Woody Guthrie Groundbreaking Ceremony

ROSE Community Development celebrated a groundbreaking ceremony for Woody Guthrie Place – a 64-unit affordable housing development in Lents – on Wednesday, September 13, 2017. Woody Guthrie Place will be one of the first mixed-income housing projects to be built in the rapidly growing urban renewal district, which includes Lents Town Center. Resident households can have qualifying incomes ranging from 30% to 100% of Area Median Income. 15 units have Project-Based Section 8 vouchers. Public funding partners include Multnomah CountyHome ForwardProsper PortlandPortland Housing Bureau, and Metro. Portland General Electric’s renewable energy fund is supporting a solar photo voltaic system and electric vehicle charging stations. The project will be LEED gold or higher.

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Thank You For 25 Years!

Thanks to all of our supporters for making our 25th Anniversary Celebration a success! You can watch the video we screened at the event featuring our resident Kathy Moody above, or view our photos here.

Congratulations to our 2017 ROSE Award winners:

Outstanding Business Partner Award: O’Neill/Walsh Community Builders

Outstanding Community Partner Award: Metro

Outstanding Leader Award: Nick Sauvie

ROSE’s 25th Anniversary Celebration!

25th Anniversary Postcard

This year we invite you to our 25th Anniversary Cocktail Reception that is taking place on Thursday, May 4, 2017 from 5:30-7 p.m. at EcoTrust (721 NW 9th Ave. Portland, OR 97209). All proceeds raised at the event will go towards fueling ROSE’s mission of building good homes, healthy families, and neighborhood opportunities. The event will include professional networking, keynote speakers, and an awards ceremony.

Nominate a business or organization for an award (accepting nominations until Friday, April 14, 2017): https://rosecdc.org/nominate/

Purchase single tickets here: http://tiny.cc/rose25

Sponsor the event: Please contact Lauren Macbeth (lauren@rosecdc.org) for more information.

For more information or to share this event with family or friends please visit us on Facebook.

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