The Project-Based Section 8 Studio/1BR and Fair Market SRO/Studio waiting lists (two separate lists) will open Thursday 10/12/23 at 8:00am PDT. Both lists will remain open until further notice.
Studio waitlist closed on 11/2/2023 at 12:48 PM PST.
The Project-Based Section 8, 1 BR waitlist closed on 10/19/23 at 12:16 PM PST.
The Katherine Gray (formerly known as the Martha Washington) is a four-story building located in the heart of downtown Portland. The Katherine Gray consists of both studio and one-bedroom units, with both project-based Section 8 subsidized units and fair market units (rent restricted but no rent subsidy).
Parks: South Park Blocks (0.2 mile), Washington Park (1.4 miles)
Health facilities: Old Town Clinic (0.7 miles), Old Town Recovery Center (0.7 mile), OHSU Hospital (2.1 mile), Legacy Good Samaritan Medical Center (1.3 mile)
Other: Portland State University Farmers Market (0.4 mile)
The Katherine Gray PBV Section 8 and Fair Market waiting lists will open Thursday, 10/12/23 at 8:00am.
The Katherine Gray PBV Section 8 waitlists are 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:
If you are interested in rent restricted units without subsidy at the Katherine Gray, submit the Fair Market pre-application following the instructions in the section below.
Applicants currently working with a program listed on the Partner Agency List may submit a Partner Agency Referral Form once completed and signed by the program. Submittal of Partner Agency form is optional, but provides an applicant preference on the waiting list.
Submitting Your Section 8 and Fair Market Pre-Application Materials:
Email. Send your completed and signed pre-application materials to firstname.lastname@example.org for Section 8 units and Fair Market units. Please note that these are separate pre-applications, submitting one does not put you on both lists.
In-person. Bring your completed and signed pre-application materials to the CCC Housing Office at 523 NW Everett St., Portland OR, 97209.
Note: CCC strongly encourages applicants to submit pre-application forms by email so there is a electronic record and we can provide a receipt. CCC will not accept faxed applications or those submitted directly at the Katherine Gray.
Pets are not allowed at Katherine Gray. 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 The Katherine Gray.
For more information on screening requirements, refer to the Katherine Gray Tenant Selection Plan and Building Criteria.