Skip to Main Content View Text-Only

Charter, Code and Policies

City of Portland



More Contact Info

5.30.240 Sale of Property Purchased by City.

A.  Any property purchased by the City from the foreclosure list may be sold as directed by the Council in the manner provided by Charter, Code or State law.  Proceeds from the sale shall be used to reimburse the fund from which the property was purchased, any liens paid or other expenses incurred.  Any remaining proceeds shall be placed in the assessment collection fund unless otherwise designated by Council.

B.  In selling property as described in Subsection 5.30.240 A., except in situations where the purchaser agrees to accept a quit claim deed, the Treasurer shall purchase title insurance as a precondition of sale and shall pay the cost of the policy.