POL Government Elected Officials Auditor Hull Caballero Charter, Code & Policies City Code & Charter Online Code & Charter Title 3 Chapter 3.103 Property Tax Exemption for Multiple-Unit Housing Development
3.103.070 Rental Project Rate of Return.

A.  The owner of a rental project approved for exemption will be required to sign an extended use agreement (“EUA”) to be recorded on the title to the property.


B.  During the exemption period, the owner must submit project financial information annually to the Portland Housing Bureau.


C.  Portland Housing Bureau will prepare an annual analysis of the project’s financial data including a to-date calculation of the rate of return for the project.


D.  Portland Housing Bureau will advise the owner in writing whether the projected rate of return will exceed 10 percent for the entire exemption period and may result in an Accrued Payment Liability (“APL”).


E.  If Portland Housing Bureau determines that the number and unit mix of affordable units is less than the approved percentage or does not match the unit mix of the project, the next available units must be rented to households meeting the income requirements and the project must be brought into compliance before the next reporting period.


F.  At the end of the final year of the exemption, Portland Housing Bureau will calculate the rate of return for the project during the exemption. 


1.  If the rate of return does not exceed 10 percent, then the EUA terminates at the end of exemption.


2.  If the rate of return exceeds 10 percent, then Portland Housing Bureau sends a written notice to the last known address of the owner requiring the owner to elect one of the following:


a.  The EUA may remain in full force and effect for an additional 5 years after the end of the tax exemption, extending the affordability requirements approved for the exemption; provided that the number of units subject to the rent restrictions as approved is the same number necessary to reduce the net present value, using a 10 percent annual discount rate of the project’s projected market-rate (unrestricted) annual cash flows by an amount equal to the APL; or


b.  The owner pays an APL in an amount equal to the lesser of either:


(1)   The net present value using a 10 percent annual discount rate of the difference between the project’s actual annual cash flows during the exemption and the proforma projected cash flows for the project that would provide a 10 percent rate of return during the exemption; or


(2)   The maximum amount of the property taxes that would have been assessed if no exemption had been granted.

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Chapter 3.98 Towing Board of Review
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Chapter 3.100 Equal Opportunity
Chapter 3.101 Property Tax Exemption for Low Income Housing Held by Charitable Non-Profit Organizations
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Chapter 3.103 Property Tax Exemption for Multiple-Unit Housing Development
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Chapter 3.106 Exposition-Recreation Commission
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