Or. Admin. R. 330-240-0070 - Low-Income Service Provider Eligibility

Nonresidential customers eligible as a "low-income service provider" under the program include:

(1) A developer or owner of affordable multifamily housing eligible to receive public assistance under one or more housing development or rental assistance programs administered by Oregon Housing and Community Services.
(2) The owner of a solar electric system or paired solar and storage system that:
(a) Is located on, and generates electrical energy for, a dwelling that has received public assistance under one or more housing development or rental assistance programs administered by the Oregon Housing and Community Services Department; and
(b) Offsets electric utility expenses incurred by one or more low- and moderate-income tenants.
(3) A community service organization, which is a public or tribal entity, or a private entity organized under section 501(c) of the federal tax code, whose primary purpose is to offer health, dental, social, financial, energy conservation, or other assistive services to individuals or households with incomes at or below 100 percent of the state median income by household size. Examples of eligible organizations include health or dental clinics, food banks, homeless shelters, childcare centers, senior citizen centers, and community action partnership agencies that serve low- or moderate-income individuals and households, or as approved by the Director. The entity must provide documentation to the Department that it provides assistive services to low- or moderate-income individuals. Accepted documentation may include but is not limited to the receipt of public funding for the purpose of providing assistive services to low- or moderate-income individuals or families or the receipt of philanthropic funding that advances a mission to serve low- or moderate-income individuals. A private organization claiming eligibility as a low-income service provider under this subparagraph must provide sufficient information to allow the Department to determine the organization's eligibility by providing documentation to the Department that it provides assistive services to low- or moderate-income individuals.
(4) A tribal or local government entity such as a city, county or school district which uses public buildings to provide social services to low- or moderate-income individuals, or to provide emergency shelter and/or communications in disaster situations. The entity must provide documentation to the Department that it provides social or emergency services to low- or moderate-income individuals. Accepted documentation may include but is not limited to the receipt of public funding for the purpose of providing assistive services to low- or moderate-income individuals or families or the receipt of philanthropic funding that advances a mission to serve low- or moderate-income individuals.

Notes

Or. Admin. R. 330-240-0070
DOE 3-2019, adopt filed 12/19/2019, effective 1/1/2020; DOE 3-2022, amend filed 04/13/2022, effective 4/15/2022

Statutory/Other Authority: ORS 469.040 & Oregon Laws 2019 chapter 655 (House Bill 2618)

Statutes/Other Implemented: Oregon Laws 2019 chapter 655 (House Bill 2618)

State regulations are updated quarterly; we currently have two versions available. Below is a comparison between our most recent version and the prior quarterly release. More comparison features will be added as we have more versions to compare.


No prior version found.