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3.102.060 Compliance.

(Amended by Ordinance No. 186700, effective July 1, 2014.) 

A.  Upon approval, Portland Housing Bureau will record a notice on title of the single-unit housing requiring Portland Housing Bureau verification of homebuyer affordability and owner-occupancy qualification prior to the sale of each dwelling unit to an initial homebuyer.

B.  Single-unit housing which sells to homebuyers who do not meet the affordability or owner occupancy qualifications, will have the tax exemption removed as of the next tax year.

C.  Single-unit housing not meeting the exemption requirements by selling over the established sale price at initial sale will have the tax exemption terminated according to Section 3.102.080 and require the applicant to repay any exempted taxes consistent with ORS 307.687.