Amy Dang Earns Employee of the Month Honor

On August 13, PCRI honored our most recent employee of the month: Amy Dang. Amy’s teamwork and outstanding leadership earned her the employee of the month honor, in particular for her work to establish our…

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PCRI-Led Team Chosen to Develop Grant Warehouse Site

At an August 17 event, Portland Mayor Charlie Hales and Commissioner Dan Saltzman announced the selection of a PCRI-led team to develop the former Grant Warehouse site. The site, located on NE Martin Luther King Jr….


PCRI, REACH Partner for Community Building Day

PCRI, REACH and others came together recently to complete critical home repairs for four low-income seniors in NE Portland neighborhoods. PCRI staff and other volunteers joined REACH Community Development for Community Building Day on Saturday, August 15. Ms….

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Reaching Millions Housing Conference Comes to Portland

PCRI, a HomeFree-USA affiliate, invites the housing community to join the “Reaching Millions” National Leadership and Housing Counseling Training Conference, held in Portland, Oregon, September 9-11, 2015. The 11th Annual conference is a unique training and networking event…

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FTC, HUD Caution: Beware of Section 8 Scams

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and HUD have partnered to alert households of Section 8 scams which aim to cheat people seeking housing. If you are looking for Section 8 housing assistance, here’s something you need to…


PCRI Unveils First Renewable Energy Project

On July 1, 2015, PCRI unveiled a new solar power system atop the Maggie Gibson Plaza building in Portland’s Alberta Arts neighborhood. In its first month, the new system generated 1.48 MWh, approximately enough energy…


Bill Promoting Stability, Self Sufficiency Signed by Governor

On July 28, 2015, PCRI staff and community partners joined as Oregon Governor Kate Brown signed HB 3082. The bill helps low-income families maintain housing stability and move toward self-sufficiency as they increase their incomes while…


PCRI Certified as HUD Approved Housing Counseling Agency

PCRI received certification in July 2015 as a U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) approved housing counseling agency and concurrently became an affiliate member of HomeFree-USA, a leading HUD-approved homeownership development, foreclosure intervention…

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PCRI Debuts Credit Building Rent Payment Option

PCRI residents are invited to improve their credit through paying rent online! Beginning Spring 2015, PCRI will accept rent payments through an Automated Clearing House (ACH), making it simple and easy to start building and…

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Financial Education Class Graduates 22 Participants

On May 19th, 22 PCRI residents and clients completed the PCRI Adult Financial Education Class. This is the second financial education class held in partnership with Banner Bank. The evening class held once a week…

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For over 20 years, Portland Community Reinvestment Initiatives has reinvested in Portland’s neighborhoods, preserved their diversity and provided tools to help low-income Portland families and individuals achieve stability and self-sufficiency.  From our original task of helping people who were unknowingly swindled out of their homes, PCRI has come a long way.  Still, the challenges are constant—as is our presence as an anchor of stable, diverse and livable Portland neighborhoods.


PCRI owns more than 700 units of affordable rental housing, primarily in the north and northeast communities of Portland. Below market rate rentals allow families and individuals the chance for stability in their lives, without the worry of constantly moving.

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Self Sufficiency

PCRI’s Programs and Resident Services provide culturally-competent services that encourage and promote self-sufficiency and leadership for children, parents and families.  Free of charge to PCRI residents, some programs are made available to the greater community.

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Wealth Creation

PCRI provides an innovative and effective Homeownership Program, preparing residents to transition from renting to first-time homeownership. The facets of this program progress from family stability to asset building to wealth creation through homeownership.

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