2011 ORS § 456.310¹
- • additional powers
(1) It hereby is found and declared:
(a) That the assistance provided in ORS 456.315 (Powers of state public bodies in aiding or cooperating on housing projects) and 456.320 (Donations and loans to housing authority) for the remedying of the conditions set forth in the Housing Authorities Law is a matter of state concern and constitutes a public use and purpose and an essential governmental function for which public moneys may be spent and other aid given.
(b) That it is a proper public purpose for any state public body to aid any housing authority operating within its boundaries or jurisdiction or any housing project located therein, as the state public body derives immediate benefits and advantages from such an authority or project.