Ankeny Square

204 SW 8th Ave.
Portland, OR 97205


The waitlist for Ankeny Square is open.

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 waitlist is open.

We’re now accepting pre-applications for non-Section 8, non-subsidized units. To be considered for the waitlist, submit your completed and signed Interested Parties Pre-Application to

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

  • Email. Send your completed and signed pre-application materials to
  • In-person. Bring your completed and signed pre-application materials to the CCC Housing Office at 523 NW Everett St., Portland OR, 97209. Application intake will be held outside, following physical distancing protocols.

Note: Due to the ongoing pandemic, we strongly encourage applicants to submit pre-application forms by email. CCC will not accept faxed applications or those submitted directly at Ankeny Square.


  • Parking
  • Laundry
  • Community room
  • Smoking/non-smoking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • On-site services
  • On-site staff

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, 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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