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HOUSING AND COMMUNITY SERVICES DEPARTMENT

 

DIVISION 205

LOW-INCOME WEATHERIZATION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

813-205-0000

Purpose and Objectives

OAR chapter 813, division 205, is promulgated to carry out the department’s role in administering state and federal weatherization programs. Additional policies and instructions for such programs are outlined in the Low Income Weatherization Assistance Program Manual dated June 21, 2013 (the “LIWP Manual” or “Manual”), incorporated herein by reference. The Manual may be accessed online at the department’s website. Weatherization assistance is provided under programs at the local level as follows:

(1) The Low Income Weatherization Program for Rental Housing, included herein, through developers of affordable rental housing; and

(2) The Low Income Weatherization Assistance Program, including all other low income weatherization assistance, which is provided through a network of service-provider agencies.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 456.555
Stats. Implemented: ORS 458.505, 757.612
Hist.: OHCS 9-2002(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 6-19-02 thru 12-15-02; OHCS 19-2002, f. & cert. ef. 12-13-02; OHCS 13-2006(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 8-4-06 thru 1-30-07; OHCS 6-2007, f. & cert. ef. 1-11-07; OHCS 16-2013(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 6-21-13 thru 12-17-13; OHCS 20-2013, f. & cert. ef. 12-18-13

Low Income Weatherization Assistance Program

813-205-0020

Funding Application; Administration

(1) An agency must submit biennially the funding application required by OAR 813-205-0060 for the Low Income Weatherization Assistance Program. Funding under the program may come from a grant or other sources. The application must include a work plan that:

(a) Outlines the manner in which the agency determines its needs;

(b) Describes the forum the agency uses to solicit input and who participates;

(c) Summarizes the needs of the agency’s service area and the goals and outcome-based objectives of the agency;

(d) Requires quarterly reporting; and

(e) Such other information as the department may require.

(2) An agency providing services under the program may be a community action agency, a limited purpose organization, an area agency on aging, an organization formed to serve the specific needs of an identified segment of the population or any other organization approved by the department for the purpose.

(3) An agency under this section must follow the procedures in the applicable Oregon State Plan developed as a requirement of federal funding, except when specific rules relating to a particular grant to the agency may override the applicable Oregon State Plan. The specific rules relating to a particular grant may include, but are not limited to identification of potential applicants, certification of eligibility and provision of weatherization services to eligible dwelling units within the service area of the agency.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 456.555
Stats. Implemented: ORS 458.505, 757.612
Hist.: OHCS 9-2002(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 6-19-02 thru 12-15-02; OHCS 19-2002, f. & cert. ef. 12-13-02; OHCS 13-2006(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 8-4-06 thru 1-30-07; OHCS 6-2007, f. & cert. ef. 1-11-07; OHCS 16-2013(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 6-21-13 thru 12-17-13; OHCS 20-2013, f. & cert. ef. 12-18-13

813-205-0030

Eligible Applicants

(1) A household is eligible to receive assistance under the Low Income Weatherization Assistance Program if the department determines the household meets all requirements of the applicable Oregon State Plan not obviated by specific grant rules, including but not limited to household income guidelines.

(2) A household is eligible for assistance under the program regardless of whether the household rents or owns its dwelling. Households in similar circumstances must receive similar benefits.

(3) An agency may not use a person’s race, color, national origin or sex as a basis for excluding the person from participating in any activity funded in whole or in part with funds made available from the program, for denying the benefits of any such activity or for subjecting the person to discrimination under any activity. An agency must provide assurances to the Department that the agency complies with any prohibition against discrimination on the basis of age under the Age Discrimination Act of 1975 or with respect to an otherwise qualified handicapped individual as provided in Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.

