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Empowered Neighborhoods Program

Black, Indigenous, people of color and persons with disabilities who got a violation letter in the mail from the City can get assistance from our staff.

The Empowered Neighborhoods Program will make sure your property meets the building and zoning rules. Apply for assistance with a violation letter now

How we will support you

  • Problem solve property violation problems/questions with you

  • Assist you in making a plan to fix violations

  • Work with you until violations are fixed 

  • Community support to assist you with drawing and construction

How to Apply

  • Our team consists of friendly people who will show you how to take the next step for your property needs. Let us know when you are ready to talk about your violation letter and apply online.
  • We will review your request and contact you within 2 business days. 


Empowered Neighborhoods

Development Services

phone number503-823-7300

Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Leave a message with detailed information.

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