information
COVID-19 safety and programs

Face coverings are required in indoor public spaces and many outdoor spaces. State policy
Access City programs, people and projects helping Portland recover. Portland United

information
Winter resources

Together we can weather storms. Care for yourself and others by learning about resources and signing up for alerts

News

Housing Bureau News Menu
Displaying 1 - 20 of 41
Published
A message from PHB's Director and a look back at the work accomplished during this last year.
Published
Oregon passed Senate Bill 891 which strengthened protections against evictions for nonpayment of rent for those tenants who have applied for rent assistance.
Published
Seven new Portland projects received full concept endorsement from Metro for funding from Metro’s Regional Affordable Housing Bond, bringing the city to 1,200+ units of affordable housing in the pipeline through the Metro Bond—or 83% of the goal set forth for Portland's allocation of the funds.
Published
With the slate of new projects recommended for funding from Metro’s Affordable Housing Bond, Portland will surpass 80% of its Metro Bond housing goals. Land donation by Kaiser Permanente will further bond progress in 2022.
Published
To our Housing Partners, an important memo about PHB's upcoming address change, effective November 1, 2021.
Published
Construction on 206 new affordable homes began Monday, September 20.
Published
Our core values as a City include anti-racism and equity. Every Portlander and everyone visiting our city deserves to be welcomed and to feel that they belong. They should encounter a Portland free of bias and hate, where they do not fear for their safety and security.
Published
Deferred rent accumulated between April 2020 and June 2021 is not due until February 28, 2022. However, landlords may now enforce eviction judgments for eviction for unpaid rent from July 2021 and onward.
Published
The public is invited to provide testimony on the draft rules. Please submit your comments by September 9, 2021. Virtual public hearing, September 9 at 11am. Follow the link to register.
Published
The public is invited to provide testimony on the draft permanent rules for the DHA program. Email or mail your testimony to PHB, or join the virtual public hearing on September 7.
Published
Multnomah County Ordinance 1296 strengthened protection for tenants. Safe harbor extended to 90 days.
Published
Newly passed Oregon Senate Bill 278 provides additional protections for tenants while applying for rent assistance and increases funding for landlords owed past-due rent.
Published
Federal Eviction Moratorium for non-payment of rent extended through July 31, 2021 for qualifying tenants
Updated
Important information for tenants and landlords. What to know and where to find assistance.
Published
Are you interested in influencing housing policies, strategies, and resources? PHB is now accepting applications for the Portland Housing Advisory Commission (PHAC) and the Rental Services Commission (RSC). Learn how to apply.