2007 ORS § 426.502¹
Definitions for ORS 426.502 to 426.508

As used in ORS 426.502 (Definitions for ORS 426.502 to 426.508) to 426.508 (Sale of F. H. Dammasch State Hospital):

(1) "Community housing" means property and related equipment that are used or could be used to house persons with chronic mental illness and their care providers. "Community housing" includes single-family housing and multiple-unit residential housing.

(2) "Construct" means to build, install, assemble, expand, alter, convert, replace or relocate. "Construct" includes to install equipment and to prepare a site.

(3) "Department" means the Department of Human Services.

(4) "Equipment" means furnishings, fixtures or appliances that are used or could be used to provide care in community housing.

(5) "Multiple-unit residential housing" means housing that provides two or more living units and spaces for common use by the occupants in social and recreational activities. "Multiple-unit residential housing" may include nonhousing facilities incidental or appurtenant to the housing that, in the determination of the department, improve the quality of the housing.

(6) "Person with a chronic mental illness" has the meaning given that term in ORS 426.495 (Definitions for ORS 426.490 to 426.500).

(7) "Single-family housing" means a detached living unit with common living room and dining facilities for at least three occupants with chronic mental illness. "Single-family housing" may include nonhousing facilities incidental or appurtenant to the housing that, in the determination of the department, improve the quality of the housing. [1999 c.983 §2; 2005 c.11 §1; 2007 c.70 §210]