Apartment Rehabilitation Grant Program
(Currently, we are not accepting new Apartment Rehabilitation Grant applications.)
The Apartment Rehabilitation grant program is administered by the Gresham Redevelopment Commission (GRDC) for exterior improvements related to safety, security, and livability. The grant objective is to enhance security, prevent criminal activity, and improve the appearance of rental properties in the Rockwood-West Gresham Urban Renewal Area (URA).
Rogers Westwood Apartments - Before
Rogers Westwood Apartments - After
How to Apply
Applications are accepted year-round. Funds are limited. Grants are awarded on a first-come, first-served basis.
Grant Process Steps
The grant funds 50% of eligible projects costs. Grants ranging from $5,000 to $30,000 are available.
In general, the grant will reimburse for the following expenses:
- materials used in eligible improvements
- labor costs (except those performed by Grantee)
- City of Gresham permit and design review fees
The Gresham Redevelopment Commission (GRDC) retains a qualified architect to provide up to 30 hours of free architectural design assistance for facade improvements. Architectural services not contracted through the GRDC may be reimbursed up to $1,500. This amount is paid in addition to the grant amount.
Multi-family residential rental properties of three or more units are eligible. The property owner or property manager, with the written authorization of the property owner, may apply. The property must be located within the Urban Renewal Area (URA) (see Guidelines).
Eligible improvements must be durable and of high quality, amounting to at least $10,000 in value.
For more information, contact Cecille Turley at 503-618-2545 or Cecille.Turley@greshamoregon.gov