Forming Formed: 2011 Established: 2011
This page last updated:5/10/2012
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This new, affordable community is located in North Portland and has been designed from the ground up as a cohousing development. The homes will be made permanently affordable to households with incomes at or below 80% of median family income through a partnership with Proud Ground, a local community land trust.
Woolsey Corner is a community of 8 family-sized homes (flats & townhomes) located in vibrant New Columbia across the street from Rosa Parks Elementary School and the recently-expanded University Park Community Center. It's also right next door to the Seeds of Harmony community garden and on the #4 bus line.
Woolsey Corner features a shared interior common unit that includes space for community gatherings, guest room, bathroom, and bike parking. A central exterior courtyard serves as a play area and social gathering space, anchored by an existing silver maple tree and surrounded by newly planted fruit trees and blueberries.
The homes are certified Earth Advantage Platinum and include: solar hot water, wood floors, insulation well beyond code, triple-pane windows, ductless mini-split heating and air conditioning, and Energy Star appliances. In addition, the homes incorporate numerous recycled and natural features including live edge natural wood trim locally harvested from the urban forest.
All residents will be eligible to participate in a shared community garden immediately next door to the property.
Construction was completed in November, 2010.
Status: Construction complete. Community assembling.
| | Contact:
4736 NE Going St.
Portland, Oregon 97218 United States
Phone: (503) 422-2607
Community location is placed at the center of the zip/postal code, city/state, or city/country (not based on street addresses)
This page last updated:5/10/2012
Visitor Process: Contact Katie Ulrich, Home Ownership Program coordinator for Proud Ground at (503) 493-0293 x12
Statement of Housing Non-discrimination:
Our community does not discriminate in regards to housing based on race/color, national origin, religion, sex/gender, family status (i.e. having children, not having children, or being pregnant), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, ancestry, source of income, age, creed, personal appearance, political affiliation, HIV infection, military/veteran status, unfavorable military discharge, gender identity or expression, receiving public assistance, or being the victim of domestic abuse.
Members(adults and children):
Labor and Money
Members have independent finances
Open to Members with Pre-existing Debt:
(Standard HOA fees apply)
Land and Buildings
0.17 acres (0.1 hectares)
Land Owned By:
Independent land trust (not controlled by the community)
Number of Residences:
(8 homes in 1 building)
(Ready to move in)
Square Feet in Common House:
(living room, bath, guest room, bike storage)
Communitecture, Perkins Architectural
Eli Spevak, Orange Splot LLC
Clackamas County Bank, Portland Housing Bureau
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