ORS 456.582¹
Prohibited acts
  • civil penalty

(1) No person, either personally or by an agent, shall:

(a) Make any material omission or false statement in the application for a single-family residential loan financed by the Housing and Community Services Department; or

(b) Sell, rent or fail to occupy as a primary residence a single-family residence subject to an outstanding residential loan financed by the Housing and Community Services Department without the express written permission of the Housing and Community Services Department.

(2) In addition to any other penalties provided by law and in addition to any other powers of the Director of the Housing and Community Services Department, the director may impose a civil penalty for violation of any of the provisions of subsection (1) of this section. No civil penalty shall exceed $5,000 per violation.

(3) Civil penalties under this section shall be imposed as provided in ORS 183.745 (Civil penalty procedures).

(4) All penalties recovered shall be paid into the Housing Finance Fund established under ORS 456.720 (Housing Finance Fund). [1979 c.327 §§23,24; 1989 c.706 §16; 1991 c.734 §31]

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.
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