Marshall Union Manor
2020 Nw Northrup St
Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon 97209

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Funding Programs

Marshall Union Manor 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

Marshall Union Manor has a project-based Section 8 contract. 200 of the 243 total units at the property receive Section 8 assistance. This means that 82% 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 September 01, 2014 and the contract expires on July 31, 2021. The Section 8 contract rent is 62.8% of the Fair Market Rent for the area. According to the HUD Multifamily database, the fair market rents for the area are $886.00 for Zero Bedroom and $1,021.00 for One 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.


Marshall Union Manor 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).

Marshall Union Manor is an apartment community containing 200 rental units. The property contains 83 bedrooms and based on typical apartment occupancy limits, Marshall Union Manor is home to not more than 241 persons when fully occupied.

Rent Subsidies

Marshall Union Manor 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

Marshall Union Manor contains a mix of 200 assisted studio and one bedroom apartments for rent. There are 117 Studio and 83 One Bedroom apartments in this property. The unit mix is 59% Studio and 42% One Bedroom apartment rentals. The average bedroom size for Marshall Union Manor is 0.34.

Oregon's 3rd

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