Supporting organizations, strengthening communities

We help mission-driven property developers create and preserve housing and community facilities that thrive and endure

  • 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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Housing Development Center helps Salem Housing Authority with pathbreaking RAD preservation project.
Thursday, July 03, 2014

“We didn’t intentionally go after one of the most complicated transactions that HDC has done,” quipped HDC Executive Director Robin Boyce in an e-mail she sent out to her staff last month, “but the net result of a humongous amount of effort will be a solid project set up for long-term viability.”  

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HDC-assisted Orchards at Orenco, largest Passive House building in the country, breaks ground. Read the Oregonian article.
Friday, June 20, 2014

A groundbreaking ceremony Tuesday morning launched construction of REACH Community Development's Orchards at Orenco in Hillsboro. Set to be the largest Passive House project in the country, and one of the largest Passive House affordable housing projects in the world, this super-energy-efficient, transit-oriented development will create "affordable living" opportunities for 57 low-income families and individuals. Housing Development Center is managing construction and coordinating energy incentives. 

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Spotlight on health and housing at OON public forum this Thursday.
Monday, June 02, 2014

Oregon Opportunity Network will host a public forum on the topic "Linking Health and Housing" this Thursday at noon at First Unitarian Church in Portland. Hear about exciting new collaboratives and opportunities for linking housing with healthcare for better outcomes, reduced costs, and healthier Oregonians. Panelists will include... 

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