Monthly Archives: June 2016

The Road to Homeownership, From Hacienda to Habitat

Gabriela Ortiz will be one of 21 new homeowners at Habitat for Humanity Portland/Metro East’s Helensview property on 64th and Killingsworth in the Cully neighborhood. Her story is one of dedication, hard work, and the power of organizations working together. “I have always dreamt of owning a home, and my dream has finally come true” … Read More >

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Oak Leaf Mobile Home Residents on Verge of Historic Victory to Save Their Homes

By Cameron Herrington, Living Cully In January 2016, the 30 families living at the Oak Leaf Mobile Home Park (4556 NE Killingsworth) began hearing rumors that their park would be sold and shut down, and they would be evicted. Unable to afford housing anywhere else in Portland – and facing other significant challenges such as … Read More >

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Grant Will Help Neighbors Design Columbia Slough Trail System Through Cully

March, 2016. Verde on behalf of Living Cully was awarded funds from the Metro Nature in Neighborhoods Regional Trails Grants program in the Spring of 2016 to support the final design and construction of a permanent Wayfinding System for the Cully Neighborhood as well as to start a community visioning  process for a Regional Trail System along … Read More >

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