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Rental opportunities available through the N/NE Preference Policy program. For unit availability and questions about the building, please contact the listed staff name for more information about the project.
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Getting Started with the Preference Policy

If you are interested in applying to be on the waitlist for a Preference Policy housing opportunity, follow these links for important information on how to apply.


Area Median Income by Household Size

Use the AMI calculator to estimate your area median income. AMI limits in the table below indicate the maximum allowable income by household size, which is used to determine program eligibility. Learn more about eligibility.

AMI Calculator

Household  Size30% AMI50% AMI60% AMI
1$20,300$33,850$40,620
2$23,200$38,700$46,440
3$26,100$43,550$52,260
4$29,000$48,350$58,020
5$31,350$52,250$62,700
6$35,580$56,100$72,000
7$40,120$60,000$78,000

*Income and rent limits are published annually. 


Beatrice Morrow

Waitlist: Open
Total Units: 80
Units available through Preference Policy: 59

The Beatrice Morrow is an 80-unit multi-family rental project developed by PCRI in the Eliot neighborhood located on NE Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. This project features a mix of spacious studio, one, two, and three-bedroom units for families earning up to 30% to 60% of the Area Median Income (AMI). Project amenities include: a large community room, laundry facilities on each floor, on-site property management, air conditioning, elevator access and secured entry.

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For questions about the Beatrice Morrow apartments, please contact:

Leor Beverly
lbeverly@pcrihome.org
971-373-8774

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Charlotte B. Rutherford Place

Waitlist: Open
Total Units: 51
Units available through Preference Policy: 51

Charlotte B. Rutherford Place is a 51-unit multi-family rental project developed by Central City Concern in the Arbor Lodge neighborhood located on 6905 N Interstate Ave. This building features a mix of one and two-bedroom units for families earning up to 30% to 60% of the Area Median Income (AMI). Project amenities include a private interior courtyard and common area, solar PV-system, luxury vinyl wood-like tile, and on-site parking (limited).

photo of the building

For questions about the Charlotte B. Rutherford Place apartments, please contact:

Quentin O.
Quentin.O@ccconcern.org
971-352-8759

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Garlington Place

Waitlist: Open
Total Units: 52
Units available through Preference Policy: 31

Garlington Place is a 52-unit multi-family rental project developed by Cascasdia Behavioral Health in the Eliot neighborhood located at 3043 NE Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. Thirty-one units are subject to the city’s N/NE Preference Policy. This project features a mix of studio, one, and two-bedroom units for families earning up to 30% to 60% of the Area Median Income (AMI). Amenities include a secured entry, laundry facilities, on-site parking, a community garden, and a spacious community room. This building is adjacent to the Garlington Health Center where community members can access wellness courses.

photo of the Garlington

For questions about Garlington Place apartments, please contact:

Madeline Bromley
Maddie.Bromley@cascadiabhc.org
503-265-8733

Garlington Place is owned by Cascadia Behavioral Health and did not receive funding from PHB. However, they volunteered to lease a portion of the building to households on the Preference Policy waitlist. For more information about this project, please contact Cascadia Behavioral Health.


King + Parks

Waitlist: Open
Total Units: 70
Units available through Preference Policy: 49

King + Parks is a 70-unit apartment community developed by Portland Community Reinvestment Initiatives in the Piedmont neighborhood at 6445 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd. Forty-nine units are subject to the city’s N/NE Preference Policy. The development consists of spacious one, two, and three-bedroom townhome-style units for families earning up to 60% of the Area Median Income (AMI). Amenities include secured entry, air conditioning, on-site parking, on-site management, laundry facilities on each floor, and a large multifunctional community room with culturally competent resident services.

King Parks

For questions about King + Parks apartments, please contact:

Leor Beverly
LBeverly@pcrihome.org
971-803-7992

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Magnolia II

Waitlist: Open
Total Units: 50
Units available through Preference Policy: 49

Magnolia II is a 50-unit multi-family rental project developed by Innovative Housing in the Eliot neighborhood at 415 NE Fargo St. Forty-nine units are subject to the city’s N/NE Preference Policy. The project consists of one, two, and three-bedroom units for families earning up to 60% of the Area Median Income (AMI). Amenities include secure entry, a bike storage room, a community garden, on-site management, a community event space, common patio and BBQ area, on-site resident services coordinator, a community maker space/workshop area, and a kids’ indoor play area and outdoor playground.

photo of Magnolia II

For questions about Magnolia II apartments, please contact:

Danylle Cameron
themagnolia@ipmco.com
503-282-1005

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Renaissance Commons

Waitlist: Open
Total Units: 189
Units available through Preference Policy: 185

Renaissance Commons is a 189-unit multi-family rental project developed by REACH CDC in the Kenton neighborhood at 2133 N Argyle St. One-hundred eighty-five units are subject to the city’s N/NE Preference Policy. The project features a mix of studio, one, two, and three-bedroom units for families earning up to 50% to 60% of the Area Median Income (AMI). Amenities include a fitness room, elevator access, on-site parking, community rooms, on-site laundry facilities, secure bike storage, resident services and programs, and an outdoor play area and courtyards.

Rendering

For questions about Renaissance Commons apartments, please contact:

Michele Warden
MWarden@reachcdc.org
503-937-2048

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Songbird

Waitlist: Open
Total Units: 61
Units available through Preference Policy: 20

Songbird is a 61-unit multi-family rental project developed by BRIDGE Housing in the Eliot neighborhood at 2140 N Williams Ave. Twenty units are subject to the city’s N/NE Preference Policy. The project features a mix of one, two, and three-bedroom units for families earning 50% to 60% of the Area Median Income (AMI). Amenities include bike storage, elevator access, on-site management, outdoor gathering areas, community rooms with kitchens, and coin-operated laundry facilities overlooking the children’s play area.

Songbird

For questions about Songbird apartments, please contact:

TheSongbird@bridgehousing.com
971-346-3215

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Contact

N/NE Preference Policy Waitlist

phone number503-823-4147

Email preferred. Hotline hours: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday 9 - 11 a.m. and 1 - 4 p.m. Please leave a voicemail and staff will return your call as soon as possible. Thank you for your patience.

fax number503-865-3278