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

    A renovated historic farmhouse anchors a 3-acre development serving working families and people with chronic mental illness.

  • Glisan Commons

    Innovative partnership
    in Gateway

    Glisan Commons combines Ride Connection transit services with affordable workforce and senior housing.

  • Gray's Landing

    South Waterfront’s first affordable housing

    In a rising riverfront redevelopment, Gray’s Landing provides homes for low-income families and formerly homeless veterans, plus offices for REACH Community Development.

  • Lancaster Bridge

    Preserving housing opportunities in Corvallis

    Financially restructured and physically renovated, Lancaster Bridge will provide affordable homes to 50 low-income families for decades to come.

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On staff service day, HDC employees hear first-hand stories of homelessness.
Monday, February 23, 2015

Housing Development Center employees spent the morning of Wednesday, January 26 volunteering for the Homeless Street Count. The biannual effort, organized by Multnomah County and the City of Portland, captures a snapshot of individuals and families experiencing homelessness in Multnomah County on a given night. 

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Year in Review: 10 Things HDC Did in 2014
Thursday, February 19, 2015

We worked with inspiring organizations to pilot-test new funding models, advance building energy performance, and partner on a major new portfolio sustainability initiative for Oregon. Download the PDF to learn more about these and other highlights from 2014.  

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HDC is hiring an Asset Management Project Assistant! View the job announcement.
Thursday, February 12, 2015

Housing Development Center is seeking a qualified individual to assist Asset Management Services staff. Among other responsibilities, the Asset Management Project Assistant will play a central role in implementing a multiyear Meyer Memorial Trust grant aimed at improving the performance of affordable housing owners' portfolios. 

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