2007 ORS 456.265¹
Sanctions against withdrawing property owner prohibited

(1) Except as expressly authorized in ORS 456.260 (Local requirement of property withdrawal notice) (1) or as may be provided by contract with the property owner, a local government may not:

(a) Impose any fine, penalty, tax, fee, charge, assessment or other restriction or sanction against a property owner for withdrawing the participating property from a federal housing program.

(b) Except as an exercise of constitutional or statutory powers of condemnation:

(A) Prevent or restrict a property owner from selling or otherwise disposing of participating property.

(B) Require conveyance of participating property to the local government or to another party.

(C) Impose any fine, penalty, tax, fee, charge, assessment or other restriction or sanction against a property owner for refusing an offer by the local government or another party to purchase participating property.

(c) Require a property owner to pay any replacement fee or other fee for tenant relocation from participating property, except as specified in an alternative procedure being used pursuant to ORS 456.260 (Local requirement of property withdrawal notice) (1)(c).

(2) Subsection (1) of this section does not prohibit a local government that is certified by a federal agency to carry out an agency responsibility or to exercise agency authority from taking any action within the scope of that responsibility or authority. [1999 c.275 §4]

Note: See note under 456.250 (Definitions for ORS 456.250 to 456.265).

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 456—Housing, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­456.­html (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
 
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
 
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent.