ORS 458.740¹
Project facilitation

In addition to any other power or authority granted to the Housing and Community Services Department, the department may:

(1) Acquire property and hold, conserve, improve, lease, sell or otherwise use or exercise control over the property for the purpose of facilitating the use of the property as part of a community development project.

(2) Enter into cooperative agreements or joint projects with other agencies as recommended by the advisory board and approved by the Director of the Housing and Community Services Department.

(3) To the extent authorized by law, enter into contracts for the purchase of land and improvements and exercise control over purchased land and improvements.

(4) To the extent authorized by law, enter into contracts for the completion of site development functions including, but not limited to, design services, design review with local governments and completion of the permitting process. [1999 c.956 §9]

Note: See note under 458.705 (Legislative findings).


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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