Notice of Proposed Permanent Administrative Rules for the Mandatory Relocation Assistance Exemption Eligibility and Approval Process

Public Notice
The public is invited to provide testimony on proposed technical changes to the Administrative Rules. Submit your comments by December 1, 2023. A hybrid public hearing will be held on November 8, 1:00-2:00 pm. Follow the link to register.
Published

The Portland Housing Bureau is releasing a draft of technical changes to the Mandatory Relocation Assistance Exemption Eligibility and Approval Process administrative rules. These changes provide additional clarity to the public regarding the Relocation Assistance exemption process, including the expansion of the definition section and clarification around the process for Exemptions 3 and 4.

The public is invited to testify on the technical changes of the proposed draft. Changes to the existing rule are shown in underline or strikethrough on the proposed draft:

Authorized under Portland City Code Title 30.01.085  

Submitting Testimony

Beginning Monday, October 2, 2023, you can submit testimony or feedback on the draft. Testimony may be submitted via email, fax, letter, or in person or virtually at the public hearing (details below). Written comments or testimony must be received by December 1, 2023 and must include a first and last name to be considered.

  • Email to RentalServices@portlandoregon.gov

  • Fax testimony to: 503-823-2387

  • Mail testimony to:
    PHB c/o Mandatory Relocation Assistance Exemption Eligibility and Approval Process
    1900 SW 4th Avenue, Suite 7007
    Portland, OR  97201

  • Share your testimony in person or virtually at the public hearing:
    Wednesday, November 8, 2023
    1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
    Hybrid: on Zoom and at PHB

    Register here

Translation and interpretation

To request translation services at the hearing, please contact us at least five business days prior. Submit requests to Niki Luneclair at Niki.Luneclair@portlandoregon.gov.

Questions 

If you have questions regarding the proposed rule changes or the rulemaking process, please contact the Relocation Assistance Rules Coordinator: Niki.Luneclair@portlandoregon.gov.

Contact

Niki Luneclair

Rental Policy & Program Coordinator