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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, during extreme heat events, to post dates, counties affected, and information about relevant programs landlords may use to provide adequate cooling to tenants. 

OHCS is not providing legal advice and OHCS 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.

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 though the Oregon Department of Human Services' Shelter Grants program. More information
  • Oregon Department of Energy heat pump incentives - These include developing programs to deploy and install heat pumps, building a community cooling center, and conducting a cooling needs study. More information