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N/NE Preference Policy In-Person Information Session (August 19)

Community Event
Come learn about the North/Northeast Preference Policy Program and Sign Up for the Waiting List!
Photo of a mural at NE 15th & Killingsworth in Portland, featuring a portrait of Youth Poet Laureate Amanda Gorman, surrounded by colorful shapes, with a quote from her work: "For while we have our eyes on the future, history has its eyes on us."
1:00 pm 3:00 pm

Come to an in-person information session about the North/Northeast Preference Policy Waiting List for affordable rental housing. Bring your family and friends to learn about the program, the existing and upcoming rental housing opportunities, and how to apply for the waiting list.

We will talk about…

  • What the North/Northeast Housing Strategy Preference Policy Program is and how it came to be.
  • What you need to apply for the waiting list and how to prepare for the next steps.
  • Existing and upcoming waiting list rental housing opportunities.

Everyone is invited, including families with kids, longtime residents, and new residents.

Please RSVP here

*Note, we are using Zoom for registration, but this event is in-person only.


Saturday, August 19 from 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm


Oregon Contemporary
8371 N Interstate Ave, Portland, OR 97217

Accessible by TriMet bus lines #4 and #75, and MAX Yellow Line - Expo Center. ADA accessible at the main entrance.

Free meal and childcare provided.


If you need interpretation please call 503-823-4147 with your request at least one week before the workshop.



N/NE Preference Policy Waitlist - Helpline

phone number503-823-4147Call or email the helpline for assistance. Staff are available to support and answer questions.
fax number503-865-3278