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June 6, 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 June 21, 2018 at 8:30 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 $21,000,000.  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 Willow Creek Crossing Limited Partnership, located at and initially operated by the following:
 
Development - Willow Creek Crossing Apartments
 
Property Address - 18535, 18595, & 18645 SW Baseline Road
 
City - Hillsboro
 
Operator or Manager of Property - GSL Properties, Inc.
 
Total Units - 120
Margaret Solle Salazar, Director
Oregon Housing and Community Services Department
725 Summer Street NE, Suite B
Salem OR  97301-1266
 

 

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June 6, 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 June 21, 2018 at 1:00 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 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 $36,600,000.  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 Fields Apartments Limited Partnership, located at and initially operated by the following:

Development - The Fields Apartments

Property Address - Irregular parcel bordering the south side of Hunziker Street, approximately 400 feet from the SW corner of Hunziker and Wall Streets, on the North, and the Westside Express Service rail line on the South

City - Tigard

Operator or Manager of Property - GSL Properties, Inc.

Total Units - 264

Margaret Solle Salazar, Director
Oregon Housing and Community Services Department
725 Summer Street NE, Suite B
Salem OR  97301-1266

 

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May 31, 2018

Notice of Proposed Rulemaking

Rules Proposed:
OAR 813-013-0030, Vertical Housing Program

Caption: Repealing Division 13, SB 310 transferred authority to cities and counties, no longer under OHCS.

Summary: OHCS no longer has authority for these rules. 2017 SB 310 transferred authority to the cities and counties. The rules need to be repealed so as not to confuse the public

Related Documents:

Notice of Proposed Rulemaking with Proposed Rules (attachment)​

Public Comment:

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


 

 

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May 4, 2018

Notice of Public Meeting

HB 4006 Implementation Advisory Committee

Oregon Housing and Community Services (OHCS) and the Department of Land Conservation and Development (DLCD) invite stakeholder feedback on the implementation of HB 4006 (2018). HB 4006 requires cities with populations greater than 10,000, and more than 25 percent of renter households experiencing severe rent burden, to complete a survey related to the affordability of housing and hold at least one public meeting to discuss the causes of severe rent burden, barriers to reducing the burden, and possible solutions. A draft survey, draft administrative rules and program materials will be provided in advance of the meeting.

Related Documents:

Severe Rent Burden in Oregon in 2016 (attachment)​

Tuesday, May 29, 2018 - 3 pm to 4:30 pm
Oregon Housing and Community Services (OHCS)
State Lands Building
775 Summer Street NE, Land Board Conference Room
Salem, Oregon 97301

**UPDATE: Call-in number: 877-273-4202; access code: 8568528.**​

Please rsvp to ariel.nelson@oregon.gov and indicate whether you will join in person or by phone.

For more information please contact:

Ariel Nelson, Government Relations and Communications Liaison
Oregon Housing and Community Services
Ariel.Nelson@Oregon.gov
(503) 949-0201


 
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April 20, 2018

Notice of Public Meeting

 

HB 2912 Land Acquisition Program Rules Advisory Committee

Draft rules and program materials will be provided at the meeting.

 

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 – 1:30 – 3:00 p.m.
Oregon Housing and Community Services (OHCS)
725 Summer Street NE, Room 124
Salem, Oregon 97301

 

Please rsvp to ariel.nelson@oregon.gov and indicate whether you will join in person or by phone.

 

For more information please contact:

 

Ariel Nelson, Government Relations and Communications Liaison
Oregon Housing and Community Services
Ariel.Nelson@Oregon.gov
(503) 949-0201

 

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April 6, 2018

Notice of Proposed Rulemaking

Rules Proposed:
OAR 813-205-0085, Low-Income Weatherization Assistance Program

Caption: The Multifamily Energy Program Manual is being updated for the next two quarters

Summary: The rules will address protocols, standards, and requirements with respect to the Multifamily Energy Program Manual. The rules provide clarification to program operations specific to verification processes and eligible pathways for projects. Updates to the Multifamily Energy Program Manual as follows:
(1) An independent third party must follow RESNET sampling protocols.
(2) Projects may pursue only one bundle in the Bundled Path.
(3) RESNET Guidelines for Multifamily Energy Ratings are to be followed
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Related Documents:

Notice of Proposed Rulemaking with Proposed Rules (attachment)​

Public Comment:

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


 

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April 3, 2018

Notice of Proposed Rulemaking

Rules Proposed:
OAR 813-013-0001, 813-013-0005, 813-013-0010, 813-013-0015, 813-013-0020, 813-013-0025, 813-013-0030, 813-013-0035, 813-013-0040, 813-013-0045, 813-013-0050, 813-013-0054, 813-013-0061, 813-013-0065, Vertical Housing Program

Caption: Repealing Division 13, SB 310 transferred authority to cities and counties, no longer under OHCS

Summary: OHCS no longer has authority for these rules. 2017 SB 310 transferred authority to the cities and counties. The rules need to be repealed so as not to confuse the public.

