Welcome to Our Community

NEW COLUMBIA OPEN WAITLISTS: 4, 5 & 6 Bedroom Public Housing and 4, 5, & 6 Bedroom Project Based Assistance waitlists are currently open and will remain open until further notice.  THE REMAINDER OF THE WAITLISTS ARE CLOSED AT THIS TIME.  Please check back again.


New Columbia is a beautiful 82 acre mixed-income community in North Portland’s Portsmouth Neighborhood. With pocket parks, green spaces, an opportunity center, community education centers, community building offices, senior housing and a Portland Parks and Recreation community center, it’s easy to see what makes us unique. The vision of New Columbia is to create a vibrant neighborhood with a mix of well designed housing that is affordable to people at all income levels.  We believe in working together to build a better community and a positive living environment.