ORS 456.722¹
Preferences in funding grants to low-income housing providers
  • rules

(1)(a) The Housing and Community Services Department shall, when awarding public funds for low-income rental housing, give a substantial preference to low-income housing providers that do not require applicants for such housing to have net income greater than two times the rent.

(b) As used in this section, "public funds" includes all low-income rental housing grants, loans or tax credits administered or awarded by the department, whether state, federal or otherwise, but does not include funds derived from the sale of bonds by the department.

(c) Enforcement of the preference following an award of funds shall be by complaint to the department.

(2) The department shall adopt any rules necessary to implement this section. [1997 c.577 §41]

Note: 456.722 (Preferences in funding grants to low-income housing providers) was added to and made a part of 456.515 (Definitions for ORS 456.515 to 456.725 and ORS chapter 458) to 456.725 (Discrimination against purchaser with children prohibited) by legislative action but was not added to any smaller series therein. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.

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.
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. Currency Information