Homestead Neighborhood Association


The Homestead Neighborhood Association meets the first Tuesday of each month, 7 pm at the OHSU Child Development and Rehabilitation Center, 707 SW Gaines (SW 6th Ave Dr. and Gaines St.), Third Floor. Confirm meeting schedule on the Southwest Neighborhoods calendar or in the SW News newspaper.

Next Meeting:

Tuesday, September 6, 2016, 7:00 pm

(View Previous agendas and meeting minutes on the Archives page.)


SW Corridor Light Rail Project....

begins the environmental review process this fall.  This project is one of the components of the larger SW Corridor Plan.  To learn more attend a Public Scoping Open House to be held September 22 from 6-8 pm at Wilson High School.

To review maps that illustrate the decision

The 2013 Southwest Corridor Plan Shared investment Strategies


Duniway Park Project Update

Homestead Board Member Liz Hinds met recently with Jamie English, Portland Parks Project Manager for the Duniway Park renovation.  Liz reviewed detailed construction drawings and the specs for this project.  The drawings were very helpful in detailing just what is going on and assure us that the project is staying in line with what the Park Bureau shared with us recently.  Liz will have further details to share at the September meeting.

For more information on the Duniway Park Project visit the project website.


Residential Infill Project, an update to Portland's Single-Dwelling Zoning Rules (Multi-family housing in single-family zones)

The Bureau of Planning and Sustainability is requesting public comments on the Residential Infill Draft Proposal through August 15, 2016.  Input  is sought through open houses around the city, meetings with interest groups, meetings with neighborhood coalition land use committees and an on-line open house and questionnaire.

 The full proposal is on line at

Proposed density maps can be found at

BPS will come out with a final proposal to take to the City Council in November.  There will be opportunity for public testimony at that time.  With Council’s direction, city code will be written for Council approval in late 2017.



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To become a member:

Becoming a member is easy. There are no dues or fees for membership. We will not share your name or any other personal information with any other group. Membership allows you to express your opinion and cast your vote on issues that are important to you and our neighborhood. Eligibility confirmation will be completed 21 days after we receive your request. You can become a member in the following ways: 

  1. Attend a meeting and sign up to be a member by checking a box on the sign-in sheet -Or-
  2. Fill out the online form here  -Or-
  3. Email your request to be a member by sending an email to -Or-
  4. Mail a written request to: Homestead Neighborhood Association, c/o Southwest Neighborhoods, Inc., 7688 SW Capitol Hwy., Portland, Oregon 97219

We hope you will join us in trying to maintain our neighborhood as a great place to live. We also want to expand the breadth of our active membership participation and would welcome ideas for accomplishing this. Contact our Outreach chair, Susan Egnor at



Mailing Address:
Homestead Neighborhood Association
c/o Southwest Neighborhoods, Inc.
7688 SW Capitol Hwy.
Portland, OR 97219

Phone: (503) 823-4592

More about the Homestead Neighborhood Association on the City of Portland Office of Neighborhood Involvement website:


Homestead NA Bylaws Adopted 2-2-2016.pdf


Neighborhood land use notices: