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

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 expansion of the definitions section, clarification around the process for each recommendation, as well as revised and new requirements for exemption. The public is invited to testify on the technical changes of the proposed draft.

The draft can be found at, along with additional notices and information on upcoming meetings.

Submitting Testimony

Beginning Monday, July 22, 2019, you can submit testimony or feedback on the draft. Testimony may be submitted via email, fax, letter, or in person at the public hearing (details below). Written comments or testimony must be received by August 30, 2019 and must include a first and last name to be considered.

• Email your testimony to:

• Fax your testimony to: 503-823-2387

• Mail your testimony to:

PHB c/o Mandatory Relocation Assistance Exemption Eligibility and Approval Process, 421 SW 6th Ave, Suite 500 Portland, Oregon 97204

• Testify in person at the public hearing: Thursday, August 8, 2019 from 6 – 8pm

IRCO – 10301 NE Glisan St, Portland, OR 97220

To request translation services at the hearing, contact Andrés Oswill at at least three business days prior to the hearing. If you have questions regarding the proposed rule changes or the rulemaking process, please contact the Relocation Assistance Rules Coordinator, Andrés Oswill, at

It is the policy of the City of Portland that no person shall be excluded from participation in, denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination in any city program, service, or activity on the grounds of race, color, national origin, disability, or other protected class status. Adhering to Civil Rights Title VI and ADA Title II civil rights laws, the City of Portland ensures meaningful access to city programs, services, and activities by reasonably providing: translation and interpretation, modifications, accommodations, alternative formats, and auxiliary aids and services. To request these services, 503-823-2375, City TTY 503-823-6868, Relay Service: 711.

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