(4) An agency shall create a waiting list of applicants for receiving program weatherization services and shall establish criteria for determining applicant priority on the waiting list. The agency shall maintain the criteria in its files and shall file the criteria with the department. An agency must use the priority consistently for all applicants except with respect to any department-sanctioned special project in which the agency is involved. An agency’s criteria may include factors that encourage leveraging additional resources or the potential for energy savings. An agency shall give priority to at least the following:

(a) Individuals who are 60 years of age or older;

(b) Individuals who are disabled; and

(c) Households with children of less than six years of age.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 456.555
Stats. Implemented: ORS 458.505, 757.612
Hist.: OHCS 9-2002(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 6-19-02 thru 12-15-02; OHCS 19-2002, f. & cert. ef. 12-13-02; OHCS 13-2006(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 8-4-06 thru 1-30-07; OHCS 6-2007, f. & cert. ef. 1-11-07; OHCS 16-2013(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 6-21-13 thru 12-17-13; OHCS 20-2013, f. & cert. ef. 12-18-13

813-205-0040

Eligible Services

(1) An agency may provide any one of the following services to an eligible applicant under the Low Income Weatherization Assistance Program:

(a) Any general weatherization measure including, but not limited to general heat waste, insulation, heating system repair and replacement, health and safety inspections and improvements, baseload measures, and educational activities and instruction designed to help low income clients make appropriate decisions and lifestyle changes to effectively reduce energy consumption; and

(b) Any measure that is necessary for effective energy savings performance or preservation of weatherization materials.

(2) Except as otherwise specified by the grantor of funds, the department may allocate no more than five percent of the program's funds for training and technical assistance activities designed to maintain or increase the efficiency, quality and effectiveness of the program at all levels. Training and technical assistance activities may include, but are not limited to those maximizing energy savings, minimizing production costs, improving program management and reducing the potential for waste, fraud and abuse.

(3) An agency may request technical assistance from the department to improve the agency’s management of program activities and increase the effectiveness of its customer service efforts.

(4) A property owner may sell multifamily business energy tax credits generated through the weatherization of investment property or assign said tax credits to the agency that provided the weatherization services.

(5) An agency may weatherize a building with five or more separate living quarters that pay space rent if 66 percent of the living quarters are occupied by income eligible households.

(6) An agency may weatherize a building with five or more separate living quarters if the owner pays 10 percent or more of the total cost of weatherization and if at least 50 percent of the occupants meet income eligibility guidelines. An agency may not use the 50 percent income eligibility exception unless the agency first submits a work plan to the department and has received the department’s approval.

(7) An agency shall practice lead safe work practices on each dwelling constructed prior to 1978 unless the agency can prove to the department’s satisfaction that a lead hazard does not exist.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 456.555
Stats. Implemented: ORS 458.505 757.612
Hist.: OHCS 9-2002(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 6-19-02 thru 12-15-02; OHCS 19-2002, f. & cert. ef. 12-13-02; OHCS 13-2006(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 8-4-06 thru 1-30-07; OHCS 6-2007, f. & cert. ef. 1-11-07; OHCS 16-2013(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 6-21-13 thru 12-17-13; OHCS 20-2013, f. & cert. ef. 12-18-13

813-205-0050

Allocation of Federal Funds

(1) The department may set aside up to three percent of the federal funds from the Low Income Weatherization Assistance Program funds for native american populations to either provide direct funding to native american tribes or allocate funds to an agency with recognized native american populations.

(2) If any such funds remain after department expenditures for administrative costs, for set-aside purposes or for training and technical assistance activities designed to maximize energy savings, minimize production costs, improve program management or reduce the potential for waste, fraud or abuse, the remaining funds are subject to allocation to agencies by the department on the basis of an allocation formula that is in the applicable Oregon State Plan and is based on the percentage of poverty low-income households in a service area and on heating degree days.

(3) The department may move grant funds from an agency that is not spending allocated funds in a timely manner to an agency that has expended its funds before the end of the grant period. An agency is subject to at least annual department reviews of the agency’s spending patterns for the purpose of reallocating funds.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 456.555
Stats. Implemented: ORS 458.505 767.612
Hist.: OHCS 9-2002(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 6-19-02 thru 12-15-02; OHCS 19-2002, f. & cert. ef. 12-13-02; OHCS 13-2006(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 8-4-06 thru 1-30-07; OHCS 6-2007, f. & cert. ef. 1-11-07; OHCS 16-2013(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 6-21-13 thru 12-17-13; OHCS 20-2013, f. & cert. ef. 12-18-13

813-205-0051

Allocation of State Funds from Energy Conservation Helping Oregonians (ECHO)

(1) State funds in the Low Income Weatherization Assistance Program that are received from the Energy Conservation Helping Oregonians (ECHO) Program are subject to allocation by the department on the basis of the number of residential meters of a participating utility within the service territory of an agency as a percentage of the utility's total residential meters statewide.

