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The Portland Housing Bureau (PHB) supports new housing development and rehabilitation of existing properties, primarily in Portland’s Urban Renewal Areas. PHB's role is to:
- Provide technical expertise around project feasibility, contracting and hiring regulations, sustainable design and building practices and community involvement;
- Connect project resources and coordinate development finance packages;
- Provide direct assistance in the form of low-interest, favorable-term loans for various development phases (subject to resource availability); and
- Identify federal, state and city funding and incentive programs, including tax credits and exemption programs.
For more information about resource availability, please call PHB at 503-823-2375. Click here to receive notifications when funding opportunities are announced.
Learn about low-interest affordable housing development loans, available through an annual NOFA process
The SDC Exemption Program assists developers by reducing their development costs when building affordable housing
Learn about property tax exemption programs for single-unit homes and multi-family rental units