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Portland's Housing Bond January 2024 Newsletter

The October 2023 edition of our Portland's Housing Bond Newsletter. A letter from Commissioner Rubio - Bond Highlights of 2023 - Charting Bond progress

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January 2024 N/NE Neighborhood Housing Strategy Newsletter

January updates from the N/NE Neighborhood Housing Strategy.

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Portland Housing Bureau awards funding to help preserve 161 units of regulated affordable housing

Funds released in a Fall 2023 solicitation will benefit two projects, Rosemont Court and the Shoreline, helping to maintain affordable housing for low-income seniors and at-risk individuals with significant barriers to permanent housing.

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Inclusionary Housing Calibration Code Changes to Be Presented to City Council

PHB will bring final recommendations for code changes for the Inclusionary Housing program to City Council for a presentation and public hearing on January 10 and a vote on January 31, 2024. Recommendations include expanding the IH full-building property tax exemption, effective March 1, 2024.

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Portland Housing Bureau Announces Funding for 251 New Affordable Homes

Funds from the Metro Affordable Housing Bond and Multnomah County general fund will be deployed to fill funding gaps in four construction-ready projects.

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Upcoming Funding Opportunity and Webinar About HUD's Green and Resilient Retrofit Program (GRRP)

HUD is conducting the Green and Resilient Retrofit Program (GRRP) to improve housing quality and resilience of HUD-assisted multifamily properties by making $837.5M available in grants and up to $4B in loan authority. The Oregon Community Foundation will hold a webinar about the GRRP on Wed. 11/28.

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Findley Commons: Veteran-Specific Supportive Housing

Learn about the Veteran-Specific Permanent Supportive Housing development Findley Commons in this video featuring staff and residents.

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Notice of Interim and Draft Permanent Rules for Homebuyer Opportunity Limited Tax Exemption Program

The public is invited to provide testimony on the draft permanent rules. Please submit your comments by November 28, 2023. A hybrid public hearing will be held on November 28, 2023 from 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm. Follow the link below to register.

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Broadway Corridor Request for Qualifications to be released by end of 2023

Learn more about the upcoming RFQ for affordable housing development in the Broadway Corridor.

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October 2023 N/NE Neighborhood Housing Strategy Newsletter

October updates from the N/NE Neighborhood Housing Strategy.

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Portland's Housing Bond October 2023 Newsletter

The October 2023 edition of our Portland's Housing Bond Newsletter. A letter from Commissioner Rubio - Hope Springs at Francis + Clare Place - The Aurora's New Dawn - Las Adelitas Residents Take time for Self-Care - Charting Bond progress

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Evaluation completed for the Security Deposit Grant Assistance Pilot Program

Notice of Intent to Negotiate and Award a Subrecipient Contract

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Portland Housing Bureau and Multnomah County Partner to Release $28.8M in Capital Funding for 400+ Affordable Homes

Funds from the Metro Affordable Housing Bond and Multnomah County general fund will target permit-ready projects with remaining budget gaps; funds from the Portland Clean Energy Fund, the Joint Office of Homeless Services, and Section 8 vouchers also available.

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Interim Director Molly C. Rogers announces her departure from the Portland Housing Bureau

Molly C. Rogers, the Interim Director of the Portland Housing Bureau, has announced her resignation. She has accepted the position of Director of Housing Services for Washington County. Interim Director Rogers’ last day the Bureau will be September 8, 2023.

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Portland's Housing Bond July 2023 Newsletter

The July 2023 edition of our Portland's Housing Bond Newsletter. A letter from Commissioner Rubio - Funding Swap Between Two Projects - The Joyce opens - Major Milestones Abound - Charting Bond progress

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Recent City of Portland Studies Show Challenges, Opportunities for Portland’s Housing Market

Community and Economic Development bureaus under Commissioner Rubio to discuss findings and production strategy during July 25 City Council work session

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Senate Bill 611 Passed by Oregon Legislature

SB 611 makes key changes to how the maximum allowable annual rent increases percentage is calculated for residential tenancies.

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