Application Window - OPEN
The Housings Bureau’s N/NE Preference Policy waitlist for rental housing will be open on a rolling basis. About the new changes and how to apply.
Checklist: What do I need to complete the application?
About the Program
The N/NE Preference Policy aims to address the harmful impacts of urban renewal by giving preference to housing applicants with generational ties to North/Northeast Portland. Current and former longtime residents of that area will be considered for new affordable housing opportunities before applicants without a previous history of having lived in the area.
Search addresses and calculate your preference points:
Income limits for program eligibility:
Call or email the hotline for more information on the N/NE Preference Policy waiting list. Staff can offer technical assistance on the application and answer any question related to the program.
Due to the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency the Portland Housing Bureau is temporarily suspending person-to-person customer service. Please use phone, email, fax, or post mail for all customer service needs.
Sign up to be notified of future N/NE Preference Policy application rounds for affordable rental housing and homebuying opportunities in N/NE Portland.
Reasonable Accommodation and Translations
The Portland Housing Bureau is committed to providing meaningful access. For accommodations, modifications, translation, interpretation, or other services, please call or email us.
El Departamento de Vivienda de Portland está comprometido en el proporciona miento de un acceso significativo. Para algún tipo de comodidad, modificación, traducción, interpretación, u otros servicios: