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Upcoming Funding Opportunity and Webinar About HUD's Green and Resilient Retrofit Program (GRRP)

HUD is conducting the Green and Resilient Retrofit Program (GRRP) to improve housing quality and resilience of HUD-assisted multifamily properties by making $837.5M available in grants and up to $4B in loan authority. The Oregon Community Foundation will hold a webinar about the GRRP on Wed. 11/28.

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Findley Commons: Veteran-Specific Supportive Housing

Learn about the Veteran-Specific Permanent Supportive Housing development Findley Commons in this video featuring staff and residents.

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Notice of Interim and Draft Permanent Rules for Homebuyer Opportunity Limited Tax Exemption Program

The public is invited to provide testimony on the draft permanent rules. Please submit your comments by November 28, 2023. A hybrid public hearing will be held on November 28, 2023 from 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm. Follow the link below to register.

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Broadway Corridor Request for Qualifications to be released by end of 2023

Learn more about the upcoming RFQ for affordable housing development in the Broadway Corridor.

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October 2023 N/NE Neighborhood Housing Strategy Newsletter

October updates from the N/NE Neighborhood Housing Strategy.


Portland's Housing Bond October 2023 Newsletter

The October 2023 edition of our Portland's Housing Bond Newsletter. A letter from Commissioner Rubio - Hope Springs at Francis + Clare Place - The Aurora's New Dawn - Las Adelitas Residents Take time for Self-Care - Charting Bond progress


Evaluation completed for the Security Deposit Grant Assistance Pilot Program

Notice of Intent to Negotiate and Award a Subrecipient Contract

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Portland Housing Bureau and Multnomah County Partner to Release $28.8M in Capital Funding for 400+ Affordable Homes

Funds from the Metro Affordable Housing Bond and Multnomah County general fund will target permit-ready projects with remaining budget gaps; funds from the Portland Clean Energy Fund, the Joint Office of Homeless Services, and Section 8 vouchers also available.

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Interim Director Molly C. Rogers announces her departure from the Portland Housing Bureau

Molly C. Rogers, the Interim Director of the Portland Housing Bureau, has announced her resignation. She has accepted the position of Director of Housing Services for Washington County. Interim Director Rogers’ last day the Bureau will be September 8, 2023.

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Portland's Housing Bond July 2023 Newsletter

The July 2023 edition of our Portland's Housing Bond Newsletter. A letter from Commissioner Rubio - Funding Swap Between Two Projects - The Joyce opens - Major Milestones Abound - Charting Bond progress


Recent City of Portland Studies Show Challenges, Opportunities for Portland’s Housing Market

Community and Economic Development bureaus under Commissioner Rubio to discuss findings and production strategy during July 25 City Council work session

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Senate Bill 611 Passed by Oregon Legislature

SB 611 makes key changes to how the maximum allowable annual rent increases percentage is calculated for residential tenancies.

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HOLTE Program Announcement: Annual cap renews July 1

Submit applications starting July 5, 2023 at 8:00am.

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Two Upcoming Funding Opportunities Announced for 2023

Announcement of the upcoming 2023 Metro Bond Opportunity Solicitation and a Request for Proposals or Qualifications for the Broadway Corridor.

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Bond Funds Reallocated Between Two Projects; Metro Bond Project Withdrawal

To bring affordable homes online sooner, the 149-unit Barbur Apartments have switched from Portland Housing Bond to Metro Housing Bond funding; 149 units in hollywoodHUB have switched from Portland to Metro Bond funding. All unit counts remain the same. The Alcena will not move forward.

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The Joyce Opens in Downtown Portland to Provide Permanent Supportive Housing for People Exiting Homelessness

The project opening marks eleventh for Portland’s Housing Bond since voters approved the city’s first bond measure for affordable housing.

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N/NE Neighborhood Housing Strategy 2022 Annual Report

On May 31, the N/NE Oversight Committee presented their 2022 Annual Report to Portland City Council. Among its many highlights, the presentation illustrates that place matters, and matters greatly.