Monthly Archives: February 2016

Keeping Cully Residents in their Homes: Cully Weatherization and Home Repair 2.0

Cully Weatherization and Home Repair 2.0, worked with 14  low-income homeowners over the past year to provide critical home repairs and weatherization services. The program, a collaboration between Living Cully, NAYA, and Enhabit, works to add value to Living Cully’s collective impact on the neighborhood by helping prevent involuntary displacement of low-income homeowners from Cully, … Read More >

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Construction Underway on 21 Habitat Homes in Cully

Phase one is underway at Helensview, Habitat’s 21-home community located in northeast Portland’s Cully neighborhood.  The first six homes are in the final stages of framing and roofing, with four more homes getting ready to begin construction in this first phase.  As one of Living Cully coalition’s Signature Projects, Helensview will help add affordable homeownership … Read More >

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Cully Neighborhood Wayfinding Signs

By Malin Jimenez, Verde. Living Cully  has come together with community members to design a temporary Wayfinding system for the Cully neighborhood; and we want your feedback! The Wayfinding system is a set of informational and directional signs to improve access to local parks and greenspaces. We’re also advocating for investments to overcome barriers to accessing parks … Read More >

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Construction begins on NE 72nd Ave Greenstreet

Running north from its intersection with NE Killingsworth, today’s NE 72nd Ave is one of Cully Neighborhood’s many forgotten streets – an 860lf crumbling asphalt street with no stormwater infrastructure: no curbs, no storm sewer, no sumps, and a shoulder that collects and ponds stormwater. It ends at the entrance to the Community Garden, but … Read More >

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Funding Push: Cully Park!

Verde is honored to celebrate great fundraising success for the Let Us Build Cully Park! project. We have almost reached our goal, but we still need your help! We have secured over $6 million from cash and in-kind sources, raising nearly $2 million per year together with Portland Parks & Recreation and many other partners. … Read More >

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Cully Housing Action Team (CHAT!)

The Cully Housing Action Team (CHAT!) started meeting in October of 2015 responding to feedback from neighbors about rising rents and housing prices in Cully. The group, a grassroots effort supported by Living Cully, meets monthly and has organized two neighborhood canvass’ to talk to Cully residents about their concerns around housing. With information gathered from … Read More >

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