Find more information about past grant recipients below.
2016: Equitable housing grants
The Metro Council awarded $575,000 to seven projects to reduce barriers to equitable housing in communities across greater Portland. This was a special cycle made possible by higher-than-anticipated revenues from the construction excise tax.
|Portland||Equitable Housing Strategy for the Southwest Corridor||$100,000|
|Tigard||Southwest Corridor Affordable Housing Predevelopment Analysis||$50,000|
|Beaverton||Anti-Displacement Housing Strategy||$100,000|
|Washington County||Affordable Housing Site Evaluation, Barriers & Solutions||$97,500|
|Oregon City||Equitable Housing||$100,000|
|Milwaukie||Cottage Cluster Feasibility Analysis||$65,000|
|Wilsonville||Equitable Housing Strategic Plan||$62,500|
The Metro Council awarded more than $4.7 million for 19 projects in communities around the Portland region.
The Metro Council awarded $4.5 million to fund concept planning for urban reserves and areas added to the growth boundary since 2009.
The Metro Council awarded $3.6 million to 17 projects with strong potential to create near-term development while leveraging other public and private resources.
The Metro Council awarded $6.3 million to projects in areas added to the urban growth boundary between 2002 and 2005. These grants allowed cities and counties to create concept plans for these areas so they could be developed to create jobs and housing while protecting farms and forests.
Information about the 2007 and 2010 grantees can be found in this brochure.