With the massive growth in Portland over the last several years, parking has become quite the issue throughout the inner city. Some neighborhoods have been zoned for permit parking, some areas only offer metered/hourly and a few still offer free neighborhood street parking. Many apartment communities offer some type of parking garage or lot that residents can lease for a premium, but many offer no parking at all. It is also important to note that just because an apartment building offers said parking, does not necessarily mean they have any available. If you own a vehicle, it is imperative that you not only confirm your prospective buildings parking options, but that they have spaces available. Below are different types of parking options and associated fees 
Garage/Off Street Parking- Can range from $100-$200 per month per vehicle. This varies greatly depending on the neighborhood in which the apartment building is located.

Neighborhood City Zoned Parking – Fee based annual parking permit obtained fromPortland Bureau of Transportation to park in specifiedzoned areas. Must provide ID and lease with proof that you live or work in the neighborhood zone for which you are trying to obtain a permit.
No parking options other than what your apartment building offers-This applies mainly to The Pearl, Downtown, South Waterfront and Central East Side Industrial District which are all metered and hourly parking. Very little long-term parking is available except for public daily lots in these areas. Refer to Garage Parking rates.
Free Neighborhood Street Parking-  once you push out far enough from the inner-city core (approximately 2-3 miles) into the more suburban areas of inner city Portland, you will find many neighborhoods that still have street parking for free. Be prepared to walk a good distance from your parking spot to your front door.  

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If you are relocating to Portland and can live without a car (which is very easy in Portland), leave it behind! With local options to get around likeZip Car, Uber, Radiocab, The Max, Portland Street Car, Biketown and great walkability/bikeability,you can get anywhere you need to go quickly and easily without owning a vehicle. .

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All though our company is owned and operated under an Oregon principal broker license, we only deal in apartment, condo and loft rentals. We do not sell real estate or provide property management services. We focus solely on the Portland Oregon rental market which means we have in depth knowledge and expertise on all things rental! 

We have spent the last few years touring apartment and condo buildings and developing relationships with on site multifamily management staff through out the city. This has allowed us to create our proprietary apartment listing database and develop a pricing model we feel can accommodate all budget levels. Check out our tour packages for more info!  


Cute and quaint? Shiny and modern? Vintage? 

Whatever your preference, we can find the apartment, loft or condo that meets your needs! Whether you are biking, walking, utilizing public transit or using your own vehicle, there is a property and a neighborhood out there that is a perfect match for your lifestyle. 

There are however, a few things we think everybody should know about the city of Portland and it's rental properties.  


         What you should know about the apartment communities, the neighborhoods and the city in general


  • Portland's inner city is divided into 5 major sections. The quadrants containing NE, SE, NW and SW and North Portland.  
  • Burnside Street divides the city North and South, The Willamette River divides the city East and West.  
  • Although Portland is a pet friendly city in general, many properties do not allow pets. Make sure you tell us about your furry friend up front so we insure you are matched with a pet friendly property.
  • Debating whether or not to bring your car? Leave it! Portland prides itself on car free livingand strongly advocates utilizing public transit, biking or walking whenever possible. Due to our extremely bike friendly city design and highly praised public transit system, you can walk, ride your bike or take multiple forms of public transportation to work, entertainment and daily errands in most of the inner city urban neighborhoods. Bringing your car anyway? See parking info below for associated fees.
  • All properties are Non-Smoking