OAR 813-205-0060
Dwelling Owner Authorization of Weatherization Projects

(1) A subgrantee may not provide LIWAP services unless the owner of a dwelling unit first gives written permission to the subgrantee. The permission must include the following information:
(a) The street address of the dwelling;
(b) The name of the owner of the dwelling and of the eligible tenant that is renting the dwelling, if applicable; and
(c) A description of the specific work to be done.
(2) Prior to a subgrantee providing LIWAP services to a dwelling unit that is a rental, the subgrantee must:
(a) First obtained the written permission of the owner of the dwelling unit(s); and
(b) Establish procedures and obtain the approval of OHCS thereof, to ensure that:
(A) The dwelling is not currently for sale by the owner or is designated for acquisition, clearance or foreclosure under a federal, state or local program;
(B) The benefits of LIWAP services accrue primarily to the low-income household renting the unit;
(C) The owner of the dwelling will not raise the rent as a result of LIWAP services;
(D) No undue or excessive increase in the value of the dwelling unit will occur as a result of LIWAP services; and
(E) LIWAP services will not be provided for a dwelling for which the tenant pays the cost of energy as part of their rent, unless the owner agrees to reduce rent to account for the reduction in fuel costs associated with the weatherization, that long term rent affordability is assured, or unless the investment of the energy savings in facilities or services offer measurable direct benefits to tenants.

Source: Rule 813-205-0060 — Dwelling Owner Authorization of Weatherization Projects, https://secure.­sos.­state.­or.­us/oard/view.­action?ruleNumber=813-205-0060.

Last Updated

Jun. 8, 2021

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