Northeast Coalition of Neighborhoods


NECN’s office will be closed on November 26 and 27 for Thanksgiving holiday. We will resume our regular operating schedule on November 30


Mixed Use Zones in Northeast Portland

By Lokyee Au, Northeast Coalition of Neighborhoods The Bureau of Planning and Sustainability just released the Mixed Use Zones Project Discussion Draft. This project is one of eight early implementation projects part of Portland’s Comprehensive Plan update. The purpose of the Mixed Use Zones Project is to meet Comprehensive Plan goals, ...

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October 2015 Northeast News

Every month NECN sends out an electronic news letter, connecting Northeast Portland residents with events, meetings, and other happenings in the neighborhood. Check out what's happening October in the inner Northeast area. Like what you see? Subscribe! You can find previous newsletters in our Newsletters page. What's happening at NECN? NECN seeking ...

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Portland Comprehensive Plan: NECN Basics

By Lokyee Au Northeast Coalition of Neighborhoods Portland Comprehensive Plan Draft is available for review! There has been a lot of hubbub in the past several years over this plan. So what is? What is its purpose? Here’s a guide to understand the basics of the Comprehensive Plan and how it impacts ...

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NECN seeks volunteers for Community Grants Evaluation Committee!

The Northeast Coalition of Neighborhoods (NECN) is currently seeking volunteers living or working in inner North and Northeast Portland to serve on our Neighborhood Community Small Grants Evaluation Committee in the Spring of 2016. We are seeking participants who represent a diverse spectrum of community perspectives and experience. The purpose of the grants program ...

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Portland Housing Advisory Commission: 50% TIF Funding for Affordable Housing

By Lokyee Au Recently the Portland Housing Advisory Commission unanimously voted to alter Portland’s Affordable Housing Set Aside Policy, recommending the Portland Housing Bureau spend at least 50% of Urban Renewal Area money for affordable housing- up from the original 30% minimum previously set. The original story can be found here.  ...

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