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The City of Portland, Oregon

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1221 SW 4th Ave, Suite 110, Portland, OR 97204

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Our Mission Statement

Promoting a culture of civic engagement by connecting and supporting all Portlanders working together and with government to build inclusive, safe and livable neighborhoods and communities.

Notifications View all »

  1. Nov 20

    Metro offers Community Placemaking grants for 2020!

    Metro’s Community Placemaking grants help people tackle challenges or opportunities by supporting arts-based, equity-focused efforts. Up to $190,000 is available in grants ranging from $5,000 to $25,000. No matching funds are required.

  2. Nov 19

    Neighborhood Activist Online: Neighbors West Northwest

    Learn More About Residential Infill & the Impacts of Zoning; Be a Grantmaker; Earthquake Preparedness Seminar; Have Fun While Supporting Our Neighbors; Leaf Day Schedule; and more!

  3. Nov 19

    City Council Considering Extension of Sunset Date for Tree Preservation of Private Trees in Development Situations

    Amendment to the recommendation to revise the sunset date of the regulations to December 31, 2050: Written testimony open until December 5, 2019, and Council is scheduled to take action December 5, 2019 at 3:00 p.m. Time Certain.

  4. Nov 5

    Public Hearing: Administrative Rules for Fair Access in Renting (FAIR) Ordinance

    Portland Housing Bureau FAIR Public Hearing Nov. 7 at 421 SW 6th Ave. #500, 3-5pm

  5. Oct 28

    Portland Housing Bureau November 2019 Public Meetings

    Portland Housing Advisory Commission (PHAC), N/NE Neighborhood Housing Strategy Oversight Committee, and Rental Services Commission (RSC) meeting times and information

Citywide Neighborhood Events View all »

  1. Jul 12

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