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SB 1536 Information

Heat Advisories and Cooling Resources

OHCS is required to provide the following information on this website per provisions within SB 1536 (2022):
Oregon Housing and Community Services (OHCS) is required to post dates, counties affected, and information about relevant programs landlords may use to provide adequate cooling to tenants during extreme heat events. 

OHCS does not provide legal advice and is not the arbiter of landlord-tenant disputes.

For more information on SB 1536, visit MultiFamily NW's website

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Heat Advisories Map

The following map displays all current Hazards and Warnings issued by the National Weather Service, including Heat Advisories, Extreme Heat Warnings, and Extreme Heat Watches when in effect. The different alerts are explained here.

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Archive of Alerts

This information is updated once daily during business hours.

SB 1536 directed Oregon Department of Energy to complete a Cooling Needs Study for the state. You can view the final report and StoryMap on their website.

Cooling Resources

Cooling Programs Funded by SB 1536

  • Landlord cooling spaces - This grant program is being administered by Energy Trust of Oregon. More information
  • DHS cooling space program - Funding is available through the Oregon Department of Human Services' Shelter Grants program. More information
  • Oregon Department of Energy's heat pump incentives include developing programs to deploy and install heat pumps, building a community cooling center, and conducting a cooling needs study. More information