(2) On July 1of each year, each utility shall furnish the department a residential meter count for each county, for use in adjusting allocations to agencies participating in weatherization activities.

(3) This rule applies only to households that receive electric service from Pacific Power or Portland General Electric. A household that uses hard wired electrical systems as its primary heat source is eligible to receive weatherization, baseload and educational services only.

(4) Funds from the Bonneville Power Administration may not be used in conjunction with the state funds to which this rule applies.

(5) The department may move grant funds from an agency that is not spending allocated funds in a timely manner to an agency that expended its funds before the end of the grant period. An agency is subject to at least annual department reviews of the agency’s spending patterns for the purpose of reallocating funds.

(6) Funds under this rule are subject to reallocation for special projects and pilots to programs other than those operated by agencies, once the funding needs of all agencies have been met.

(7) An agency shall follow the approved ECHO Weatherization Guidelines when delivering services under this rule. The Advisory Committee on Energy shall review the guidelines annually and amend them as appropriate.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 456.555
Stats. Implemented: ORS 458.505 767.612
Hist.: OHCS 19-2002, f. & cert. ef. 12-13-02; OHCS 13-2006(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 8-4-06 thru 1-30-07; OHCS 6-2007, f. & cert. ef. 1-11-07; OHCS 16-2013(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 6-21-13 thru 12-17-13; OHCS 20-2013, f. & cert. ef. 12-18-13

813-205-0052

Allocation of Other Funds

The department shall, at its reasonable discretion, allocate funds in the Low Income Weatherization Assistance Program that were received from legal settlements or otherwise in order to improve and address the energy needs of low income households.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 456.555
Stats. Implemented: ORS 458.505 767.612
Hist.: OHCS 13-2006(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 8-4-06 thru 1-30-07; OHCS 6-2007, f. & cert. ef. 1-11-07; OHCS 16-2013(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 6-21-13 thru 12-17-13; OHCS 20-2013, f. & cert. ef. 12-18-13

813-205-0060

Authorization of Weatherization Projects

(1) An agency may not provide weatherization assistance under the Low Income Weatherization Assistance program unless the owner of a dwelling first gives written permission to the agency. The permission must include the following information:

(a) The street address of the dwelling;

(b) The name of the owner or of the eligible tenant, whichever is applicable; and

(c) A description of the specific work to be done.

(2) If the dwelling to be weatherized is a rental unit, the agency shall:

(a) Ensure that the unit will not be weatherized unless the agency has first obtained the written permission of the owner of the individual unit or multiunit dwelling of which the unit is a part; and

(b) Establish procedures and obtain the department’s approval thereof, to ensure that:

(A) The residence considered for weatherization is not currently for sale by the owner of the property or designated for acquisition, clearance or foreclosure under a federal, state or local program;

(B) The benefits of weatherization assistance accrue primarily to the low-income resident renting the unit;

(C) The rent of the unit will not be raised as a result of the weatherization assistance;

(D) No undue or excessive increase in the value of the unit will occur as a result of the weatherization assistance and that, if the multiunit dwelling of which the unit is a part is sold within one year after the unit is weatherized, the agency may require the seller to reimburse the agency for the actual cost of weatherization on a prorated basis, determined according to the energy cost buyback of measures; and

(E) Weatherization assistance will not be provided for a unit for which the tenant pays the cost of energy as part of their rent, unless the landlord agrees to reduce rent to account for the reduction in fuel costs associated with the weatherization, or unless health or safety reasons justify weatherization.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 456.555
Stats. Implemented: ORS 458.505 767.612
Hist.: OHCS 9-2002(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 6-19-02 thru 12-15-02; OHCS 13-2006(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 8-4-06 thru 1-30-07; OHCS 6-2007, f. & cert. ef. 1-11-07; OHCS 16-2013(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 6-21-13 thru 12-17-13; OHCS 20-2013, f. & cert. ef. 12-18-13

813-205-0070

Required Authorization, Audits and Fiscal Controls

The following provisions apply to an agency that receives funding from the department under the Low Income Weatherization Assistance Program:

(1) An agency may not purchase a vehicle or equipment with grant funds, regardless of the cost of the vehicle or equipment, or purchase or lease one or more acquisitions when the cost of the purchase or lease exceeds $5,000, unless the agency first receives authorization from the department.

