ORS 456.640¹
Purchase of residential loans

(1) The Housing and Community Services Department shall prescribe a form for the application by a lending institution for the purchase of newly originated or other existing residential loans by the department under ORS 456.635 (Commitments on residential loans).

(2) Prior to the submission by it of an application for the purchase by the department of existing residential loans under ORS 456.635 (Commitments on residential loans), a lending institution may request the reservation by the department of funds.

(3) The department may grant a reservation of funds in such amount and subject to such conditions as it considers necessary under ORS 456.548 (Definitions for ORS 456.548 to 456.725) to 456.725 (Discrimination against purchaser with children prohibited).

(4) Upon the decision by the department to purchase residential loans under ORS 456.635 (Commitments on residential loans), the department shall issue a binding letter of commitment subject to such terms and conditions as the department considers necessary. The letter of commitment shall be binding upon the department as of the date of its execution subject to the terms and conditions, if any, included therein. [1973 c.828 §§9,10; 1979 c.60 §5; 1979 c.327 §8; 1995 c.79 §255]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 456—Housing, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors456.­pdf (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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