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The Katherine Gray

1115 SW 11th Ave.
Portland, OR 97205

The Katherine Gray PBV Section 8 and Fair Market waiting list is closed.

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 Katherine Gray PBV Section 8 and Fair Market waiting list is 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:

Submitting Your Section 8 and Fair Market Pre-Application Materials: maroon arrow pointing right

  • Email. Send your completed and signed pre-application materials to 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.


  • 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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