Related Documents:

Notice of Proposed Rulemaking with Proposed Rules (attachment)​​

Public Comment: 

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


 
 
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March 21, 2018

Notice of Proposed Rulemaking

OAR 813-300-0010 – OAR 813-300-0170, Individual Development Accounts (IDA)

Caption:  Updating the Individual Development Accounts (IDA) to clarify the role between Department and its designee

Summary: The proposed rule changes will allow Neighborhood Partnerships to align the IDA Standard Operations Procedure. The Department worked with DOJ to assist with minor editing changes and clarify the roles between the Department, the Department’s administrative designee and the fiduciary organizations.

Related Documents:

Notice of Proposed Rulemaking with Proposed Rules (attachment)​​

Public Comment: 

Persons interested in providing oral or written comments may submit them by email to coleen.trogdon@oregon.gov​  or by regular mail addressed to Coleen Trogdon, 725 Summer Street NE, Suite B, Salem, OR 97301-1266.  Comments will be accepted through April 23, 2018 at 5:00 p.m.

 

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March 20, 2018​​

Notice of Proposed Rulemaking

OAR 813-205-0000 – OAR 813-205-0150, Multifamily Energy Program

Caption:  Amending rules for the Multifamily Energy Program

Summary:  The Multifamily Energy Program is designed to address energy efficiency needs of low-income households in multifamily housing. The rules are being updated in response to the Governor’s Executive Order 17-20 to expand the multifamily program. The proposed rules extend its scope by expanding income requirements and extending offerings on a year round basis outside of the current funding processes. The rules address protocols, standards, and requirements of the Multifamily Energy Program.

Related Documents:

Notice of Proposed Rulemaking with Proposed Rules (attachment)​​

Public Comment: 

Persons interested in providing oral or written comments may submit them by email to dan.elliott@oregon.gov​  or by regular mail addressed to Dan Elliott, 725 Summer Street NE, Suite B, Salem, OR 97301-1266.  Comments will be accepted through April 23, 2018 at 5:00 p.m.​

The Department currently has temporary rules in place that will expire on August 5, 2018.​​


 

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March 12, 2018 

Notice of Public Meeting

HB 2002 Multifamily Housing Preservation - Administrative Rules Advisory Committee 

The HB 2002 Multifamily Housing Preservation Rules Advisory Committee will advise OHCS on program framework and draft administrative rules to implement the Multifamily Housing Preservation program established by HB 2002 (2017)

Thursday, March 22, 2018 – 10:00 a.m.

Oregon Housing and Community Services (OHCS)

725 Summer Street NE, Room 124A

Salem, Oregon 97301 

If you plan to participate, please RSVP to Dolores.Vance@oregon.gov and indicate whether you plan to attend in person or by phone to allow OHCS to make appropriate accommodations. 

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.

Call-in number: 1-877-273-4202
Conference Room Number: 716178442, followed by pound (#) key

For more information please contact:
Dolores Vance, Preservation Program Manager
Oregon Housing and Community Services
Dolores.Vance@​oregon.gov
503-986-0966

 
 

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March 8, 2018

There will be a Public Hearing on the proposed 2018 US Department of Energy Weatherization Assistance Program State Plan of Oregon:

Date:  Friday, April 13, 2018
Time:  10:00am – 11:00am
Place: North Mall Office Building
Conference Room 124B
725 Summer Street NE, Suite B
Salem, Oregon 97301

DRAFT 2018 US Department of Energy Weatherization Assistance Program State Plan

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.

The purpose of this hearing is to obtain public comment on the Proposed 2018 US Department of Energy Weatherization Assistance Program State Plan for Oregon. Persons interested in commenting on the draft plan are invited to attend the public hearing. If no one has shown to make public comments by 11:00am on Friday, April 13, 2018, we will close the public hearing. Written comments will be accepted as long as they are received by 5:00pm, Friday, April 13, 2018. 

Please send all correspondence and requests for hard copies to the address below:

Oregon Housing and Community Services
Attn:  Steve Divan, Weatherization Coordinator
725 Summer Street NE, Suite B
Salem, OR  97301

Phone: 503-986-0979​

 

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