The Katherine Gray

1115 SW 11th Ave.
Portland, OR 97205

The fair market waiting list for The Katherine Gray is open.

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).

Community Overview

  • Number of units: 108
  • Built: 1923
  • Public transportation: Centrally located near multiple bus lines, MAX stations (0.3 miles)
  • Grocery stores: Safeway (0.1 mile), Target Grocery (0.3 mile), Whole Foods Market (0.5 mile)
  • 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 waiting list is open.

We’re now accepting pre-applications for non-subsidized studio 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 The Katherine Gray.


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

Units at The Katherine Gray 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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