Relocation Resources

Welcome to Portland State University!

We hope the resources on this page will assist you in your transition to the Portland area. The following neighborhood, real estate, transportation, and community resources are just a few of the many resources available to support you. Speak with your hiring department if you need additional help.





Real Estate & Relocation


Did you know that Portland is divided into four quadrants, each with its own characteristics?

Neighborhoods of Portland

Portland Suburbs

Portland Neighborhood Guide

Portland Livability Guide


Portland's Regional Multiple Listing Service


Pad Mapper


Portland Apartment Finder

Transportation Options

Portland International Airport


Bolt Bus

Public Transportation

In the Portland Metro area, we are proud of our public transportation options!

TriMet (Max light rail, buses, and street car)

Aerial Tram (connects the South Waterfront to OHSU)

C-Tran (commuter bus between Portland and Vancouver, WA)




These sites will help you research schools in the Portland and surrounding areas so that you can make the best choice for your family.

Oregon School Rankings

Great Schools

Public School Review