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.

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.


2014 press roundup for Orchards at Orenco, pioneering Passive House project.
Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Now under construction in Hillsboro, Orchards at Orenco (Phase One) is set to be one of country’s first multifamily rental projects built to advanced Passive House energy performance standards, and one of the largest Passive House affordable housing projects in the world. Sponsored by REACH Community Development, the project will provide “affordable living” opportunities for 57 low-income families and individuals, through lower rents, lower utility costs, and reduced dependency on auto transit.  

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HDC assists 148-unit portfolio transfer from SKCDC to Catholic Community Services Foundation.
Tuesday, December 30, 2014


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HDC joins MMT and OHCS in large-scale initiatives to sustain rent-restricted housing in Oregon.
Monday, December 29, 2014

Building on Housing Development Center’s past work helping more than 45 affordable housing owners strengthen individual property portfolios and build organizational asset management capacity, HDC is joining Oregon Housing and Community Services (OHCS) and Meyer Memorial Trust on two new, large-scale efforts to sustain existing rent-restricted housing in Oregon: 

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