2014 Summer Youth Programs

The Urban League of Portland’s 2014 Summer Youth Employment Programs   Applications for the Urban League of Portland’s 2014 Summer Youth Programs are available now online and at the Urban League offices at 10 N…


Financial Education Partnership Announced with Banner Bank

April is National Financial Literacy Month. PCRI is excited to celebrate with a new Financial Education Program in partnership with Banner Bank. Residents who complete the four-class program will earn $100 to open a new checking…


PCRI Aims to Teach Children to Save

PCRI knows how important having good money management skills is to successfully navigating life. We want our children to grow up to be responsible with money … but how soon should we start teaching money…


3rd Annual Gala Supports Residents

PCRI’s Third Annual Dancing with the Stars Portland Gala was successful and glamorous, raising over $70,000 to support the affordable housing and services PCRI residents depend on to achieve stability and self-sufficiency. Starting off the evening’s…


PCRI Announces Dancers for 2014 Gala

PCRI’s third annual Dancing with the Stars benefit gala will feature five prominent Portland community members, each competing with their professional partner from Fred Astaire Dance Studio to earn the title of Gala Champion.  The dancers for the March…

2014 PCRI Gala Dancers

PCRI Sponsors Black Pioneers Luncheon

Portland Community Reinvestment Initiatives is proud to sponsor the Celebrating Black Pioneers luncheon, to be held on December 27, 2013 at the Oregon Association of Minority Entrepreneurs (OAME). PCRI invites community members to join in…


NW Natural Funds PCRI-Verde Collaboration

PCRI believes that low-income families should not be forced to choose between keeping their homes warm and putting healthy food on their table.  To help low-income families stay warm and have money left for other essentials,…

HELP installers discuss a home's weatherization measures.

PCRI Welcomes Damien Hall to the Board

We’re proud to announce the newest member of our Board of Directors, Damien R. Hall. Mr. Hall is actively engaged in community development and is an attorney at Ball Janik LLP practicing with the Land Use and…

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Did you miss Roots Festival this year?

Not to worry, we have lots of pictures to share with you! Roots Fest happened on September 1st at Pioneer Square. It was part of our Healthy Foods Access Initiative where we got to showcase…

Portland Roots Fest 2013

PCRI Completes Rehabilitated Homes

In the fall of 2012, PCRI and Albina Construction began a project to extensively rehabilitate 10 of PCRI’s affordable rental homes, preserving these valuable assets for our community and helping ensure the stability of their…

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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.

Rental Properties

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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Available Rentals

Programs & Resident Services

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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Home Ownership

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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