Empowering organizations, strengthening communities

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

  • Glisan Commons

    New service-enhanced
    housing in Newberg

    At Deskins Commons, a renovated historic farmhouse anchors a 3-acre development serving working families and people with chronic mental illness.

  • Glisan Commons

    Innovative partnership
    in Gateway

    At Glisan Commons and Gilman Court, three nonprofits join forces to provide transit access services linked to affordable workforce and senior housing.

  • Orchards at Orenco

    Raising the bar for green affordable housing

    Low-income families save on energy and transit costs at Orchards at Orenco, the largest Passive House multifamily housing structure in North America.

Annual income an elderly individual needs to meet basic living expenses in Oregon: 


Station 162, now under construction, will support self-directed living for adults with severe physical disabilities and very-low-income seniors.
Monday, February 08, 2016

With closing of $11.3 million in project financing structured by HDC, QUAD Inc. has started construction of Station 162. HDC has been working with QUAD Inc. for more than two years to develop this innovative special-needs housing community in Gresham, and is now serving as owner’s rep on the 12-month construction project.  

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What you need to know about LIHTCs in Oregon.
Wednesday, February 03, 2016

We recently wrote about HDC’s advocacy work related to the draft 2016 Qualified Allocation Plan (QAP), out for public comment through February 10. The QAP is Oregon’s annually updated guidelines governing projects that use issuing low-income housing tax credits, or LIHTCs. Here’s a short primer on why LIHTCs are so important. 

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With Oregon QAP response, HDC helps lead call for affordable housing funding strategies that are balanced, sustainable and cost-efficient.
Wednesday, February 03, 2016

The Qualified Allocation Plan (QAP), Oregon’s annually updated guidelines for projects that use low-income housing tax credits, plays a powerful role in shaping our region’s affordable housing future. So when Oregon Housing and Community Services (OHCS) released its initial draft of the 2016 QAP, HDC responded. 

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