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Minority, Women Owned, Emerging Small Business and Service-Disabled Veteran Business Enterprises (MWESB SDVBE)

Requirements and Reports for Developers

OHCS requires partners to report their use of Certification Office for Business Inclusion and Diversity (COBID)-certified and non-COBID firms that meet the criteria for MWESB/SDVBE to increase the participation of these firms in the development process. OHCS also encourages partners to provide information about becoming certified. OHCS also encourages the use of local labor and partnering with the community to help build healthy, affordable homes, which addresses OHCS’ goal of increasing apprenticeship or other training programs in Oregon and improvement economic and social vitality. 

Materials and Resources

Compliance Manual and Training
This manual address the reporting requirements of OHCS-financed developments.

HOD OHCS MWESB Program Manual 3.2024.pdf

Reporting Forms
Reporting MWESB/SDVBE use is a critical component of our agency work to center equity and racial justice in our funding efforts. It is required for all projects funded in 2021 and later. We encourage volunteer reporting for projects funded in 2020 and earlier. 

MWESB Biannual Report Form.xlsx

More Resources

Homeownership MWESB SDVBE FAQs

COBID Flyer for Partners.pdf

 Business Oregon MWESB Certification

 Oregon Small Business Development Center