2017 ORS 456.607¹

As used in this section and ORS 456.608 (Rent Guarantee Program):

(1) “Landlord” means an owner of a dwelling unit that has entered into a rental or lease agreement with a tenant.

(2) “Low income household” means a household of one or more individuals whose combined incomes are at or below 60 percent of the area median income and includes, but is not limited to, a household of one or more individuals who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless.

(3) “Tenant” means an individual or a family who has or will be entering into a rental or lease agreement with a landlord. [2017 c.659 §1]

Note: 456.607 (Definitions), 456.608 (Rent Guarantee Program) and 456.609 (Rent Guarantee Program Fund) were enacted into law by the Legislative Assembly but were not added to or made a part of ORS chapter 456 or any series therein by legislative action. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 456—Housing, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors456.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
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.