Per the OHCS Public Notice dated March 20, 2018:

The Multifamily Energy Program is designed to address energy efficiency needs of low-income households in multifamily housing. The rules are being updated in response to the Governor’s Executive Order 17-20 to expand the multifamily program. The proposed rules extend its scope by expanding income requirements and extending offerings on a year-round basis outside of the current funding processes. The rules address protocols, standards, and requirements of the Multifamily Energy Program.

Persons interested in providing oral or written comments may submit them by email to or by regular mail addressed to Dan Elliott, 725 Summer Street NE, Suite B, Salem, OR 97301-1266.

Comments will be accepted through April 23, 2018 at 5:00 p.m.

The Department currently has temporary rules in place that will expire on August 5, 2018.

Copies of the proposed rules may be obtained from the department’s website here.