These four community organizations receive funding from the Portland Housing Bureau in order to provide home repair grant programs for very-low income seniors (55+) and disabled homeowners. To learn more or apply for services, please contact the organization directly.
The Community Energy Project provides weatherization materials and installation workshops to low-income households, and their volunteers install weatherization improvements for low-income elderly households throughout Portland.
REACH's Community Builder Program provides small-scale home repairs for low-income and disabled homeowners throughout Portland.
Rebuilding Together volunteers provide extensive home repairs for low-income homeowners throughout Portland.
Unlimited Choices' Amend-a-Home and Adapt-a-Home Programs provide accessibility improvements such as wheelchair ramps and grab bars for low-income and elderly disabled households, as well as minor home repair for mobile homes occupied by low-income elderly households.
Find information about other community organizations and programs that offer home improvement services:
Clean Energy Works Oregon (CEWO) is a non-profit program designed to reduce homeowners' energy waste by encouraging. Apply for an assessment and no-money down financing for a variety of efficiency improvements.
Find information about the county's weatherization services for income-eligible residents.
The Lead Hazard Control Program (administered by PHB) provides a free evaluation of lead hazards and financial assistance to reduce lead-based paint hazards in housing occupied by qualified low- and moderate-income households.
Find information about lead poisoning, health effects, lead-based paint rules and regulations, and other lead-based paint topics that impact all Oregonians from parents and families to contractors and real estate agents.
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Find information about city building permits and codes; residential permits found here.
The Construction Contractors Board regulates construction contractors and promotes a competitive business environment through education, contractor licensing, dispute resolution, and law enforcement. Verify a contractor's license, and find information about dispute resolution services and best practices.