Oregon Statutes - Chapter 307 - Property Subject to Taxation; Exemptions - Section 307.243 - Property to which exemption applies.

(1)(a) Except as provided under paragraph (b) of this subsection, the exemption allowed by ORS 307.242 shall apply only to property, consisting of land and improvements, where the process of construction of the improvements on the land is commenced after January 1, 1977, or to property acquired after January 1, 1977.

(b) The exemption allowed by ORS 307.242 (1)(e) shall apply only to property, consisting of land and improvements, meeting the requirements of ORS 307.241 to 307.245 (including paragraph (a) of this subsection) that on January 1, 1990, is actually being occupied and used, wholly or partially, to furnish permanent residential, recreational and social facilities primarily for elderly persons. Construction, reconstruction, renovation, maintenance, repair or other improvement (including addition of square footage to the existing buildings and structures and the construction or addition of buildings and structures within the initial land area) made to property that is in actual use on January 1, 1990, wholly or partially, to furnish permanent residential, recreational and social facilities primarily for elderly persons shall not disqualify the property for exemption under ORS 307.242 if, during the process of improvement, the property continues to be in actual use, in whole or in part, to furnish permanent residential, recreational and social facilities primarily for elderly persons. The property, as improved, may qualify for exemption. However, land area and the improvements thereon, contiguous or noncontiguous to the initial land area and improvements in use, in whole or in part, for the corporate purposes of the corporation on January 1, 1990, and first placed in service for the corporate purposes of the corporation after January 1, 1990, shall not qualify for exemption under ORS 307.242 (1)(e).

(2) The exemption allowed by ORS 307.242 shall not apply to the property of any corporation that requires any payment in excess of one monthís rent, including a deposit or founderís fee, to be paid, in addition to rent paid for occupancy of the facility, as a condition for occupancy.

(3) The exemption allowed by ORS 307.242 shall not apply in any year in which delinquencies exist for taxes or other amounts charged against the property on the tax roll. [1977 c.411 §3; 1989 c.803 §14; 1993 c.19 §5]

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