Housing Authority of Portland Invites Community to Planning Sessions for Hillsdale Terrace Redevelopment

PORTLAND, OR - September 14, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Housing Authority of Portland is holding four community meetings in preparation for submitting an application for federal HOPE VI funds to redevelop its Hillsdale Terrace public housing community in southwest Portland.

HAP Purchases Jeanne Anne Apartments in the Rockwood Area

PORTLAND, OR - August 19, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Families living in the Jeanne Anne apartments, located at 178th and Burnside in the Rockwood area of Gresham, will soon have the Housing Authority of Portland as a landlord.

Lee Moore Elected Housing Authority of Portland Board Chair

PORTLAND, Ore. - January 25, 2010 - (RealEstateRama) -- Lee Moore has been elected chair of the Housing Authority of Portland’s (HAP’s) Board of Commissioners for 2010, and Brian Lessler and Amie Pico have been appointed to the nine-member citizen commission.

Housing Authority of Portland Receives $3.3 Million in Recovery Act Funds to Help Finance...

PORTLAND, OR - September 30, 2009 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Housing Authority of Portland (HAP) has been awarded $3,278,370 in competitive American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).


Oregon Man Pleads Guilty to Threatening Vietnamese Neighbors and Interfering with...

John Blayne Vangastel, 37, of Klamath Falls, Oregon, pleaded guilty today in the District of Oregon to one count of using threats of force to injure, intimidate and interfere with his neighbors in the enjoyment of their housing rights because they are a family of Vietnamese descent.



New Coalition Formed to Advance Zero Energy Buildings in Oregon

A group of Oregon-based organizations is announcing the formation of a coalition to advance the rapid adoption of zero energy building standards in the state of Oregon. A zero energy home or commercial building generates as much energy as it consumes over the course of a year through renewable resources. The founding members of the Oregon Zero Energy Buildings Coalition are Earth Advantage, Climate Solutions, New Buildings Institute, NW Energy Coalition, International Living Future Institute, and the Zero Energy Project.