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3.102.060 Compliance.

(Amended by Ordinance Nos. 186700 and 188932, effective June 8, 2018.)

A.  Upon approval, Portland Housing Bureau will record a notice on title of the property requiring Portland Housing Bureau verification of homebuyer eligibility and owner-occupancy qualification prior to the sale of each property to an initial homebuyer, as well as to subsequent purchasers throughout the duration of the exemption for any HOLTE applications approved after July 1, 2018.

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.