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 for families              


Funds to be invested

$258.4 million

Homes completed or in progress



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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Bond Audit Report Published

The first report from the Auditor’s office finds “early implementation results mostly encouraging.”

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Bond Opportunity Solicitation Released

The $77 million solicitation is the first to make Bond funds available to private entities

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Upcoming Meetings

July 18, 2019 9am - 12pm
421 SW 6th Ave, Portland, OR 97204

October 3, 2019 9am - 12pm
421 SW 6th Ave, Portland, OR 97204