The Louisa Flowers

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With 240 homes, this new development is Multnomah County's largest apartment building financed with low-income housing tax-credits during the past 50 years.   The Louisa Flowers is a 12-story building in a perfect transit-oriented location on the half block fronting NE Grand Avenue, between Hassalo and Holladay.



  • 240 affordable apartments
    • 217 affordable homes for people earning 60% of the median family income and lower
    • 23 affordable homes for people earning 50% of the median family income and lower
    • 20 deeply subsidized homes for people earning 30% of the median family income and lower
  • The mix includes 88 studios, 109 one-bedroom apartments, and 43 two-bedroom apartments


  • The transit-friendly location is close to MAX light rail service and buses. 
  • In addition to the apartments, the development features a community room and an interior courtyard that will provide recreational and community garden space for residents. 
  • The ground floor will provide commercial space including on-site property management and retail.


  • Financial:   City of Portland, Home Forward equity, private activity bonds, Low Income Housing Tax Credits
  • Design and Construction:  LRS Architects, LEVER Architects, O'Neill Walsh Community Builders.