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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

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Maps of Eligible Areas 

Applicants can receive up to six “preference points” based on their current or past residence (plus that of a parent/guardian or grandparent) within areas of concentrated urban renewal in N/NE Portland. 

Click here to explore maps of the areas eligible for preference.

Preference is based on the amount of urban renewal activity that occurred where you or your parent/guardian or grandparent lived (or currently live) in N/NE Portland.

  • Preference is given to applicants who were displaced, are at risk of displacement, or who are the descendants of families that were displaced due to urban renewal in N/NE Portland.




The Beatrice Morrow

Affordable apartments from studios to 3BR coming to NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd

Charlotte B. Rutherford Place

Affordable one- and two-bedroom apartments coming to N. Interstate Ave

Verification Documents

If you are selected for the waiting list, you will be asked to verify the information on your application. Click here for a list of eligible verification documents and how to obtain them.