Medford Hotel

506 NW 5th Ave.
Portland, OR 97209

All programs at the Medford Hotel are by referral only.

The Medford Hotel is a three-story historic alcohol- and drug-free community located in the Old Town neighborhood of downtown Portland. The building consists of 61 single-room occupancy units. Tenants are referred to Central City Concern through the Multnomah County Department of Community Justice.

Community Overview

  • Number of units: 47
  • Year built: 2016                  
  • Public Transportation: 6, 8 and 77 bus lines, Convention Center MAX Station (0.3 mile)
  • Grocery stores: Safeway (0.6 mile), Whole Foods Market (1.7 miles), Grocery Outlet (2.5 miles)
  • Schools: Buckman Elementary School (1.5 miles), Hosford Middle School (3.0 miles), Cleveland High School (3.3 miles)
  • Parks: Holladay Park (0.6 mile), Tom McCall Waterfront Park (0.7 mile)
  • Health facilities: Old Town Clinic (1.3 miles), Old Town Recovery Center (1.3 miles), Legacy Emanuel Medical Center (1.0 mile)

There is no waitlist for the Medford Hotel.

Applicants are referred by Multnomah County Department of Community Justice.


  • Laundry
  • Community room
  • Smoking/non-smoking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • On-site services
  • On-site staff
  • Pets are not allowed at the Medford Hotel.  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 Medford Hotel.
  • The building is an alcohol- and drug-free community. 
  • For more information on screening requirements, refer to the Medford Hotel Building Criteria.

Units at the Medford Hotel 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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