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.


Housing Development Center is hiring for the position of Senior Construction Project Manager.
Thursday, January 04, 2018
Housing Development Center is a nonprofit group of real-estate development and asset management professionals who share a commitment to creating equitable communities, where all people can meet their basic needs and thrive. 

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Meyer grant will support new HDC program to build organizational capacity in asset management.
Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Housing Development Center is pleased to announce receipt of a major new funding commitment from Meyer Memorial Trust. The $109,400 award will support Housing Development Center’s work to develop and deliver Building Holistic Asset Management Solutions (BHAMS), a new program to build the capacity of affordable-housing owners to manage their properties’ financial and physical health. 

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Shauna Childress joins Housing Development Center as Finance Project Manager.
Thursday, October 05, 2017

Housing Development Center is pleased to announce the hire of  Shauna Childress as construction project manager. 

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