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Preference Policy

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the N/NE Preference Policy? Find answers to this and other common questions. Click the FAQ to get started!

Verification Documents

If you are selected for the waiting list, you will be asked to verify the information on your application. Click here to see a list of eligible verification documents.

How to Use the Preference Policy Map

How to search addresses and calculate preference points (max of 6 points).

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Request Interpretation or Translation Services

The Portland Housing Bureau is committed to providing meaningful access. For accommodations, modifications, translation, interpretation, or other services, call 503-823-4147 or email PHBWaitlist@portlandoregon.gov.

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, llame al 503-823-4147 o por correo electrónico a PHBWaitlist@portlandoregon.gov.