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The City of Portland, Oregon

Portland Housing Bureau

Solving the unmet housing needs of the people of Portland.

Phone: 503-823-2375

fax: 503-823-2387

1900 SW 4th Avenue, Suite 7007, Portland, OR 97201

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First Draft - Notice

– First Draft Comment Period CLOSED –

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

Authorized Under Portland City Code Title 30.01.085

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 and regarding the Relocation Assistance exemption process including the expansion the definition 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.


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 Friday, 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


Public Hearing:

Thursday, August 8, 2019
6:00pm - 8:00pm
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

For translation or interpretation, please call 503-823-1303 TTY at 503-823-6868
or Oregon Relay Service at 711

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