Cully Green

Orange Splot LLC is planning a 23-home community in the Cully Neighborhood, designed in partnership David Bonn Design and Communitecture. “Cully Green” (previously called “Camp Cully”) will be located on three lots totaling ~1.5 acres (60,944 square feet), across the street from the recently completed 16-home Cully Grove community on NE Going St. near NE 47th Ave.

Unit Mix

(7) Attached Townhomes: 1,574 square feet, 3BR, 2 BA

(5) Attached Townhomes: 1,393 square feet, 3 BR, 2BA

(8) Attached Townhomes: 1,012 square feet, 2BR, 1.5 BA

(2) Attached Townhomes: 1,078 square feet, 2BR, 1.5 BA

(1) Common House with guest rooms: 1,552 square feet, 2 BR, 2 BA

(1) Existing House: 1,470 square feet, 4BR, 2BA

Features & Amenities
Designed around (and inspired by!) a centrally-located fir tree grove, the site plan is intended to facilitate community building, more efficient resource use, and interaction among residents. Cully Green will offer residents private homes with shared amenities, including:

  • Preserved grove of fir trees with campfire area and nearby sauna;
  • Centrally-located common building with small kitchen for social gatherings and food processing projects, bike repair shop and more;
  • Guesthouse for friends and family who come to visit; and
  • Community garden, picnic area, and children’s play areas.

Project Approach
Cully Green presents another opportunity to model what we’re calling “voluntary inclusionary zoning.” Now that the State of Oregon (finally!) allows inclusionary zoning, cities can require new residential developments over a certain size to include a small percentage of affordable homes. We’re asking socially-conscious investors to help provide relatively inexpensive financing for this and other new developments in exchange for our voluntary inclusion of permanently affordable homes. To that end, we are working with Proud Ground and Living Cully to include 2-3 permanently affordable homes within this community for first time homebuyers at or below 80% of Median Family Income (with a sizable contribution from Orange Splot LLC per affordable unit).

Project Status
This project has received strong support from the Cully Association of Neighbors, and other advocates in support of increasing affordable homeownership in Cully. We have obtained approval for a Comprehensive Plan Amendment and Zone Change to obtain R3 zoning for the whole site, and have submitted building permits in hopes we can begin construction in early 2018.

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