What's New at IHI?
IHI's Executive Director Joins the Portland Housing Advisory Commission
On November 14th the Portland City Council appointed Sarah Stevenson to Portland's Housing Advisory Commission (PHAC). She was officially sworn in on December 4, 2018, joining the Commission designated as the primary public forum for discussion of housing policy, strategy, and resources in the City of Portland.

The Portland Housing Advisory Commission's mission is to:

  • advise the Director of the Portland Housing Bureau (PHB), the Housing Commissioner (Mayor Wheeler), and the Portland City Council on housing and homelessness policy, strategy, and resource issues;
  • promote improvements within the Portland Housing Bureau and the larger housing system;
  • highlight opportunities for influence between the City housing system and other systems; and
  • provide a forum for public input on housing and homelessness issues.
To learn more about PHAC and access meeting minutes and other materials, please visit the Portland Housing Bureau's website at https://www.portlandoregon.gov/phb/74054.