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The Nick Fish

Under Construction
The Nick Fish is a mixed-income, mixed-use development in the Gateway area providing 52 affordable units and commercial space for office and retail uses.
Spring 2021

Human Solutions, Inc. is developing The Nick Fish, a new mixed-income, mixed-use project in Portland’s Gateway area offering 52 units for households earning up to 60% of area median income (AMI). Including market-rate and workforce housing, the project will include a total of 75 units. The development consists of a six-story residential building containing mixed-income housing units and community and retail spaces, and a two-story commercial building containing office and retail space. Human Solutions will relocate its current office to the site. The property will have a computer room, community trash area, dog wash, resident lounge with kitchen facilities, vehicle and bicycle parking spaces, and a plaza for events staging. The Nick Fish is adjacent to the newly opened, 3.2-acre Gateway Discovery Park featuring green space, an inclusive playground, and skate and picnic areas. The location also provides access to Gateway’s many amenities including a MAX station served by three light rail lines, full-service grocery stores, and other shopping and services. Note: Unit sizes below are only for the 52 affordable units at 60% AMI or below.

Building Profile

Project TypeNew Construction
Regulated Units52
Total Units52
StatusIn Construction
Bedroom SizeUnits
30% AMI6
40% AMI-
50% AMI2
60% AMI44
80% AMI-

AMI = Area Median Income

Estimated Development Cost

Portland Housing Bureau$7,350,000

Development Team

  • Human Solutions Inc., Sponsor
  • Gerding Edlen, Consultant
  • Holst Architects, Architect
  • LMC Construction, General Contractor
  • Human Solutions, Property Manager


Jill Chen

Housing Investments and Portfolio Preservation Manager

phone number503-823-2375

For email inquiries, please include the name of the project in the subject line to promote an efficient response.