January 31, 2020

A 1st-of-its-kind affordable housing community for Native Americans opens In Portland

Author: Erica Morrison Oregon Public Broadcasting

If you drive down NE 42nd Avenue in Portland’s Cully Neighborhood, you may come across a sight that has become very familiar: a shiny new apartment building in a changing neighborhood. But this building is special. It’s a 59-unit affordable housing complex developed to address the disproportionate rate of homelessness among Native Americans in Portland.
“We have a lot of tribal members that live here in Portland, that have lived here for generations, and we are able to provide housing for some o