Public input sought at housing opportunity meetings


Salem, OR – September 16, 2009 – (RealEstateRama) — Starting next week, Oregonians will have a chance to help shape how Oregon Housing and Community Services implements funding received from House Bill 2436 at public forums held throughout the state. HB 2436 establishes fees for recording of documents in county deed and mortgage records. The amounts collected will go to OHCS to fund the department’s housing programs.

The forums are scheduled for:

  • Roseburg, 1-4 p.m., Monday, Sept. 21
    Douglas County Commissioners’ Chambers
    Room 216
    1036 SE Douglas
  • Bend, 1-4 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 23
    Deschutes County Government Building
    Barnes Sawyer Room
    1300 N.W. Wall
    (Corner of Lafayette and the Parkway)
  • Pendleton, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 24
    Pendleton Parks and Recreation Center
    Foundation Room, Gymnasium Building, west of City Hall
    500 SW Dorion
  • Portland, 1:30-4:30 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 29
    The Portland Building
    2nd Floor Auditorium
    1120 SW 5th Ave.
  • Salem, 1:30-4:30 p.m., Friday, Oct. 9
    North Mall Office Building
    Room 124A
    725 Summer St. NE

Written comments on implementing HB 2436 can be sent to:

Lisa Joyce, manager of Policy and Communication
Re: Housing Opportunity Bill Implementation Forum
Oregon Housing and Community Services
725 Summer St. NE, Suite B
Salem, OR 97301

Or check the OHCS Web site:


Lisa.Joyce (at) state.or (dot) us, 503-986-0951
Rick.Crager (at) state.or (dot) us, 503-986-2076



Oregon Housing and Community Services (OHCS) is Oregon's housing finance agency, providing financial and program support to create and preserve opportunities for quality, affordable housing for Oregonians of lower and moderate income.


Salem Office (Main)
725 Summer Street NE, Suite B
Salem OR 97301-1266
Phone: 503-986-2000
Fax: 503-986-2020
TTY: 503-986-2100

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