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.


HDC welcomes Finance Project Manager Hasan Zuhairy to our Comprehensive Development Services team.
Thursday, July 14, 2016

Housing Development Center is pleased to announce that Hasan Zuhairy has joined our Comprehensive Development Services team. As finance project manager, Hasan will work with HDC clients to finance affordable housing and community facilities developments, providing feasibility assessment, budget and pro forma development, and financial structuring.  

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HDC welcomes Senior Construction Project Manager Keith Ferrante to our Comprehensive Development Services team.
Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Housing Development Center is very pleased to announce that Keith Ferrante has joined our Comprehensive Development Services team. As senior construction project manager, Keith will provide construction and project management to meet the property development goals of HDC’s clients. Keith brings 10-plus years of experience in architectural design and construction, as well as LEED construction management, to his work at HDC. 

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HDC analyzed financial data for 5,976 affordable housing units across Oregon. Our data Deep Dive is now available for download.
Thursday, June 02, 2016

Earlier we reported on HDC’s Deep Dive analysis of financial data for 142 Oregon affordable housing properties. The properties, comprising 5,967 multifamily units, belong to 10 organizations around the state that have been working with HDC to develop and implement portfolio sustainability plans through Meyer Memorial Trust’s Sustaining Portfolio Strategies initiative. HDC’s Deep Dive analysis, along with the anonymized source data, are now available for download. 

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