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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Helping the State of Washington take critical steps toward affordable housing preservation.
Tuesday, August 12, 2014

How can public jurisdictions assure that affordable housing properties financed with public dollars will serve community needs over the long term? In crucial part, by playing an active role in planning for those properties’ future capital needs.  

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Housing Development Center is hiring a Senior Finance Project Manager!
Thursday, August 07, 2014

View the job announcement here

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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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