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.

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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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View photos of Station 162, innovative housing community offering independent living for adults with severe physical disabilities and seniors.
Thursday, September 21, 2017

Station 162 sets a national model by providing affordable housing and services for two populations with overlapping needs. Housing Development Center worked with owner QUAD Inc., DAO Architecture and Walsh Construction to develop this project, which opened to residents last winter in Gresham. 

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