ORS 458.358¹
Manufactured dwelling decommissioning and disposing grants
  • eligibility
  • priorities

(1) The Housing and Community Services Department shall establish a program to provide grants to persons for safely decommissioning and disposing of a manufactured dwelling as defined in ORS 446.003 (Definitions for ORS 446.003 to 446.200 and 446.225 to 446.285 and ORS chapters 195, 196, 197, 215 and 227).

(2) The department may award grants under the program only to a person that is:

(a)(A) An individual who owns a manufactured dwelling sited:

(i) In a manufactured dwelling park that has registered with the department and either has entered into a regulatory agreement with the department or is negotiating a regulatory agreement that is at least partially conditioned upon the replacement of the dwelling;

(ii) On land owned by the individual; or

(iii) On land being purchased by the individual under a land sale contract as defined in ORS 18.960 (Definitions); or

(B) An entity described in paragraph (b)(B) of this subsection that has a controlling interest, including a controlling interest in a general partner of a limited partnership, in:

(i) The manufactured dwelling; or

(ii) A manufactured dwelling park where the manufactured dwelling slated for disposal is sited; and

(b)(A) An individual who is a member of a household with income that complies with income restrictions determined at the advice and consent of the Oregon Housing Stability Council, and not exceeding the greater of 100 percent of the statewide or local area median income adjusted for household size as determined annually by the Housing and Community Services Department using United States Department of Housing and Urban Development information; or

(B) A nonprofit corporation as defined in ORS 317.097 (Lending institution loans for housing), a manufactured dwelling park nonprofit cooperative as defined in ORS 62.803 (Definitions for ORS 62.800 to 62.815), a housing authority as defined in ORS 456.005 (Definitions for ORS chapters 456 and 458), a local unit of government as defined in ORS 466.706 (Definitions for ORS 466.706 to 466.882 and 466.994) or a state governmental entity.

(3) Grants awarded under the program may not exceed 80 percent of the cost of decommissioning and disposing of the manufactured dwelling.

(4) The Oregon Housing Stability Council may establish priorities for the evaluation of grant applications and shall consider prioritizing grant awards:

(a) For the safe remediation of dwellings with environmental and public health hazards and risks, including asbestos, lead paint and mold;

(b) To owners from low income households; and

(c) For the decommissioning of manufactured dwellings that are older or less resource and energy efficient. [2019 c.595 §7]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 458—Housing and Community Services Programs; Individual Development Accounts, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors458.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
 
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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