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PHB's Metro Bond + TIF Opportunity Solicitation (M-BOS) for Affordable Housing Projects

The Portland Housing Bureau (PHB) has released a Metro Bond + TIF Opportunity Solicitation to provide up to $39.8 million in capital funding from the Metro Regional Housing Bond and Tax Increment Financing from the Interstate Corridor Urban Renewal Area (ICURA) for affordable housing development.

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September 2022 Newsletter

September updates from the N/NE Neighborhood Housing Strategy. N/NE Oversight is recruiting! Next meeting Sept 8, in-person and virtual. Meet the new Neighborhood Housing Preservation Manager. Program updates, spotlight stories, and resources.

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Traffic Advisory: A smoother street is coming to N Baltimore Avenue between N Bradford and Lombard streets starting Monday, July 18

Paving work begins Monday, July 18 on N Baltimore Avenue between N Bradford and Lombard streets, as part of the Portland Bureau of Transportation’s (PBOT) ongoing street maintenance program.

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June 2022 Newsletter

The June 2022 edition of the N/NE Neighborhood Housing Strategy Newsletter. A letter on our progress from Director Callahan. Strides in homeownership. The Oversight Committee releases their 2021 Annual Report. Spotlighting our partners at AAAH and PCRI. New Safe Rest Village on Carey Blvd.

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Three New Portland Housing Bond Projects Selected: Projected to Exceed Goals by 43 Percent

The Portland Housing Bureau has awarded funding to three new projects with the remaining funds from Portland’s Housing Bond. The new projects bring the projected total affordable homes produced through the city’s first housing bond to 1,859—housing for an estimated 3,834 people.

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January 2022 Newsletter

January updates from the N/NE Neighborhood Housing Strategy. Homeownership Preservation pilot becomes a permanent program. N/NE Oversight Committee is recruiting! Meet our three newest members. Metro Bond to fund new affordable housing in N/NE. Resources for low-income renters facing eviction.

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Metro Approves Seven New Portland Projects for Affordable Housing Bond Funding

Seven new Portland projects received full concept endorsement from Metro for funding from Metro’s Regional Affordable Housing Bond, bringing the city to 1,200+ units of affordable housing in the pipeline through the Metro Bond—or 83% of the goal set forth for Portland's allocation of the funds.

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PP&R’s Interstate Firehouse Cultural Center (IFCC) proposed as a center for Black arts and culture

Feasibility Study for community-led vision moving forward thanks to Parks Local Option Levy.

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Portland Housing Bureau Announces Nine Projects for Metro Funding

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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October 2021 Newsletter

Plans for new affordable housing on N. Interstate Avenue. Where to find rent assistance and help if you are at risk of an eviction. This and lots more in the October updates from the N/NE Neighborhood Housing Strategy.

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St. Johns main street upgrades kick off next week with $5M in improvements

The decades of potholes caused by buried streetcar tracks on N Lombard Street in St. Johns will soon come to an end, when the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) starts construction on the N Lombard Main Street Repair Project through the heart of Portland’s northern business district.

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PBOT cuts the ribbon on Rivergate Overcrossing

Rivergate Overcrossing is Portland's newest investment in its freight network. The $23 million bridge solves a long-standing traffic bottleneck, making it easier and safer for employees to get to work, truck drivers to deliver their goods and businesses to get their goods into customers' hands.

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Columbia Indoor Pool must remain closed until further notice due to life-safety hazards for building occupants

The structure is nearing the end of its useful life, and PP&R must prioritize public safety while determining the next steps for Columbia Indoor Pool.

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PBOT launches its latest planning effort, North Portland in Motion

The Portland Bureau of Transportation’s (PBOT) latest planning effort is kicking off in North Portland this week with the launch of North Portland in Motion.

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June 2021 Newsletter

June updates from the N/NE Neighborhood Housing Strategy.

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PBOT launches new ad campaign to encourage Portlanders to use climate-friendly transportation as the city emerges from the pandemic

Portlanders will be able to travel to new community plazas across the city to socialize and celebrate the city’s recovery.

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A smoother street is coming to the intersection of N Killingsworth Street and N Concord Avenue

Work begins this Monday, April 26 at the intersection of N Killingsworth Street and N Concord Avenue as part of the Portland Bureau of Transportation’s (PBOT) ongoing street maintenance program and funded by Fixing Our Streets.

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City of Portland set to close Hazelnut Grove homeless community, help residents move to safer housing

Environmental, fire and traffic risks make Hazelnut Grove a dangerous place to live. Residents have the opportunity to move to the new St. Johns Village.

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N Lombard Main Street Repair Project: Businesses Input Requested

The Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) is seeking input from businesses in the heart of St. Johns to help inform how traffic detours might look during construction.

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News Release: Street Plazas come to life on N Denver Avenue and SE Clinton Street as part of PBOT’s Healthy Businesses Permit Program

New street plazas are popping up in Portland this month as part of the Portland Bureau of Transportation’s (PBOT) Healthy Businesses permit program, which allows for temporary changes to streets to give people more space to conduct business safely during the Covid-19 public health crisis

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