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Hotel Alder

415 SW Alder St.
Portland, OR 97204


The fair market waiting list for the Hotel Alder is open.  The Section 8 waiting list is closed as of 6/1/2021, 5:00pm.

The Hotel Alder is a five-story historic apartment building consisting of 99 single-room occupancy units located in the heart of downtown Portland. The Hotel Alder is an alcohol- and drug-free community. All units are income and rent restricted, with some project-based Section 8 rent subsidized units available.

Community Overview

  • Number of units: 99
  • Built: 1910
  • Public transportation: Centrally located near multiple bus lines, MAX stations (0.4 mile)
  • Grocery stores: Safeway (0.8 mile), Fred Meyer (0.9mile), Target Grocery (0.5 mile), Whole Foods (0.5 mile)
  • Parks: South Park Blocks (0.7 mile), Tom McCall Waterfront Park (0.4 mile), Washington Park (1.8 miles)
  • Health facilities: Legacy Good Samaritan (1.5 miles), Providence Medical Center, Old Town Clinic (0.4 miles), Old Town Recovery Center (0.4 miles)
  • Other: Portland State University Farmer’s Market (1.0 mile)

The fair market waiting list is open.

We’re now accepting pre-applications for Single Room Occupancy (SRO) units.

Submitting Your Fair Market Pre-Application Materials maroon arrow pointing right

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 applications submitted directly at the Hotel Alder.


  • Laundry
  • Community room
  • Non-smoking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • On-site services
  • On-site staff

Eligibility and screening

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

Units at the Hotel Alder 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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