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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.

Updated Newsletter


Free training sessions for Landlords on Portland Landlord-Tenant Law

New trainings added for August to December 2022. Register to attend a virtual training session or check out the new training videos.

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Commissioner Ryan Announces Interim Director of the Portland Housing Bureau

Commissioner Dan Ryan is thrilled to announce Molly Rogers - who currently serves as Deputy Director - has accepted an offer to serve as PHB's Interim Director as Commissioner Ryan conducts a national search for a permanent Director.

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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 August 16, 2022. A virtual public hearing will be held on August 16 at 2:00-3:00pm. Follow the link below to register.

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City Council Passes Amendments to PCC 30.01.086 & PCC 30.01.087, the FAIR Ordinances

Important notice about upcoming changes to the FAIR Ordinances

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The Rental Services Commission Wants to Hear from You

Join us for the RSC Listening Session on Wednesday, July 6, from 6:00 to 8:00 pm via Zoom.

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Portland's Housing Bond June 2022 Newsletter

The June 2022 edition of our Portland's Housing Bond Newsletter. A letter from Commissioner Ryan - Crescent Court opens its doors - The Joyce redevelopment breaks ground - Why Permanent Supportive Housing? - Charting Bond progress

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Housing Advisory Commissions Seeking New Members

Are you interested in influencing housing policies, strategies, and resources? PHB is now accepting applications for the Rental Services Commission (RSC) and the Fair Housing Advisory Committee (FHAC). Apply by July 10, 2022.

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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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Commissioner Hardesty approves new Pedestrian Design Guide, helping add more space for trees while preserving access for people with disabilities and other pedestrians

The first new rules for sidewalks in 24 years will help Portland fight climate change by forging a compromise that allows space for people and trees

Updated Press release


2021 Portland Housing Bond Progress Report

Presenting the latest progress report for the Portland Housing Bond.

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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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Portland Housing Bureau 2020-21: By the Numbers

A message from PHB's Director and a look back at the work accomplished during this last year.

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New Stronger Safe Harbor Protections From Eviction For Nonpayment While Applying for Rent Assistance

Oregon passed Senate Bill 891 which strengthened protections against evictions for nonpayment of rent for those tenants who have applied for rent assistance.

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Free training sessions for Landlords on Portland Landlord-Tenant Law

New trainings added for November 2021 to June 2022. Register to attend a virtual training session.

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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’s Housing Bond Brings 144 Affordable Units to Northwest

144 new affordable units are coming to NW Portland, named in honor of local housing advocate Susan Emmons.

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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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