Welcome to Providence House in Portland’s Mt. Tabor neighborhood. Conveniently located in the city, we are pleased to provide seniors age 62 years and older with an affordable, safe, and welcoming place to call home.
In addition to providing tenants with a safe place to home in a vibrant community, we also provide services coordination to help residents find and access local resources and services.
“A secure building and a great location in the city!” –Providence House Resident
In order to submit an application for housing at Providence House Portland, you must meet the following initial eligibility requirements. Other eligibility criteria for housing will be verified when an application reaches the top of the wait list (e.g. criminal background check, student status, etc.).
- At the time of application, the head of household, spouse or co-head of household must be 62 years of age or older
- Maximum household size for a one-bedroom apartment is 2 persons
- Applicants must disclose their social security numbers at the time of application, and will be required to provide documentation during the initial eligibility process
- Household income must be at or below HUD’s financial criteria for receiving rental assistance, which is 50% of the Area Median Income for Multnomah County, OR. HUD income limits as of June 25th, 2021 are as follows:
- 1-Person Household: $36,850
- 2-Person Household: $38,700
*HUD Income Limits are subject to change without notice
Please review the Tenant Selection Plan for further eligibility requirements that may impact eligibility for housing.
Providence House is a four-story, secure building with elevator access. Each private one-bedroom apartment is approximately 510 square feet and sure to make you feel at home.
- Air conditioning ports
- Full kitchen
- Private bathroom with a tub or walk-in/roll-in shower, complete with grab bars and an emergency pull cord
- ADA compliant apartments available
- Open living space
- On-site laundry
- Computer lab and Internet access
- Mailbox delivery
- Non-smoking community
- Welcoming community spaces including an outdoor patio, a large community room and a library
- On-site social services coordination
- On-site assistant manager
One small pet is allowed with a pet deposit.
Activities and educational opportunities are an important part of life and we’re happy to provide a range of activities for our residents. We offer regular exercise classes, crafts groups, support groups and game nights/card nights. We also enjoy gathering together to share meals during our Annual Soup Dinner, several holiday parties throughout the year, potlucks and our Directors’ Dinner.
These two documents provide important information to you about living in subsidized housing. We encourage you to review them both before completing your application.
The Tenant Selection Plan provides further detail about eligibility, application/verification procedures, screening criteria, waitlist order, unit occupancy standards, reasonable accommodations, and more.
The EIV And You Brochure describes HUD’s Enterprise Income Verification system, which we are required to use to verify sources and amounts of income.
Interested in living at Providence House? Follow these steps to check your eligibility, review some important information about applying for and living in HUD subsidized housing and complete your application.
Completed applications must be printed, signed and mailed to the management office of the House(s) you’re applying to. Applicants who appear to meet all eligibility requirements will be added to the wait list and will be contacted when their application nears the top..
Now you’re ready to complete your application materials. Please review these materials carefully, and complete all sections of the application and attached documents. Incomplete applications will be returned to you, causing a delay in adding your application to the wait list. If you have any questions while you are completing these materials, please contact the management office.
Please sign your completed application materials and mail them to the address listed on the application.
You may contact the office at any time to check on the status of your application. If your phone number or address changes, or you have a change in household composition, income, or other circumstances that may affect your application, you must contact the office to update information on your application.
It may be helpful to bookmark this page in your web browser, or make note of the office contact information and the date you applied for housing.
Providence House is located just a few minutes off of I-84, in Portland’s Mt. Tabor residential neighborhood.
With a bus stop on the corner and a light rail (Max) station just four blocks away, you’ll have no problem getting around town and running errands. Nearby grocery stores include a Fred Meyer, QFC, Win-Co and Walmart. In addition, the Belmont and Hollywood Senior Centers, a public library and several places of worship are all close to our apartment building.
We’re also close to medical services such as Providence Portland Medical Center and Providence Medical Clinic – Glisan, as well as a pharmacy.