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The City of Portland, Oregon

Community & Civic Life

Promote the common good

Main: 503-823-4519

City/County Info: 503-823-4000

TDD: 503-823-6868

1120 SW 5th Ave, Suite 114, Portland, OR 97204

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Portland Housing Advisory Commission


The Portland Housing Advisory Commission (PHAC) is designated as the primary public forum for discussion of housing policy, strategy, and resources in the City of Portland. The mission of PHAC is to advise the Director of the Portland Housing Bureau, the Housing Commissioner, and the Portland City Council on housing and homelessness policy, strategy, and resource issues, promote improvements within the Portland Housing Bureau and the larger housing system, highlight opportunities for influence between the City housing system and other systems, as well as provide a forum for public input on housing and homelessness issues. PHAC duties fall in the categories of housing policy and planning, budget review and recommendations, resource development, program development and evaluation, public-private partnerships, and community and intergovernmental relations.

Committee advises bureau director on a perpetual base.

Total seats available: 12-15

Term length: Two or three year

Volunteer position description:


Bureau host: Housing

Contact: Jessica Conner, 503-823-4100