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Dekum Court 

Supported by Metro’s Regional Affordable Housing Bond

Plans for 187 new affordable rental homes in NE Portland are underway! With funding from Metro’s Affordable Housing Bond, Oregon Housing and Community Services, and Home Forward, 147 new affordable homes will be added to the redevelopment of the existing 40 homes at Dekum Court.  Construction is occurring in two phases to ensure existing residents of Dekum Court will not need to be relocated.  Phase 1 of construction (47 homes) began in September, 2022 and opens to relocating and new residents in September 2023.  Phase 2 construction of the remaining homes will then begin and is scheduled to be ready for new residents by Spring 2025.

  • 187 affordable homes, ranging from studio to 4 bedroom
  • 40 one-for-one replacement homes for existing Dekum Court households
  • 147 new homes funded by Metro Affordable Housing Bond
  • 67 homes with federal rental assistance


Overall Unit Mix and Affordability Levels

30% AMI Units60% AMI Units
Studio 24Studio 32
1BR    51BR     8
2BR    342BR    36
3BR   333BR    7
4BR   44BR    3
Total: 101Total: 86

Excellent location

    • Easy walking distance (0.3 miles) to Faubion Pre-k to 8th Grade School
    • One block from the new University of Oregon Campus in NE Portland
    • Two bus lines within a block: the #70 and Frequent – Service #17
  • A large community room for gatherings and resident services.
  • Multiple outdoor play spaces, including a covered sports court.
  • A land-banked acre for future development. .

Public Sector

  • Metro
  • Portland Housing Bureau
  • Oregon Housing and Community Services


Private Sector

  • Wells Fargo Community Lending and Investment
  • Chase Community Development Banking

Walsh Construction

LEVER Architects

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