PDX 411

Learn About Portland

  • www.portlandonline.com – The City of Portland website. Find out about neighborhoods, job opportunities, recycling, general stats and more here. Very comprehensive.
  • www.portlandalliance.com – Portland business alliance website; doing business in Portland.
  • www.oregonlive.com– The website of the Oregonian newspaper; local news, restaurant reviews and more.
  • www.travelportland.com – The Portland Oregon Visitors Association site.
  • www.trimet.org – Portland public transit; Max and Bus schedules, trip maps & more.
  • www.flypdx.com – Portland international airport (PDX) 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

  • www.portlandmaps.com – 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.
  • www.deq.state.or.us/lq/tanks/hot – Find information on underground oil
  • oil tanks, decomissioning and more. Department of Environmental Quality site.
  • www.portlandconnected.com – Learn about neighborhoods, how the city is laid out, and much more.
  • www.walkscore.com – 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.