(2) An agency shall enter all program applicant and job cost information into a department-approved data system.

(3) An agency shall provide the following reports to the department, according to form and substance requirements of the department, as follows:

(a) Not later than the 20th day after the end of each calendar quarter, a program report that describes the progress made by an agency toward the program’s objectives, and all administrative and program expenditures.

(b) Not later than the 90th day after the close of the agency's fiscal year, an annual audit of the weatherization funds that is conducted by a certified public accountant.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 456.555
Stats. Implemented: ORS 458.505, 757.612
Hist.: OHCS 9-2002(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 6-19-02 thru 12-15-02; OHCS 19-2002, f. & cert. ef. 12-13-02; OHCS 13-2006(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 8-4-06 thru 1-30-07; OHCS 6-2007, f. & cert. ef. 1-11-07; OHCS 16-2013(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 6-21-13 thru 12-17-13; OHCS 20-2013, f. & cert. ef. 12-18-13

813-205-0080

Monitoring

(1) An agency's annual audit is subject to monitoring by the department under OAR 813-205-0080 so that the department, inter alia, may verify information received in the quarterly reports and so that questions raised by the department, the agency or the auditor may be answered.

(2) An agency’s quarterly reports and program data entered into the statewide database as specified by the department are subject to monitoring by the department so that the department may determine the agency’s compliance with program requirements, monitor spending patterns and chart changes in the program. An agency is subject to an on-site review by the department if the department determines that irregularities or questions raised by the department’s in-house review are sufficient to warrant the onsite review.

(3) An agency and the owner of any project approved for program assistance is subject to such monitoring and on-site reviews by the department as it may require. The department may examine matters including, but not limited to the following in its off-site and on-site reviews and auditing functions:

(a) Financial records;

(b) The inventory system;

(c) Client files;

(d) Work completed;

(e) Agency post-installation inspection;

(f) Agency review; and

(g) Records of training and technical assistance provided by the agency.

(4) An agency also is subject to evaluations by the department of the agency’s performance under the program, including but not limited to the level of service provided, ease of access to applicants, error rate and compatibility with other community service programs. These evaluation functions may be performed separately or in conjunction with other auditing and review functions by the department.

(5) An agency shall cooperate fully with all department audit, review and evaluation requests and activities.

(6) An agency and the owner of a project receiving program assistance shall retain related financial records, supporting documents and all other pertinent records for six years after the receipt of assistance or after any litigation or audit claim is resolved, whichever is later.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 456.555
Stats. Implemented: ORS 458.505, 757.612
Hist.: OHCS 9-2002(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 6-19-02 thru 12-15-02; OHCS 13-2006(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 8-4-06 thru 1-30-07; OHCS 6-2007, f. & cert. ef. 1-11-07; OHCS 16-2013(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 6-21-13 thru 12-17-13; OHCS 20-2013, f. & cert. ef. 12-18-13

813-205-0082

Charges; Transfers

(1) The department may charge for reasonably anticipated costs of program administration including, but not limited to monitoring costs and transfer review costs.

(2) The owner of a project approved for assistance under this program shall not transfer any assistance, any interest in the project or any interest in itself without the prior written approval of the department. Unapproved transfers are voidable by the department.

