Ankeny Square

204 SW 8th Ave.
Portland, OR 97205

The Project-Based Section 8 SRO and waiting list is currently open.

The Fair Market SRO waiting list is currently closed.

Ankeny Square Apartments is a seven-story alcohol- and drug-free community located in downtown Portland. The building consists of single-room occupancy and studio units. Most units are rent subsidized through project-based Section 8, with residents paying a portion of the rent.

Community Overview

  • Number of units: 106
  • Year built: 1910
  • Public transportation: Centrally located in downtown Portland. Multiple bus/MAX routes available in walking distance.
  • Grocery stores: Safeway (0.6 miles), Target Grocery (0.3 miles), Whole Foods Market (0.3 miles)
  • Parks: South Park Blocks (0.5 miles), Tom McCall Waterfront Park (0.5 miles)
  • Health facilities: Old Town Clinic (0.1 mile), Old Town Recovery Center (0.1 mile), Providence Medical Facility (1.5 miles), OHSU Hospital (2.3 miles)
  • Other: Portland Farmers Market at Portland State University (0.5 miles)

The Ankeny Square PBV Section 8 is currently open. 

The Fair Market waiting list is currently closed. 

To apply, first review the screening and eligibility requirements below, found in Tenant Selection Plan (Section 8) and Building Criteria (Fair Market).  Then, submit a pre-application for the unit type you are interested in:

Ankeny Square Section 8 Tenant Selection Plan

Ankeny Square Fair Market Building Criteria

    • The Ankeny Square Fair Market waiting list is currently closed.  Pre-application materials can be found here when the waitlist is open.

Submitting your Section 8 SRO Pre-Application Materials maroon arrow pointing right

You have two options for submitting your Section 8 pre-application materials:

  • Email. Send your completed and signed pre-application materials to for Section 8 units.
  • In-person. Bring your completed and signed pre-application materials to the CCC Housing Office at 523 NW Everett St., Portland OR, 97209.


  • Laundry
  • Community room
  • Smoking (in rooms only)
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • On-site services
  • On-site staff

Pets are not allowed at Ankeny Square.  Applicants/Tenants may request service or assistance animals as a reasonable accommodation when necessary to support a verified disability. All requests are subject to management approval.

Eligibility and screening

  • A security deposit is not required at Ankeny Square.
  • The building is an alcohol- and drug-free community. 
  • For more information on screening requirements, please refer to the Ankeny Square Tenant Selection Plan and Building Criteria.

Units at Ankeny Square are income and rent restricted based on a percentage of Median Family Income (%MFI) for Multnomah County. Households must earn annual income below the corresponding %MFI to be eligible for the unit. Click here for information to help you determine the maximum income limit.


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