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Metro Regional Housing Bond

In 2018, voters approved a $652.8 million affordable housing bond measure to create permanently affordable homes across Washington, Clackamas, and Multnomah counties. Metro is working with local partners and communities to bring affordable homes to 12,000 people: seniors, families and veterans.

The Portland Housing Bureau is the partner jurisdiction for the City of Portland.

Metro Information

Local Implementation for the City of Portland

City of Portland

Total Project Funds Allocated to Portland: $211 Million

Total Production Goal: 1,475 units

  • 30% AMI units:  605 units
  • Family-sized units:  737 units

Local Implementation Strategy Development Timeline

March - July 2019: Community engagement conducted with stakeholders and partners to inform draft strategy.

August - November 2019: Draft strategy written; additional engagement conducted to receive community feedback.

December - January 2020: Final strategy will be completed and presented to Portland City Council, Metro Community Oversight Committee and Metro Council.

February 2020 and beyond: Implementation

Portland's Draft Local Implementation Strategy

Comments on the draft may be submitted by November 20th, 2019, to Jennifer Chang. Email or phone 503-823-2391.


Portland Housing Bureau is conducting outreach among stakeholder groups to inform our local implementation plan. 


For questions regarding Portland’s implementation of the Metro regional housing bond, contact Jennifer Chang at or by phone at 503-823-2391.