Housing and Economic Development

Chairs: Maxine Fitzpatrick & Carl Talton 
Meets: Last Thursday at 5:30 PM
6329 NE Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Portland, OR 97211

Housing & Economic Development Goals:

  • Impact City of Portland’s aspirations to alleviate Housing Discrimination
  • Increase Affordable Housing within city boundaries
  • Stabilize the equitable allocations of housing funds
  • Focus upon the African American unemployment rate through jobs/workforce training, including internships for youth, connections to trade jobs through unions
  • Expand the conversation around Minority contracting issues
  • Support African American Entrepreneurship/Small business
  • Increase access to capital, including conducting program, policy and funding analysis to ensure equitable allocation of resources among public entities