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With the slate of new projects recommended for funding from Metro’s Affordable Housing Bond, Portland will surpass 80% of its Metro Bond housing goals. Land donation by Kaiser Permanente will further bond progress in 2022.
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To our Housing Partners, an important memo about PHB's upcoming address change, effective November 1, 2021.
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Construction on 206 new affordable homes began Monday, September 20.
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Our core values as a City include anti-racism and equity. Every Portlander and everyone visiting our city deserves to be welcomed and to feel that they belong. They should encounter a Portland free of bias and hate, where they do not fear for their safety and security.
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Deferred rent accumulated between April 2020 and June 2021 is not due until February 28, 2022. However, landlords may now enforce eviction judgments for eviction for unpaid rent from July 2021 and onward.
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The public is invited to provide testimony on the draft rules. Please submit your comments by September 9, 2021. Virtual public hearing, September 9 at 11am. Follow the link to register.
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The public is invited to provide testimony on the draft permanent rules for the DHA program. Email or mail your testimony to PHB, or join the virtual public hearing on September 7.
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Multnomah County Ordinance 1296 strengthened protection for tenants. Safe harbor extended to 90 days.
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Newly passed Oregon Senate Bill 278 provides additional protections for tenants while applying for rent assistance and increases funding for landlords owed past-due rent.
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Federal Eviction Moratorium for non-payment of rent extended through July 31, 2021 for qualifying tenants
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Important information for tenants and landlords. What to know and where to find assistance.
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Are you interested in influencing housing policies, strategies, and resources? PHB is now accepting applications for the Portland Housing Advisory Commission (PHAC) and the Rental Services Commission (RSC). Learn how to apply.
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Updates to the Maximum Subsidy Limits for projects located in the Central Eastside Urban Renewal Area.
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Up to $80.5 million in capital funding for development teams to create 525-575 new affordable housing units across the city.
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The first monthly application round for the State of Oregon's Landlord Compensation Fund has opened. Apply February 17, 2021 through 4 p.m. on March 2, 2021.
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Written comments or testimony must be received by 5:00 pm on February 25, 2021 and must include a first and last name to be considered. Register for the virtual public hearing on February 25, 2021 or see other ways to submit your testimony.