CITY OF PORTLAND OPPORTUNITY ALERT!
The City has the following opportunities for owners and managers of rental property to have input into how the city approaches rental housing issues.
Opportunity #1- You can tell the city how removing the Business License Exemption will affect your rental housing business.
- The Mayor's Proposed Bedget for FY 12-13 Hearing will be held at City Council Chambers, City Hall at 1221 SW 4th Ave on Wednesday, May 30th at 9:30 AM.
- The ordinance to remove the Business License Exemption for 9 or less residential units will be also heard at City Council Chambers, City Hall at 1221 SW 4th Ave on Wednesday, May 30th at approx. 11:00 AM.
The public can sign up for a 2 minute testimony on each item.
If any questions let me know.
Thanks for your support and interest.
Sr. Management Analyst
Neighborhood Inspections/Compliance Services
Opportunity #2- Join the Promoting Health through Multifamily Housing Committee and make a difference.
Housing Development Center is seeking East Portland property owners and developers to participate in the Promoting Health through Multifamily Housing Committee.
Promoting Health through Multifamily Housing (RHMH) is a project led by the City of Portland's Bureau of Planning and Sustainability (BPS) and funded through a grant form the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The purpose of this project is to promote health-related improvememnts to existing multifamily rental housing in East Portland.
Why we need your help
The Promoting Health through Multifamily Housing Committee will generate ideas for short-term strategies and long-term visionary concepts to support residents' health through improvements to housing in East Portland. The PHMH Committee will make recommendations regarding modifications that property owners can make to existing multifamily housing to address a variety of health-related issues. Issues up for discussion may include mold and radon abatement, sidewalk repair, the creation of safe play areas, and resources for growing healthy food at or near home.
Your time commitment
Participation on the PHMH Committee will require minimal time commitment. The Committee will meet five times between June or July 2012 and March 2013. Each meeting will be two hours long. Meetings will take place at Housing Development Center (847 NE 19th Avenue, Portland), where there is plentiful free parking.
How to sign up
Housing Development Center is a leading provider of comprehensive development and asset managemnt services for the Northwest's affordable housing and community develoment industry. Our finance and construction experts have helped 75- plus organizations develop more than 3,000 units of affordable housing and 192,000 square feet of community-facility space; our asset managment and program/policy development programs promote a more effective, cooperative and sustainable affordable housing system.