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Bill Title: Relating to housing; declaring an emergency.
Catchline/Summary: Defines "emergency shelter." Requires local governments to allow siting of qualifying emergency shelters notwithstanding land use laws and regulations.
Directs Housing and Community Services Department to study laws related to housing and to report to Legislative Assembly no later than September 15, 2020.] Sunsets requirement July 1, 2021. Expands description of transitional housing accommodations to include motor-vehicle camping. Expands uses of Emergency Housing Account to include developing technical assistance regarding emergency shelters or transitional housing accommodations. Appropriates moneys to Housing and Community Services Department to fund grants and technical assistance for organizations to develop or operate low-barrier emergency shelters, develop supportive facilities or provide short-term rental assistance. Appropriates moneys to Oregon Department of Administrative Services to distribute to Cities of Bend, Salem and Eugene to develop navigation centers. Declares emergency, effective on passage.
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Current Location: In House Committee
Current Committee: House Committee On Rules
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