King Dishman Court
101 Ne Knott St
Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon 97212

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Funding Programs

King Dishman Court was developed and operates with Federal housing financing. The property utilizes the Project Based Sec. 8 Federal housing program to make rent affordable to lower income tenants.

Section 8

King Dishman Court has a project-based Section 8 contract. 14 of the 14 total units at the property receive Section 8 assistance. This means that 100% of the renter households in the property pay no more than 30% of their adjusted income for rent.

The current Section 8 contract was effective on March 01, 2015 and the contract expires on February 29, 2016. The Section 8 contract rent is 69.1% of the Fair Market Rent for the area. According to the HUD Multifamily database, the fair market rents for the area are $1,021.00 for One Bedroom, $1,208.00 for Two Bedroom, and $1,757.00 for Three Bedroom.

26% of Oregon properties and 26% of all properties across the country have Section 8 rental subsidies. See the Rent Subsidies section for more.


King Dishman Court is an affordable apartment community located in Portland, Oregon which is located in Multnomah County. The property is located in Oregon's 3rd Congressional District served by Representative Earl Blumenauer (D), Senator Ron Wyden (D) and Senator Jeff Merkley (D).

King Dishman Court is an apartment community containing 14 rental units. The property contains 28 bedrooms and based on typical apartment occupancy limits, King Dishman Court is home to not more than 54 persons when fully occupied.

Rent Subsidies

King Dishman Court provides rental subsidies to renters. The type of subsidy provided to apartment renters in Portland, OR by this property is Project Based Sec. 8.

This subsidy allows the renter to pay 30% of his or her income for rent while the subsidy pays the difference. To qualify, a renter must earn 50% or less of the Area Median Income.

There is a minimum rent payment of not less than $25 and as much as $50 for all subsidy recipients at this property. That means that even if a renter has zero income, they will still be required to pay rent. In recent years, there have been various legislative proposals to increase the Section 8 minimum rent but advocates make the valid point that minimum rents affect the poorest of the poor.

Unit Mix

King Dishman Court contains a mix of 14 assisted one, two, and three bedroom apartments for rent. There are 4 One Bedroom, 6 Two Bedroom, and 4 Three Bedroom apartments in this property. The unit mix is 29% One Bedroom, 43% Two Bedroom, and 29% Three Bedroom apartment rentals. The average bedroom size for King Dishman Court is 2.

Oregon's 3rd

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Project Based Sec. 8 Contract Expiration

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Average Bedroom Size

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