affordable Housing Assistance Corporation, an Oregon nonprofit public benefit corporation (the “Corporation”), hereby calls a regularly scheduled meeting of the Board of Directors of the Corporation in accordance with Section 65.344 of the Oregon Revised Statutes. 

The meeting shall take place on August 20, 2018 at 2:00 P.M. in Conference Room 322 of the Oregon Housing and Community Services Department at 725 Summer Street NE, Suite B, Salem, Oregon 97301-1266.  The purpose of the meeting is to discuss general business matters, program updates, and to take any action related thereto or take such other action that the Board of Directors of the Corporation deem appropriate. 

View all past OAHAC Meeting minutes and agendas here​.


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August 9, 2018

Notice of Extended Public Comment Period for Proposed Rulemaking

Rules Proposed:
OAR 813-207-0000 through 813-207-0090, State Home Oil Weatherization (SHOW) Program

Caption: Adopts new rules to provide clarity for eligibility requirements and administration of the SHOW Program

Summary: OAR 813-207-0000 establishes the administrator of the SHOW Program, its purpose, and incorporates the SHOW Program Manual.

OAR 813-207-0010 defines essential terms related to the SHOW Program.
OAR 813-207-0020 provides guidelines as to the SHOW Program funding and the process related to conducting the Petroleum Supplier Assessment.
OAR 813-207-0030 provides guidance related to procuring grant agreements for community organizations to perform weatherization on behalf of low-income households.
OAR 813-207-0040 outlines those eligible applicants for the SHOW Program.
OAR 813-207-0050 outlines the required process and documents for applying for the SHOW Program.
OAR 813-207-0060 describes the cash payments awarded to eligible SHOW Program applicants.
OAR 813-207-0070 outlines specific guidelines for eligible energy conservation measures.
OAR 813-207-0080 stipulates contractor and program Grantee warranty requirements.
OAR 813-207-0090 provides guidance on any falsified application materials.

 

Related Documents:

Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Notice (attachment)​

Public Comment:

Persons interested in providing oral or written comments may submit them by email to Joy.Aldrich@oregon.gov or by regular mail addressed to Joy Aldrich, SHOW Program Coordinator, 725 Summer Street NE, Suite B, Salem, OR 97301-1266. Comments will be accepted through September 7, 2018 at 5:00 p.m.


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July 31, 2018

Notice of Public Hearing

Caption: The proposed 2019 Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) State Plan for Oregon

Hearing:

Date: Tuesday, July 31, 2018
Time: 10:00am – 11:00am
North Mall Office Building
725 Summer Street NE, Room 124B
Salem, OR 97301

Accessibility Note: 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 72 hours before the meeting to Greg Current at greg.current@oregon.gov or 503-986-2000 or by TTY at 503-986-2100.

Summary: The purpose of this hearing is to obtain public comment on the proposed 2019 CSBG State Plan for the State of Oregon. Persons interesting in commenting on the proposed plan are invited to attend the public hearing. A copy of the proposed Oregon State Plan will be available to view on the OHCS website after Tuesday, July 17th, 2018.


Public Comment: 
Persons interested in providing oral or written comments may submit them by email to jennifer.ross@oregon.gov or by regular mail addressed to Jennifer Ross, CSBG Program Analyst, 725 Summer Street NE, Suite B, Salem, OR 97301-1266. Comments will be accepted through August 17th, 2018 at 5:00 pm.​

 

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July 6, 2018

Notice of Outreach Meetings

OHCS is hosting three outreach meetings to discuss ideas and suggestions for potential program changes and funding plans for the expanded Document Recording Fee resources, made possible by the passage of HB 4007 in the 2018 Legislative Session.

All meetings will be held in Room 124 at OHCS in Salem (725 Summer Street NE, Salem, OR 97301) and we are making arrangements for remote participation for those unable to travel to Salem. Please RSVP to receive instructions and details for remote access.

Home Ownership Assistance Program (HOAP)
​Date: Monday, July 16, 2018
Time: 1:00 - 3:00pm
North Mall Office Building
725 Summer Street NE, Room 124
Salem, OR 97301

Note: An additional session to discuss funding for the Oregon Foreclosure Avoidance (OFA) program is scheduled for 3 – 4pm, directly following the HOAP meeting

General Housing Account Program (GHAP)
Date: Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Time: 1:00 - 3:00pm
North Mall Office Building
725 Summer Street NE, Room 124
Salem, OR 97301

GHAP Capacity
Date: Thursday, July 19, 2018
Time: 1:00 - 3:00pm
North Mall Office Building
725 Summer Street NE, Room 124
Salem, OR 97301

Please RSVP to Liz Bolden at elizabeth.r.bolden@oregon.gov by Wednesday, July 11, 2018 and indicate which meeting(s) you will attend and whether you will be joining in person or participating remotely.                         


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