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.

Living in permanent service-enhanced housing helped homeless men and women with complex health issues cut their average annual health care costs by $8,724, says a recent Portland study.


Andrea K. Sanchez joins Housing Development Center as Director of Project Finance.
Thursday, March 02, 2017

Housing Development Center is pleased to announce the hire of Andrea K. Sanchez as director of project finance. Andrea will lead HDC’s work assembling and structuring financing for the development of affordable housing and community facilities serving low-income people. A member of HDC’s management team, Andrea will supervise a staff of five and provide direct services to HDC development clients, working closely with HDC’s construction management and asset management teams to provide property solutions that meet the long-term needs of HDC clients, their partners and the people they serve. 

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Isabella Court reaches completion, provides affordable homes for 47 low-income senior households!
Tuesday, February 07, 2017

Isabella Court, a new affordable housing community serving low-income seniors in Vancouver, will celebrate its grand opening this month. Housing Development Center managed construction and provided predevelopment financing for the REACH Community Development project, which completed construction in December. 

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HDC is hiring for the position of construction-finance project assistant.
Tuesday, December 27, 2016
Housing Development Center seeks qualified applicants for the position of construction/finance project assistant.  

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