All Related Legislation
HB2724 Enrolled: Directs Housing and Community Services Department to develop and implement Rent Guarantee Program to provide incentives and financial assistance to landlords that rent or lease to low income households by guaranteeing payments to landlords for unpaid rent and for eviction and property damage costs within certain limits.
HB2912: Establishes Affordable Housing Land Acquisition Revolving Loan Program within Housing and Community Services Department to make loans to eligible organizations to purchase land for affordable housing development and to provide supportive services to residents and low income households.
HB3063 Enrolled: Requires Housing and Community Services Department, in collaboration with Oregon Health Authority, to disburse moneys in Housing for Mental Health Fund for development of community-based housing, crisis intervention services, rental subsidies and other housing-related services for individuals with mental illness and individuals with substance use disorders.
SB0871 Enrolled: Authorizes establishment of programs by cities for demolition of residences or residential buildings.
HB2662: Requires Housing and Community Services Department, in certifying tax credits for affordable housing loans, to give priority to projects that develop affordable housing for sponsoring entities' employees who are direct care workers or human service workers.
HB2663: Requires Department of Consumer and Business Services to review state building code for purpose of identifying provisions that unnecessarily prohibit, restrict or create disincentives for conversion of single-family dwellings into structures with two to four dwelling units designed primarily for permanent occupancy
HB2664 A: Extends sunset for tax credit for closure of manufactured dwelling park.
HB2811: Exempts from taxation amounts received from sale of real property to housing authority or community development corporation.
HB2812 Enrolled: Expands Housing and Community Services Department's use of Home Ownership Assistance Account to support households with below area median income and to support organizations' homeownership programs with any percentage of home construction or rehabilitation costs.
HB3116 Enrolled: Requires counties with population of 650,000 or more to use proceeds from sale of foreclosed property to reimburse municipal liens against property for utilities improvements or seismic rehabilitation.
HB3181: Allows defendant in eviction action to apply for order setting aside judgment.
HB3349 A: Disallows, for purposes of personal income taxation, mortgage interest deduction for residence other than taxpayer's principal residence, unless taxpayer sells residence or actively markets residence for sale.
HB3358: Increases state transient lodging tax rate and provides for transfer of moneys attributable to increase to county in which taxes were collected.
HB3359 A: Establishes Vacation Occupancy Task Force.
HB4002 B: Requires Portland State University Homelessness Research and Action Collaborative to study long-term rent assistance and to report to interim committee of Legislative Assembly no later than December 1, 2020.
HB4003 B: Authorizes Housing and Community Services Department to provide grants, loans and technical assistance to organizations increasing homeownership program access to persons of color.
HB4039 A: Directs Department of Human Services to conduct statewide assessment of needs of and services for unaccompanied homeless youth in Oregon.
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A New Hope for Affordable Housing (The Portland Mercury, 12/16/2015)
Why Inclusionary Zoning Matters (Oregon Environmental Council, 1/11/2016)
Oregon lawmakers scramble closer to deals on minimum wage, housing relief (The Oregonian, 1/13/2016)
Big shift in Salem: Realtors and some builders are open to housing price controls (Bike Portland, 1/14/2016)
Housing relief: Lawmaker seeks relocation money, ban on rent hikes in first year (The Oregonian, 1/14/2016)
Portland must plan for healthy, diverse neighborhoods (Street Roots, 1/21/2016)
Housing legislation has dismal prospects (Portland Tribune, 2/1/2016)
Housing crisis: Renter protection bill drops relocation costs, retaliation change (Bloomberg, 2/5/2016)
Keny-Guyer and Stark Renew Push for General Assistance for Homeless (The Lund Report, 2/5/2016)
House approves renter relief measures as clock ticks on wider housing deal (The Oregonian, 2/23/2016)
Lawmakers progress on housing legislation (Wallowa County Chieftain, 2/23/2016)
Housing Measures Move Forward In Oregon Legislature (Oregon Public Broadcasting, 2/23/2016)
Oregon to become first state to impose rent control (The Register-Guard, 2/24/2016)
Senate approves inclusionary zoning (Portland Tribune, 2/26/2016)
Landmark housing bill wins final approval from Oregon Legislature (The Oregonian, 3/3/2016)
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State may expand on Portland landlord policy (KOIN 6, 2/6/2017)
Oregon lawmakers look to rein in massive mortgage interest tax break (The Oregonian, 3/9/2017)
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Oregon's mental healthcare crisis fails most in need (KOIN 6, 5/4/2017)
Senate Approves Keny-Guyer’s Bills Closing Mental Health Gaps (The Lund Report, 5/25/2017)
Salem in bill-passing frenzy (The Bend Bulletin, 7/5/2017)
Metro: amend Constitution as voters consider housing bond (Portland Tribune, 12/21/2017)
Oregon lawmaker says housing is core state responsibility (Portland Tribune, 12/21/2017)
Audacious bills. Short timeline. And a big ‘if.’ (NW Labor Press, 1/16/2018)
City of Portland Wants to Change the Oregon State Constitution to Build Housing (Willamette Week, 2/10/2018)
Lawmakers fund housing programs, emergency shelters (KTVZ, 3/3/2018)
A victory for those needing affordable housing (Oregon Food Bank, 3/21/2018)
Gratitude for three legislators: Letter to the editor (The Oregonian, 4/27/2018)
Oregon Legislature to revisit mortgage subsidy reform (Street Roots, 8/17/2018)
Statewide Rent Control Headed for Final Vote (The Bend Bulletin, 2/20/2019)
Oregon Passes 1st-in-Nation Statewide Rent Control (Oregon Public Broadcasting, 2/26/2019)
Democratic Lawmakers Propose Ending the Deductability of Interest on Second Home Mortgages (Willamette Week, 3/13/2019)
Restore My Neighborhood': One Canadian's Take On Re-Legalizing Housing (Sightline Institute, 4/9/2019)
Think Out Loud: Mortgage Tax Deduction (Oregon Public Broadcasting, 4/17/2019)
State lawmakers hash out housing legislation (The Daily Astorian, 4/22/2019)
Lawmakers build political foundation for housing bills (Portland Tribune, 4/23/2019)
Advocates, lawmakers push affordable housing bills as Oregon Legislature nears end (The Statesman Journal, 6/12/2019)
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