Youth Employment Institute has posted a slew of housing resources on their website. Check it out here.

Permanent Housing

Community Alliance of Tenants (CAT) – Hotline for renters’ rights information. Educates and empowers renters to demand safe, stable, and affordable rental housing. Also organizes Building Repair Forums

Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon Shared housing program.

Fair HousingFor residents of Washington County

Friendly HouseCall once a week for availability of housing assistance. Serves homeless families with children

Habitat for HumanityIncome guidelines. Applicants must be willing to work 500 hours.

Hacienda CDC (Community Development – Monday-Friday, 8:30-5:00. Affordable housing with rents based on income for 50% and 60%. 1,2,3, & 4 bedroom apts. available. $35 application fee and $300 refundable security deposit. Also provides a variety of community programs and classes and an onsite county health clinic

Housing Authority of Clackamas County – Subsidized rental housing in Clackamas County

Housing  Authority of Portland (HAP) Section 8 Housing  –Administers the Rent Assistance Program (RASP). Must go in and apply. There is a waiting list for next subsidized apartment. Office opens for applications only at 7:30am

Housing Authority of Washington County (HAW)

Housing Connections Provides lists of low cost and special needs housing on website. Covers Clackamas, Multnomah, and Washington Counties. Use online calculator to determine affordable rent based on income

Human Solutions Transitional housing for families. Please call for appointment and information

Innovative Housing, Inc.

Patton HomeSRO for individuals who make less than $28,500 per year. Furnished rooms available with communal dining area. Meal service available, accepts Oregon Trail Card. $30 application fee. $395 per month, utilities included

Portland Community Reinvestment Initiatives, Inc. Affordable housing provider–call for availability and eligibility. Also offers services such as a parent network, emergency childcare funding, and a gardening program

Portland Housing CenterFor low-income people who need assistance with negotiating payments of low mortgages. Ready to Rent classes. First time homebuyers educational program

Portland Impact – May have a waiting list for rental assistance. Eligibility based on income

REACH  Community DevelopmentLow income housing available, though there is a waiting list for 6-12 months

Rose Community Rentals and homes for sale in SE Portland

St. Vincent de Paul Occasionally have funds to assist with emergency housing or rental assistance

Transition Projects, Inc Provides rental assistance for single people who are homeless

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