The Katherine Gray

1115 SW 11th Ave.
Portland, OR 97205

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).

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 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:

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

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

Amenities

  • 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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