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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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Event parking district starts with higher parking meter rates on Friday, to encourage public transit, biking during large events in Lloyd District, Rose Quarter areas

The Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT), in partnership with Lloyd area businesses and residents, will begin implementing new rates for on-street parking during large-scale events to encourage public transit and biking, and reduce congestion and pollution in the area.

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Traffic Advisory: NE Seventh Avenue & Tillamook Street intersection to be closed to motor vehicles for four to six weeks during bikeway construction project

During construction, people will be able to bike, walk or use a mobility device through the area

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Traffic Advisory: PBOT begins construction on SW Capitol Highway Rose Lane project

Construction impacts will continue through September and include intermittent lane closures.

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The Blumenauer Bridge is open to the public

On July 31, PBOT officially opened the Congressman Blumenauer Bicycle & Pedestrian Bridge! Crossing I-84 and connecting the Lloyd and Central Eastside districts, the new bridge is already benefiting businesses, commuters, and residents in the area. It also acts as a link in the Green Loop.

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News release: Transportation projects in East Portland will deliver safer routes and better employment connections for thousands of Portlanders.

PBOT's $26.2 M investment in East Portland aims to improve job access and street safety

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Traffic Advisory: Repaving project will close segments NE 33rd Avenue between NE Sandy Blvd and NE Brazee Street, Aug. 8 to 31

NE 33rd Avenue will be closed for several days at a time during the work period, with work zone closures for a few blocks at a time starting at the north and moving to the south.

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Cully Neighborhood Street Improvement Project: Design Update

The Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) and the Bureau of Environmental Services (BES) will improve several local streets in the Cully neighborhood by paving gravel streets, adding sidewalks, building stormwater infrastructure, and slowing traffic with speed bumps and stop signs.

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Save the Date! PBOT opens Blumenauer Bridge July 31, with opening celebration & community event space

The Portland Bureau of Transportation’s (PBOT) Congressman Earl Blumenauer Bicycle and Pedestrian Bridge will provide a valuable car-free connection between two of the Rose City’s fastest growing neighborhoods.

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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.


News Release: Event parking district could help reduce congestion, pollution during large events in Lloyd District, Rose Quarter areas

An event district for on-street parking would help reduce congestion and pollution in the area, and help encourage public transit and biking for people attending

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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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Colwood Golf Center wins National Player Development Award

Colwood Golf Center, part of Portland Parks & Recreation, received the 2022 Player Development Award this week from the National Golf Course Owners of Association (NGCOA).

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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.


New year, new investments: PBOT to break ground on nine new projects in Portland’s Central City in 2022

Nine new projects will begin construction in 2022. The projects, which emerge from the City Council-approved Central City in Motion and Rose Lane Project plans, are designed to improve the speed and reliability of transit, provide dedicated space for people who bike, and to make streets safer regard

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Shop local and earn free parking with Parking Kitty this holiday season

Find the purrfect gift for your loved ones by supporting small businesses and shopping local this holiday season.

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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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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.