Application Window - OPEN
The Housings Bureau’s N/NE Preference Policy waitlist for rental housing is open on a rolling basis. How to apply.
- New to Preference? Start here
- Checklist: What do I need to complete the application?
- Have questions? Get technical assistance or book an appointment
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.
Limited in-person meetings are available Tuesdays only, by appointment. More details and how to book.
Remote methods are recommended: phone, email, fax, or post mail.
Portland Housing Bureau
1900 SW 4th Avenue, Suite 7007
Portland, OR 97201
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: