Trenton Terrace
4720 N Trenton St
Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon 97203

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Funding Programs

Trenton Terrace was developed and operates with Federal housing financing. The property utilizes 2 Federal housing programs to make rent affordable to lower income tenants. These programs are Low Income Housing Tax Credit and Section 202.

Section 202

The property was developed with funding through the HUD Section 202 program which provides funding for housing for seniors who are 62 or older. The program provided both capital financing to construct the property and operating subsidies that work as rental assistance like the Section 8 program. Trenton Terrace is among only 79 Section 202 properties in Oregon and 6,166 in the country.

Low Income Housing Tax Credit

The property was developed using the Low Income Housing Tax Credit Program. This program incentivizes investors to inject capital into rental apartments for lower income Americans. The property received a tax credit allocation in 2007 for $358,094 with a 10 year value of $3,580,940. The property was placed in service in 2007. 65 of 65 units at Trenton Terrace are low income and subject to the tax credit program. The property, at the time of the tax credit allocation, was located in a Qualified Census Tract qualifying it for additional tax credit financing.


Trenton Terrace 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).

Trenton Terrace is an apartment community containing 66 rental units. This property serves seniors. The property contains 67 bedrooms and based on typical apartment occupancy limits, Trenton Terrace is home to not more than 101 persons when fully occupied.

Rent Subsidies

Trenton Terrace provides rental subsidies to renters. The type of subsidy provided to apartment renters in Portland, OR by this property is Section 202 Rental Assistance.

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 no minimum rent at this property for residents receiving a rent subsidy but in recent years, there has been discussions in Congress to implement a minimum rent in the Section 202 Program to reduce cost burden on the Federal budget.

Unit Mix

Trenton Terrace contains a mix of 66 assisted one and two bedroom apartments for rent. There are 65 One Bedroom and 1 Two Bedroom apartments in this property. The unit mix is 98% One Bedroom and 2% Two Bedroom apartment rentals. The average bedroom size for Trenton Terrace is 1.03.

Oregon's 3rd

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Section 202 Units


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Project Based Sec. 8 Contract Expiration

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Average Bedroom Size

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