Oregon multifamily affordable housing properties can apply now for incentives. Applications accepted until August 30, 2024.

We strive to reduce energy burden for Oregonians living in affordable multifamily rental housing.

The Oregon Multifamily Energy Program (OR-MEP) from Oregon Housing & Community Services (OHCS) supports energy-efficient design of new and existing affordable multifamily rental properties. We offer:

Cash Incentives

Design Assistance

Coordination with Other Programs

Training and Education

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Learn about incentives

OR-MEP accepts applications for incentives once every six months. Visit our How to Participate page to learn more about enrollment and eligibility.

Find events and trainings

View on-demand trainings and upcoming events. Our trainings review energy-efficient design and technology for multifamily properties.

Case Study: Green Seed Apartments

Learn about an innovative carbon neutral multifamily property in Portland that produces more energy than it uses.

How OR-MEP is working to become more equitable

OR-MEP is committed to equitably serving the people of Oregon and disrupting systems that maintain inequality. In 2022, OR-MEP formed a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Coalition to review the program and recommend changes. The DEI Coalition is a key partner in our effort to make OR-MEP more accessible and equitable.

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