Portland's Housing Bond


Investing together in affordable homes


Portland’s Housing Bond is a voter-backed initiative to create more affordable housing in Portland—now and for the future. With leadership from the Portland Housing Bureau, City officials and community partners, together we’re creating safe and secure homes for Portlanders struggling to afford a place to live.

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Benefits to our community

Affordable homes to be created


Homes completed or in progress


Funds to be invested

$258.4 million

Homes for families



Investment types

To create new affordable homes, the Portland Housing Bureau and community partners are implementing two key approaches.

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Build new housing

Build new, high-quality multi-family rental housing in neighborhoods with good access to public transit and other key amenities.


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Acquire and improve existing housing

Purchase existing buildings and convert them into permanently affordable rental housing, renovating them as needed to ensure attractive, safe and high-quality homes designed to last.


Featured news

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Policy framework approved


We’re leading with community values to create housing that advances equity, ensures accountability and promotes long-term affordability for Portland families.

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Community survey says…


Location matters, and we focus on communities and families most in need. A recent survey of 1,000+ Portlanders reveals these findings and more.

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Upcoming meetings


Bond Oversight Committee:
        February 15, 2018, 1 p.m.-2:30 p.m.                   421 SW 6th Ave., Suite 500, Portland, OR 97204 

Bond Oversight Committee:
                  April 5, 2018,  9 a.m.-12 p.m.                    July 12, 2018,  9 a.m.-12 p.m.