(3) The department may require payment of a transfer review charge:

(a) From an owner of a project approved for assistance under this program that requests a transfer; or

(b) From such a former owner or the transferee with respect to an unapproved transfer.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 456.555
Stats. Implemented: ORS 458.505, 757.612
Hist.: OHCS 16-2013(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 6-21-13 thru 12-17-13; OHCS 20-2013, f. & cert. ef. 12-18-13

Low Income Weatherization Program for Rental Housing

813-205-0085

Program Administration, Authority

OAR 813-205-0085 to 813-205-0150 address protocols, standards and requirements with respect to the Low Income Weatherization Program for Rental Housing. Additional policies and instructions for this program are outlined in the LIWP Manual. The department allocates funds for this program through developers of affordable rental housing. Such funds are directed to the department under ORS 757.612(7) to carry out weatherization needs of low income households pursuant to the department’s authority to provide crisis assistance with funding available from the Energy Crisis Trust Fund under ORS 758.510 for antipoverty programs.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 456.555
Stats. Implemented: ORS 458.505, 757.612
Hist.: OHCS 13-2006(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 8-4-06 thru 1-30-07; OHCS 6-2007, f. & cert. ef. 1-11-07; OHCS 16-2013(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 6-21-13 thru 12-17-13; OHCS 20-2013, f. & cert. ef. 12-18-13

813-205-0100

Eligible Applicants

(1) Any of the following may apply to the department for approval of a project under the Low Income Weatherization Program for Rental Housing:

(a) A for-profit business,

(b) A local government entity including but not limited to a city, county or housing authority;

(c) A not-for-profit organization, including but not limited to a not-for-profit community organization, a regional or statewide not-for-profit entity, a private individual or a not-for-profit corporation.

(2) An applicant under subsection (1) of this section or a principal representative of the applicant as approved by the department must enter into a financial assistance agreement with the department, satisfactory to the department, and record such agreement against the real property of the project so as to create restrictive covenants running with such real property that assure continuing compliance with all habitability and affordability requirements of the program.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 46.555
Stats. Implemented: ORS 458.505, 757.612
Hist.: OHCS 13-2006(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 8-4-06 thru 1-30-07; OHCS 6-2007, f. & cert. ef. 1-11-07; OHCS 16-2013(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 6-21-13 thru 12-17-13; OHCS 20-2013, f. & cert. ef. 12-18-13

813-205-0110

Eligible Projects

The provisions of this section, in addition to the requirements of the department's bond programs, the open, competitive process for distributing grant and tax credit funds for affordable multi-unit low income rental housing development and other application processes and charges, apply to all projects under the Low Income Weatherization Program for Rental Housing as follows:

(1) State funding from the Energy Conservation Helping Oregonians Program is limited to projects located in the PacifiCorp and Portland General Electric service areas. Projects that use hard wired electrical systems as their primary heat source are eligible to receive funding from the Act for weatherization, and baseload services. Projects in PaciCorp and Portland General Electric service areas that heat with other fuels may receive baseload measures only.

(2) Applications for weatherization funding for projects located outside PacifiCorp and Portland General Electric service areas are subject to acceptance by the department only when funds from sources other than PacifiCorp or Portland General Electric funds are available.

(3) The following projects are eligible under the program:

(a) New construction projects which specify higher than code minimums on insulation, windows, appliances and lighting; and

(b) Acquisition/rehabilitation projects that specify upgrades from original levels of insulation, windows, appliances and lighting.

(4) Households that are low-income are eligible for the program. A household is low income for the purpose of the program if the household income is at or below 60 percent of an area’s median income. At least one-half of the units in the project must be rented to households whose income is at or below 60 percent of the area median income as defined by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

(5) The project must remain affordable for a minimum of 10 years, unless superseded by other department resource requirements.

(6) The department may require more extensive or enduring affordability requirements than those required in subsections (4) and (5) of this section.

(7) An applicant may be subject to prevailing wage requirements with the use of public funds under the Low-Income Weatherization Program for Rental Housing. An applicant is advised to consider contacting the applicant’s legal representative or the Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries for the requirements of the state program.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 46.555
Stats. Implemented: ORS 458.505, 757.612
Hist.: OHCS 13-2006(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 8-4-06 thru 1-30-07; OHCS 6-2007, f. & cert. ef. 1-11-07; OHCS 16-2013(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 6-21-13 thru 12-17-13; OHCS 20-2013, f. & cert. ef. 12-18-13

813-205-0120

Eligible Activities

(1) Under the Low-Income Weatherization Program for Rental Housing, an eligible applicant may provide services and applications including, but not limited to one or more of the following:

(a) A general weatherization measure that includes, but is not limited to general heat waste, insulation, heating and cooling system repair, replacement or installation, health and safety improvements, baseload measures, alternative energy applications, and various energy efficient technology; and

(b) Any repair measure that the department determines appropriate for effective energy savings performance or preservation of energy efficient applications.

