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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Affordable housing community welcomes Margaret Salazar, new HUD Oregon Field Officer. View the photo gallery!
Monday, September 15, 2014

On August 28 Housing Development Center, Oregon Opportunity Network and Home Forward hosted a reception, at HDC’s offices, for new HUD Oregon Field Officer Margaret Salazar. A Hood River native and Lincoln High School graduate, Margaret joined HUD in 2006 after working in the affordable housing community in Northern California, and she most recently served HUD as Associate Deputy Assistant Secretary for Affordable Housing Preservation in Washington, D.C. Margaret and her husband, Alex Salazar, were greeted by affordable housing leaders from Portland and around the state—see if you can spot all three former HUD Oregon field officers in these pics (hint: two are HDC board members)! 

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With funds from three new lending partners, HDC Community Fund secures Wells Fargo match.
Wednesday, September 03, 2014

Last December, with HDC Community Fund’s $1 million in loan capital fully deployed and significant unmet needs in the market, the HDC Community Fund board set a goal of doubling the loan pool to $2 million.  

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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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