Category Archives: housing

Development Notices and Responses

KNA received the following mail today related the properties at:

  • 422 NE Aberta —  Modifications to Existing Structure and Landscape  pdf
  • 3606 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd — Proposed Mix-Use Commercial Residential pdf
  • NW Corner of Alberta and NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd – Proposed Grocery Store pdf



Next week: neighborhood summits on homelessness and air toxins, at NECN (next to King School)

The Northeast Coalition of Neighborhoods (NECN) will be hosting two neighborhood summits next week to clarify both the homeless and air toxins situations. We have been following both issues closely and would like to convene all interested parties to inform and plan. Both meetings will take place at NECN.
The offices of NECN:
4815 NE 7th Avenue
Portland, OR
  • Homeless Camps: Tuesday, February 23rd at 6:30 pm
    • Discussion of the Mayor’s short-term framework
    • Explanation of “Home for Everyone” and the long-term plan to end homelessness
    • Experience with public involvement in the Mayor’s plan
    • Next steps
  • Air Toxins: Thursday, February 25th at 7:30pm
    • What we currently know
    • General air quality context
    • DEQ as an agency
    • Maps reports
    • Articles and other data
    • Next steps



Questions? Give Adam Lyons a call at 503-388-5004.


Portland Housing Bureau’s North/Northeast Community Oversight Committee meets Dec. 15


Portland Housing Bureau’s North/Northeast Community Oversight Committee:
Next meeting is December 15


Tuesday, December 15 from 6pm – 8pm
(Sandwiches and beverages will be served from 5:30 – 6pm; the meeting will begin promptly at 6pm)

Maranatha Church
4222 NE 12th Ave
Portland, OR 97211

The Community Oversight Committee is a community-based group formed to oversee the Portland Housing Bureau’s work in North and Northeast Portland to increase housing opportunity and address displacement. (Click here for a list of committee members). The committee meets quarterly to hear progress updates on the N/NE initiative. These meetings are open to the public.

This month, the committee will hear and discuss updates on the following items:

  • The Preference Policy — a new policy being finalized that is designed to give preference to historically marginalized families in North and Northeast Portland for new rental housing and homeownership programs.
  • Grant Warehouse — affordable rental housing being developed on NE Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd (between Cook and Ivy streets). Click here to learn more.
  • Homeownership Programs planned for the N/NE Portland community.

The last 30 minutes of the meeting are reserved for public comment and questions on any of this month’s agenda items. If you have questions or comments about any issues that are not on this month’s agenda, we encourage you to contact us directly by phone at 503-823-1190 or by email at Comment cards will also be available at the meeting.

 The public is welcome. Join Us!
Meeting schedules and agendas are posted here.