PCRI and Oregon Food Bank Partner for Free Cooking Class

PCRI is excited to host cooking and nutrition classes at Park Terrace Community Center this spring. The classes, available to all PCRI residents, are in partnership with the Oregon Food Bank and their Cooking Matters™ program….

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PCRI Hosts Asset Building Info Session

PCRI believes wealth creation is a critical step along the path of stability and self-sufficiency. On Wednesday, April 15, from 6:00 – 7:00pm, PCRI will host an asset building information session. PCRI  offers several programs to aid…

Asset Building

Fourth Annual PCRI Gala Wows Guests, Raises Funds

PCRI’s Fourth Annual Dancing with the Stars Portland Gala was the most successful gala yet! Not only did the dancers deliver an amazing show, the event’s sponsors, volunteers and guests raised over $85,000 to support the affordable…

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PCRI Welcomes Kathy Swift to the Board

PCRI is proud to announce the newest member of our Board of Directors, Kathy Swift. As Senior Vice President, Commercial Banking Officer for Pacific Continental Bank, Kathy brings her deep background in financial analysis and…


PCRI Urges Families to Maximize Tax Credits

Families – Get the Tax Credit You Deserve! Did you know that many families are eligible for valuable tax credits every year? Whether or not you owe any income tax, you could get thousands of…


PCRI Unveils Newest Affordable Rental Home

On Friday, December 12, PCRI welcomed partners and community members to its newest affordable rental home. The new home in Northeast Portland’s Concordia neighborhood is part of a PCRI initiative to enable involuntarily displaced residents of…

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PCRI Welcomes Karin Edwards to the Board

PCRI is proud to announce the newest member of our Board of Directors, Karin Edwards, Ed.D. Karin, a native of the Bronx, New York, has over thirty years of experience in higher education administration and…

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Volunteers Green PCRI’s Newest Home

On Tuesday, October 28, eight women from Airbnb volunteered at PCRI’s newest rental home, prepping and planting new landscaping in the home’s front yard alongside Travis Phillips and Kirk Rea from PCRI. Under the threat…


New Rental Housing Aims to Mitigate Displacement

In many inner North and Northeast Portland neighborhoods, affordable housing has become increasingly difficult to find. Families and individuals depending on affordable rents are often faced with the difficult decision to forego basic necessities in order to retain valuable…

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Maya Arts Camp Engages Youths’ Imaginations

For two weeks in August, PCRI hosted the Maya Angelou Summer Youth Arts Camp, giving youth ages 5-18 an opportunity to use their imaginations and express their creativity while building character and confidence. The annual camp…

Maya Puppet Show

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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