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The City of Portland, Oregon

Development Services

From Concept to Construction

Phone: 503-823-7300

Email: bds@portlandoregon.gov

1900 SW 4th Ave, Portland, OR 97201

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Empowered Communities Program

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Applications for business owners, artists or art organizations and property owners from marginalized communities including Black, Indigenous, people of color and those with disabilities recognized by the ADA, to receive culturally responsive support throughout the development review process.

If you have any questions, email us at empowered@portlandoregon.gov.