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Nick Fish

Commissioner, City of Portland

phone: 503-823-3589

fax: 503-823-3596

1221 S.W. 4th, Room 240, Portland, OR 97204

Partners celebrate Woolsey Court opening

Helping local partners develop affordable housing is one of the Portland Housing Bureau's top priorities. PHB is very proud to be a partner in the Woolsey Corner housing community in North Portland's New Columbia.

Woolsey Corner is a community of 8 homes nestled between Rosa Parks Elementary, a Parks community center, a Boys & Girls club, and the Seeds of Harmony Community Garden. The homes far exceed state energy efficiency standards and include all kinds of amazing - and cost-saving - green features.

Commissioner Fish was excited to be part of the Woolsey Corner opening this morning.

The project was led by local non-profit Proud Ground, which has helped more than 100 first-time homebuyers purchase homes in the last decade.

Congratulations to Proud Ground and to the rest of the partners who helped make this happen!