Empowering organizations, strengthening communities

We help affordable housing and human service providers develop and sustain mission-critical properties

  • Glisan Commons

    Innovative transit-oriented development

    Sponsored by three nonprofit partners, Glisan Commons provides affordable housing and transit services in East Portland’s Gateway District.

  • Gray's Landing

    South Waterfront’s first affordable housing

    In a rising riverfront redevelopment, Gray’s Landing provides homes for low-income families and formerly homeless veterans, plus offices for REACH Community Development.

  • Lancaster Bridge

    Preserving housing opportunities in Corvallis

    Financially restructured and physically renovated, Lancaster Bridge will provide affordable homes to 50 low-income families for decades to come.

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HDC will help Enterprise Community Partners develop asset management curriculum in New York.
Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Housing Development Center is excited to be working on a new project with Enterprise Community Partners. We’re helping Enterprise’s New York City office develop content for a forthcoming asset management training program targeting New York–based affordable housing providers. Nicknamed Asset Management University and loosely modeled on HDC’s AMPP curriculum, the intensive program will train nonprofit board members, executive directors and asset managers in the fundamentals of effective asset management. We’re looking forward to this great opportunity for cross-continental collaboration! 

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With infusion of low-cost capital, HDC Community Fund will help more nonprofit borrowers and their communities.
Monday, September 22, 2014

HDC Community Fund has grown by $730,000 in 2014—nearing its goal, set last year, of doubling from $1 million to $2 million. The low-cost capital, which comes from multiple sources in the forms of low-interest loans and grants, will enable HDC Community Fund to increase its loans to nonprofit borrowers, and assure below-market interest rates. 

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With a new $250,000 funding award from the U.S. Treasury’s CDFI Fund, HDC Community Fund grows to $1.73 million.
Wednesday, September 17, 2014

The U.S. Department of Treasury’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) has awarded HDC Community Fund $250,000. The award, which raises HDC Community Fund's lending capital to $1.73 million, will enable us to serve more borrowers and provide loans at below-market rates. 

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