Housing in Lloyd

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In 2023, the Lloyd EcoDistrict contracted with Revive Planning, a group of Master of Urban and Regional Planning students at Portland State University, to study potential policy interventions to spur office-to-residential conversions, specifically in Portland’s Central City neighborhood of Lloyd. Though the project initially was focused on commercial building conversions, the team made alternative final…

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Duckworth Summer Wednesdays

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Join Us for River-Fueled Fun at Duckworth Dock! Duckworth Summer Wednesdays is a vibrant weekly summer event that brings the community together for safe and enjoyable swimming, music, and river fun in Lloyd. Running from July 3rd to August 28th, 2024, this free event offers a unique opportunity to dive into the best swimming hole…

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Lloyd Community Arts & Recreation Connection

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At Lloyd EcoDistrict, we are excited to collaborate with Portland Parks & Recreation (PP&R) and other partners to enhance access to recreational and arts programs for our community members, particularly those from underserved communities. Our goal is to ensure that everyone in the Lloyd area has the opportunity to engage in a variety of enriching…

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Educational Classes & Information

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Fitting within Lloyd EcoDistricts Inclusive Prosperity initiatives, we offer free workshops on a variety of topics at multifamily residential buildings and spaces across Lloyd. We’re also designing events for small businesses to grow their business. Financial Wellness Workshops Early this year, we launched an educational series around financial wellness. At Home Forward’s The Louisa Flowers…

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Community Resource Fair

We partner with Community Services Network to hold an annual community resource fair at the Lloyd Center featuring dozens of nonprofits, government agencies, community organizations, and service providers that provide information and free services. The event is free and open to the public and attendees can fund information on topics ranging from healthcare sign-up, utilities/bill…

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Community & Container Gardens

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Our Community & Container Gardens projects are designed to create more opportunities for individuals and families to grow their own food, enhancing their connection to nature and fostering a sense of community. We’ve heard loud and clear that residents want more access to healthy food and green spaces—particularly more community gardens. By providing resources, education,…

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Residential Building Energy Efficiency

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Through DIY Summer and Winter Weatherization workshops and events, we lay the foundation for a more resilient community, better-prepared homes, and significant energy savings during the cold or hot months Our residential energy efficiency program, we teach residents how to save money and energy, stop drafts, and prevent mold. Qualified participants receive a free kit…

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Extreme Heat Response

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As the number of days with extremely high temperatures becomes more frequent and dangerous in the Portland area, it is essential that we become more prepared to safely respond. Below we’ve compiled information and resources for the Lloyd community to prepare for heat emergency scenarios.

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Lloyd Climate Resilience Assessment

The Lloyd EcoDistrict, like many other neighborhoods, will be subject to global and regional climate change impacts that will have local effects on the people, buildings, infrastructure, and natural assets of the district. In partnership with RWDI, a firm dedicated to creating cities that are more efficient, sustainable, comfortable to inhabit, and resilient to natural…

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Healthy Building Strategies

What is a Healthy Building?Healthy Buildings are buildings that prioritize the well-being of its occupants – physically and socially. The immediate goal is to ensure the quality of indoor environments will not contribute to negative health outcomes for the occupants. Healthier Buildings have been proven to have a number of positive outcomes.When compared to industry…

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