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Affordable Housing Preservation Request for Interest (RFI) - Fall 2023

Bids and Proposals
The Preservation RFI invites property owners to submit proposals for rehabilitation of existing affordable rental projects. Submissions due: October 24, 2023 at 3:00 pm.

Preservation Request for Interest 

Release date:  Tuesday, September 26, 2023

Due date:  Tuesday, October 24, 2023 at 3:00 pm (PDT)

*All proposals must be received by the date and time proposals are due to be considered. PHB reserves the right to change any dates to serve the goals of the RFI.

If there are any issues with the links in the PDF, please use the updated download and submit links below.


Download application package (updated link)

Submit application (updated link)

Screenshot with arrow to select "Download Entire Folder" to download the application package

 How to download application zip file:

1. Follow the link.
2. Click "Download Entire Folder” to download to your computer. Avoid "Save to my files" as that will ask for a login.

To view individual forms and appendices included in the application package, scroll down to the bottom section on this page.

Optional Applicant Information Session 

PHB staff provided an overview of the RFI for prospective applicants on October 3, 2023. 

Thank you to all who attended!


The Portland Housing Bureau (PHB) seeks proposals through this Request for RFI from owners of regulated affordable multifamily properties that need rehabilitation work, including health, fire, life and safety repairs and improvements that modernize the building, increase livability for residents, and/or extend the useful life of the housing asset. Proposals are limited to projects in PHB’s existing portfolio. Successful proposers will have identified capital needs and be positioned to move quickly to implement the scope of work before December 31, 2024.

Funding for projects identified through this RFI includes up to $4.825 million in sources that may include, but are not limited to, City general funds and/or federal Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds. PHB anticipates providing awards as subordinated cash flow share loans. In addition, Portland Clean Energy Funds (PCEF) are available through this RFI as grants for energy efficient and renewable energy project components.

For full details, view the solicitation


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Preservation RFI Application Package

Download application package (updated link)

Submit application (updated link)

Includes the solicitation and all of the following materials, including forms and appendices. Follow the link to download as a zip file. Avoid "Save to my files" as that will ask for a login.


Download forms or select from the list
*No Form A for this solicitation.


Download appendices or select from the list

Civil Rights and Access Statement

The City of Portland is committed to equity and meaningful access, and prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin (including limited English proficiency), disability, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, source of income, or familial status in accordance with local, state, and federal laws. To request translation, interpretation, accommodations, modifications, or other auxiliary aids or services, or to file a complaint of discrimination, contact the Portland Housing Bureau (503-823-2375) or 311 (503-823-4000), for Relay Service & TTY: 711.  

Translation and Interpretation 

Traducción e Interpretación  |  Biên Dịch và Thông Dịch  | अनुवादन तथा व्याख्या  |  口笔译服务  |  Устный и письменный перевод |  Turjumaad iyo Fasiraad | Письмовий і усний переклад   |  Traducere și interpretariat  |  Chiaku me Awewen Kapas   
Phone:  503-823-2375  |  Email:


Danell Norby & Brian Yarne

Fall 2023 Preservation RFI Coordinators