Learn About Portland
Find out about neighborhoods, job opportunities, recycling, general stats, and more on the City of Portland website.
The Portland Business Alliance, Greater Portland’s Chamber of Commerce, represents the largest, most diverse business network in the region.
www.oregonlive.com – Read local news, restaurant reviews, and more on the Oregonian newspaper website.
www.oregonmetro.gov -Website of Portland’s regional goverment Metro. Metro handles many duties including land use, and recycling. Green living tips can also be found on this site.
Research a Neighborhood or Property
City of Portland sponsored site. Find property tax info, schools,crime maps, permit information on specific properties. A must see site for any property you are considering buying within PDX city limits.
Find information on underground oil tanks, decomissioning and more. Department of Environmental Quality site.
Rates “walkability” of local neighborhoods by property address; scores based on available shopping, parks, schools & services.
Green Living Resources
Oregon Buyer's Advisory
Oregon Buyer’s Advisory – The Oregon Buyer’s Advisory is produced by the Oregon Realtors Association. It is full of useful information and links on what to expect and look for during the buying process. A must read prior to buying your home!
HUD Guide to Financial Literacy
HUD Guide – Need some information on financial basics and beyond? The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has a wealth of information and links to give you the information you need to help you create a more secure financial future.