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Humboldt Gardens

Humboldt Gardens is a community in the Humboldt neighborhood featuring a combination of 130 flats, townhomes, and elevator-access apartments.  The mix includes subsidized housing apartments, and 31 of the homes have physical accommodations for accessibility.

Subsidized Units Unsubsidized Units Unit Type Size (sq. ft)Monthly Rent *
360 1 Bedroom 612 - 660N/A
15 91 Bedroom (Accessible)878 - 1143$818 - 1126
31 4 2 Bedroom, 1 Bath 878 - 1143$818 - 1126
6 5 2 Bedroom, 1 Bath (Accessible)878 - 1143$939 - 1126
610 3 Bedroom, 1.5 Bath 1185 - 1400$1046 - 1394
313 Bedroom, 1.5 Bath (Accessible)1185 - 1400$1046 - 1394
214 Bedroom, 2 Bath1019$1182 - 1687
1 04 Bedroom, 2 Bath (Accessible) 1019N/A

*Rent for all subsidized units is 28.5 – 31% of income

sidized Units
sidized Units
Unit Size Rent
36 1-Bedroom 612 - 660 sq. ft.N/A
15 91-Bedroom Accessible878 - 1143 sq. ft.$818-$1126
31 4 2-Bedroom 1 Bath 878 - 1143 sq. ft.$818-$1126
6 5 2-Bedroom 1Bath Accessible878 - 1143 sq. ft.$939-$1126
610 3-Bedroom 1 1/2 Bath 1185 - 1400 sq. ft. $1046-$1394
31 3-Bedroom 1 1/2 Bath Accessible1185 - 1400 sq. ft.$1046-$1394
214-Bedroom Two Bath1019 sq. ft.$$1182-$1687
1 4-Bedroom Two Bath Accessible 1019 sq. ft.N/A

*Rent for all subsidized units is 28.5 – 31% of income


5033 N Vancouver Ave.
Portland 97217


N Portland

Leasing Office: 

5033 N Vancouver Avenue, 
PortlandOR 97217
Managed by Home Forward


The waitlists are currently closed. Learn more about when we open waitlists.


Boise Eliot (K-8)
Grant High School (9-12)
Jefferson High School (9-12)


Bus: #44


Humboldt Gardens offers spacious apartments with beautiful wood cabinetry, extra storage, dishwashers, and self-cleaning ovens. Two laundry rooms are available for residents’ use in the mid-rise apartment building, while some other apartments come with washer and dryer hook-ups. Ground floor units have yards and porches, and many upstairs units have balconies. This lively community includes parks and play areas, a community center with a computer learning lab and internet access and a Head Start program. Several city parks and the North Portland and Cascade library branches are nearby.

Contact the leasing office directly for waiting list information.

After Hours Maintenance:

503-239-2773 Please do not call during regular business hours.

Income Guidelines: 

Applicants must have annual income that does not exceed 50-60 percent of the area median income for their family size. 

Subsidy Type: 

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Info for Current Residents: 

Learn more about the Community Builders program at your property and apply!

Contact us 

Property Manager: Michelle Gomez
Phone: 503-280-3850 | Fax: 503-280-3859

    Maintenance and Repair Request

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        • NO HEAT

          – I have no heat in main bedroom, I have checked the breaker and its still not working, all other room’s heaters are working



          – There is no electricity in my unit, the lights are on in the common areas/neighbor but I still don’t have lights or power through the unit


        • LIGHTS

          – When I turn on the light in the bathroom, it tries to turn on but it makes a click sound and then it dies

          – The light in the dining room does not work at all


        • NO HOT WATER
          – The water is very cold in all sinks

          – The water is not heating enough and there is water around the water heater



          – The toilet is overflowing; this is the only toilet in my unit



          – The toilet close to the living room has been running for a couple of days. Started slow but there is now more flow



          – There is sewage backing up in my tub/toilet/kitchen sink/bathroom



          – There is water leaking under the kitchen sink when I am using the faucet

          – There is water leaking under the bathroom sink continuously, even when I am not using the faucet



          – The smoke detector in the main bedroom has been beeping since yesterday

          – The smoke detector kept beeping since the inspector came to test



          – The refrigerator is not cooling since Monday, it suddenly stopped cooling.

          – I checked the breaker box and everything seems ok.

          – The refrigerator is leaking

          – The right small burner is not working; it shocks if I turn it on

          – The oven is not heating, burners are working though


        • LOCKS

          – When I lock/unlock my unit it seems that the key is not turning or stocks while turning

          – I lost my key, please change the lock and charge my account


      • PEST

        – I found approximately 10 roaches in the kitchen cabinets last week

        – A household member has bed bug bites and we found some in his bed and in the sofa in the living room
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