Skip to Main Content View Text-Only

Portland Housing Bureau

Solving the unmet housing needs of the people of Portland.

Phone: 503-823-2375

fax: 503-823-2387

421 SW 6th Avenue, Suite 500, Portland, OR 97204

More Contact Info

Homebuying

  • Making dreams come true

    From down payment assistance to tax credits and exemptions, find resources to help you with the purchase of a home

Down Payment Assistance Loan

This loan program is designed to help first-time homebuyers purchase a home in Portland’s Interstate Corridor or Lents Town Center Urban Renewal Areas

Homebuyer Opportunity Limited Tax Exemption Program

A 10-year property tax exemption for residential structural improvements

System Development Charge (SDC) Exemption

If you purchased a home from a developer applying for an SDC exemption, you'll find the necessary verification form in the compliance details

Heartbleed Security Notice

A serious security vulnerability known as "Heartbleed" was recently discovered in OpenSSL, a popular software library commonly used by many websites on the internet to encrypt communication between a user's computer and a web server.

PortlandOregon.gov is NOT affected by this vulnerability as it does not use the OpenSSL software library. Please rest assured we are dedicated to protecting your security on this website.