Scroll down for a list of agencies you can contact.
You might also be interested in these other programs from the City:
- How to save money on your water bill (Water Bureau)
Home Repair Grants
Portland Housing Bureau provides funding to community organizations to make home repair grants to low-income homeowners.
To apply for a home repair grant, please contact the home repair grant providers listed below.
Home Repair Grant Providers
Emergency Home Repair & Senior Weatherization
Safety repairs and in-home weatherization services to save energy and reduce utility bills.
Expanded Home Repair
Larger repairs to address plumbing or electrical needs, roof patches, gutters, and more.
DIY Weatherization Workshops
Learn basic weatherization and insulation techniques and get free supplies to save on energy costs in your home.
- Home Repair and Weatherization
Repair, maintenance, and in-home weatherization services to save energy and reduce utility bills.
- Homeownership Retention & Repair
PCRI’s homeownership retention and repair program objective is to foster homeownership stability for low-to-moderate income homeowners, aged 55 and older, living within the City of Portland.
- Community Builders Program
REACH's Community Builders Program provides small-scale home repairs for low-income senior or disabled homeowners throughout Portland.
- Safe & Healthy Repair Program
Rebuilding Together volunteers provide extensive home repairs for low-income homeowners throughout Portland.
Accessibility adaptations for people of all ages with physical disabilities. Modifications may include handrails, wheel-in showers, ramps, and more.
Critical home repairs to address safety and structural stability needs, including mobile homes.
Permits and Private Contractors
Find information about city building permits and codes; residential permits found here.
The Construction Contractors Board regulates construction contractors and promotes a competitive business environment through education, contractor licensing, dispute resolution, and law enforcement. Verify a contractor's license and find information about dispute resolution services and best practices.
Homeownership Retention Services
Portland Housing Bureau provides funding to community organizations to provide home retention case management and small financial assistance to help low-to-moderate income homeowners retain their housing. To apply for services, please contact the community organizations listed below.
AAAH provides home retention case management services to keep low-income homeowners in stable housing.
Latino Network’s Family Stability Programs help families connect to the resources and assistance they need. Bilingual/bicultural case managers provide culturally specific intensive home retention case management to help families secure stable housing. Services available in English/Spanish.
PCRI provides home retention case management services to keep low-income homeowners in stable housing.
Foreclosure Prevention Guidance
Portland Housing Bureau provides funding to community organizations to provide foreclosure prevention counseling to help homeowners retain their housing. To apply for services, please contact the community organizations listed below.
AAAH offers HUD-certified foreclosure prevention and loss mitigation counseling and hosts an annual fair that addresses the needs of both homebuyers and homeowners trying to avoid foreclosure.
Hacienda’s Default Intervention Program provides support to homeowners at risk of foreclosure. HUD-certified housing counselors work with those struggling financially to identify and explore all available options based on their specific situations. Limited-time funding available for mortgage assistance. Services available in English/Spanish.
NAYA offers HUD-approved foreclosure prevention counseling. NAYA Family Center also hosts an annual fair that addresses the needs of both homebuyers and homeowners trying to avoid foreclosure.