Community Partners for Affordable Housing


Community Partners for Affordable Housing


Community Partners for Affordable Housing


COVID-19 Update

Community Partners for Affordable Housing cares about our residents, our staff and the community. We continue to take proactive and precautionary measures to guard against contraction and spread of COVID-19. Although there are times that staff will be at the office or at our properties, and following social distancing guidelines, we will generally be working from home and meeting remotely.

Building Housing &
Managing it into the Future

CPAH’s growing community includes eight apartment communities with 368 units and six houses.

Resident Services
A Platform for Success

CPAH provides a range of services to support and strengthen our residents and communities.

Community Engagement
& Partnerships

CPAH is deeply involved in community partnerships and important planning processes.

Kids Learning
CPAH Oregon

Community Partners for Affordable Housing (CPAH) is dedicated to building quality affordable housing opportunities with services and programs in Washington County and SW Portland. We have been part of the local response to this growing need for 27 years.

Who We Are
Kids Thumbs Up & CPAH Staff

New Developments

Cedar Grove

Cedar Grove, at NW Cornell and NW Murray, will provide quality affordable housing in a high opportunity, highly-walkable area, connect low-income individuals with excellent access to jobs, and serve as a gateway and gathering place for the larger Cedar Mill Community. The building will have 44 apartments, ranging from studios to 3-bedrooms, in four stories with an elevator. The project will also have a community plaza with a small park. Construction began December 2019, and the building will be lease-ready in late 2020.

Red Rock Creek Commons

Red Rock Creek Commons will be among the first new developments within the Tigard Triangle Urban Renewal Area. The site on 68th Parkway is near SW Pacific Hwy/99W, with convenient access to high-frequency transit, grocery stores, PCC and potential employers. The building will have 48 one bedroom apartments – to serve individuals and small households – in four stories with an elevator, a community room for services and activities, and access to the natural area around Red Rock Creek. RRCC will be lease-ready in late 2020.

Joyce Hotel Renovation

CPAH will completely renovate the Joyce Hotel in downtown Portland, providing 66 units of Permanent Supportive Housing (PSH) for people who have been homeless, are vulnerable, and who need both subsidized housing and services to be successful. Voluntary supportive services will be offered onsite through a collaboration of service providers: Cascadia Behavioral Healthcare, NARA, and Cascade AIDS Project. The Joyce will also include ground-floor commercial space for women-owned, minority-owned and emerging small businesses through Prosper Portland.

Resident Services

Girls at CPAH

CPAH staff focuses on connecting residents with housing stabilization services in order to keep them safe in their housing and avoid evictions whenever possible.

Community Building

Resident services staff coordinate community building activities at each of CPAH’s housing sites.  Bringing residents together, providing community space, and supporting a broader network is one way CPAH supports our residents and the community.

After School Program

Supporting families is a long tradition at CPAH.  We provide After School Programs, Summer Youth Camps, and Backpacks and School Supplies to children living at our properties.

Resident Advisory Council

CPAH started our Resident Advisory Committee (RAC) in 2017. Our RAC represents resident voices, in addition to creating leadership opportunities for residents. The goal of the RAC is to support residents in coordinating building activities and to set service priorities.

Thriving in Place

CPAH’s Thriving in Place Program aims to help residents aged 55 and older live independently as long as possible.

New Initiatives
New Initiatives

CPAH is always thinking about new and better ways to serve our residents.  Currently, we’re creating a Workforce Development Program and Permanent Supportive Housing (PSH) services for our most vulnerable residents.

Angela Guyre Family

The opportunities I've had thanks to CPAH and their service partners really just showed me that I really can do this no matter what. Over the years I've gained independence and I've been able to take care of my girls.


Maryam Baki

Because of CPAH, and their affordable housing and programs, more families have safe homes and can build successful futures.


Candace Nowierski

I'm on a limited income and I wondered where do I live, what do I do. I no longer own my own home, I'm not Section 8, and finding affordable housing for 55 and older is extremely difficult…Finding this housing has been an incredible experience.


Shannon Herrick

I feel affordable housing is important for those of us that just need to get that one most basic need met for shelter.


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