ORS 458.225¹
Preference for certain community development corporations

(1) In carrying out the provisions of ORS 456.550 (Policy) and 458.210 (Community development corporations) to 458.240 (Effect of law on other community development corporations), the Housing and Community Services Department shall give preference to a community development corporation that:

(a) Has a defined geographic service area outside an entitlement community or county;

(b) Has a defined geographic service area inside an entitlement community or county but does not include more than 50,000 people in the service area;

(c) Has a defined geographic service area that includes five or fewer nonentitlement counties; and

(d) Can demonstrate support from the community.

(2) As used in this section, "entitlement community or county" means any area within the state that is:

(a) A "metropolitan city" as defined in 42 U.S.C. 5302(4) (1995); or

(b) An "urban county" as defined in 42 U.S.C. 5302(6) (1995). [1989 c.1030 §4; 1997 c.47 §1]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 458—Housing and Community Services Programs; Individual Development Accounts, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors458.­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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