Richard L. Harris Building

8 NW 8th Ave.
Portland, OR 97209

The Section 8 waitlist for Richard L. Harris is currently closed.

The Richard L. Harris Building (also known as the “8×8”) is a 12-story alcohol- and drug-free community building located above CCC’s Old Town Clinic in the downtown Portland Pearl District. There are both single-room occupancy and studio units.

Community Overview

  • Number of units: 180
  • Built: 2004
  • Public transportation:  Centrally located near multiple bus lines, MAX stations (0.4 mile)
  • Grocery stores: Safeway (0.8 mile), Fred Meyer (0.7 mile), Target Grocery (0.4 mile), Whole Foods (0.3 mile)
  • Parks: North Park Blocks (0.1 mile), Tom McCall Waterfront Park (0.5 mile), Couch Park (0.9 mile)
  • Health facilities: Old Town Clinic (on-site), Old Town Recovery Center (on-site), Legacy Good Samaritan, Providence Medical Center,
  • Other: Portland Farmers Market at Portland State University (0.9 mile)

The fair market waitlist is currently 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 Richard L. Harris Building.


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

Units at the Richard L. Harris Building 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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