OAR 813-140-0050
Eligible Applicants and Eligible Projects


Eligible applicants include local governments and nonprofit and for-profit organizations.


To be eligible for funding, a proposed project must meet the following criteria:


The project must be located within the urban growth boundary of an incorporated city in this state, or in an Urban Unincorporated Community, Rural Community, or Rural Service Center that is served by a community sewer system and/or water system.


The project must achieve at least one of the following three main purposes found in ORS 458.725 (Fund appropriation and expenditure guidelines):


Promoting affordable housing near jobs or transit, developments near jobs and transportation;


Revitalizing downtowns and community centers; and


Rebuilding rural and distressed economies.


The project must demonstrate financial feasibility and soundness based on cash flow projections or documentation submitted with the application.


The project must promote achievement of at least one of the Governor’s “Six Budget Principles.”


The project must comply with local comprehensive plans and land use ordinances or other regional or local plans.


The project sponsor must demonstrate capacity (including capacity provided by outside consultants or developers) to fully implement the project as documented in application materials.


The project must be locally supported and serve to further the community’s goals related to livability and growth.


The for-profit developer that is or will be the owner of the project must demonstrate investment or equity in the project.


Eligible projects include, but are not limited to, a development project that has joint public and private sponsorship and/or ownership.

Source: Rule 813-140-0050 — Eligible Applicants and Eligible Projects, https://secure.­sos.­state.­or.­us/oard/view.­action?ruleNumber=813-140-0050.

Last Updated

Jun. 8, 2021

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