Notice of Interim and Draft Permanent Rules for Homebuyer Opportunity Limited Tax Exemption Program

Public Notice
The public is invited to provide testimony on the draft permanent rules. Please submit your comments by August 16, 2022. A virtual public hearing will be held on August 16 at 2:00-3:00pm. Follow the link below to register.

The Portland Housing Bureau (PHB) is releasing Interim Administrative Rules for the Homebuyer Opportunity Limited Tax Exemption (HOLTE) program to implement new code changes adopted recently by City Council. These Interim Administrative Rules are effective July 13, 2022. PHB has also published draft permanent administrative rules for the HOLTE Program. The public is invited to provide comments on the draft permanent rules prior to their adoption.

Submitting Testimony

Testimony on the draft permanent rules may be submitted via email, letter, or at the virtual public hearing (details below). Please send in your written testimony by Tuesday, August 16, 2022.

  • Email to

  • Mail testimony to:
    Portland Housing Bureau c/o HOLTE Program Draft Rule Testimony
    1900 SW 4th Ave, Suite 7007
    Portland, Oregon 97201

  • Share your testimony virtually at the public hearing
    Tuesday, August 16, 2022
    2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
    Register here

If you have questions or would like to request translation services at the public hearing, contact Jessica Conner at

Translation requests are needed by August 10, 2022.


Jessica Conner

Senior Policy and Planning Coordinator