(2) To be eligible under this section, an activity must demonstrate measurable cost-effective energy conservation to the department’s satisfaction. An energy-efficient application for the program must show first year savings based on a pre-determined number of kilowatts, therms or other units of power measurements for each conservation dollar invested.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 456.555
Stats. Implemented: ORS 458.505, 757.612
Hist.: OHCS 13-2006(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 8-4-06 thru 1-30-07; OHCS 6-2007, f. & cert. ef. 1-11-07; OHCS 16-2013(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 6-21-13 thru 12-17-13; OHCS 20-2013, f. & cert. ef. 12-18-13

813-205-0130

Fund Uses

(1) The department may award funds under the Low-Income Weatherization Program for Housing as a grant or a loan, including as requested by the applicant or sponsor of a project.

(2) If the amount of a grant or loan proposal meets or exceeds the threshold amount established in OAR 813-001-0007(1) for review by the State Housing Council for a rental housing development, the department may award the grant or loan on an as-needed basis, when the maximum power savings can be demonstrated and if adequate resources are available. An award under this section is subject to review by the State Housing Council for approval or disapproval under OAR 813-001-0007(1).

(3) An applicant may use not more than ten percent of funds available from the state Energy Conservation Helping Oregonians Program and from Low-Income Weatherization Program award for each project to make general repairs if the department determines that adequate resources are available.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 456.515 - 456.725, 458.505 - 458.545
Stats. Implemented: ORS 458.505 - 458.515
Hist.: OHCS 13-2006(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 8-4-06 thru 1-30-07; OHCS 6-2007, f. & cert. ef. 1-11-07; OHCS 16-2013(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 6-21-13 thru 12-17-13; OHCS 20-2013, f. & cert. ef. 12-18-13

813-205-0145

General Administrative and Monitoring Requirements

(1) An applicant or owner of a project approved for program assistance shall timely submit to the department such information as the department may require for the purpose, inter alia, of compliance monitoring by same.

(2) An applicant or owner of a project approved for program assistance is subject to reviews and field inspections that the department determines to be necessary or appropriate including, but not limited to ensuring the applicant’s and project owner’s compliance with program requirements. The applicant and project owner shall cooperate fully with all reviews and field inspections, timely comply with any resulting correction directives, and make all records available for inspection and copying.

(3) A recipient of program assistance or owner of a project receiving such assistance shall retain related financial records, supporting documents and all other pertinent records for six years after the receipt of assistance or after any litigation or audit claim is resolved, whichever is later.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 456.515 - 456.725, 458.505 - 458.545
Stats. Implemented: ORS 458.505 - 458.515
Hist.: OHCS 16-2013(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 6-21-13 thru 12-17-13; OHCS 20-2013, f. & cert. ef. 12-18-13

813-205-0150

Charges; Transfers

The department may charge for the reasonably anticipated costs of its administration of the Low-Income Weatherization Program for Rental Housing. Such charges may include, but are not limited to the following:

(1) A non-refundable application charge, from an applicant under OAR 813-205-0100.

(2) A supplemental application charge, from an owner of a project approved by the department under the program who requests additional resources for a project that is funded by the department.

(3) A transfer application charge from an owner of an approved project who requests the department's approval of a change in project ownership, or from the transferee of ownership.

(4) A transfer review charge from an owner of an approved project who effects a change in project ownership without prior written department approval, or from the transferee of ownership.

Stat. Auth.: 456.555
Stats. Implemented: ORS 458.505, 458.510, 757.612
Hist.: OHCS 16-2013(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 6-21-13 thru 12-17-13; OHCS 20-2013, f. & cert. ef. 12-18-13

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