Community Partners For Affordable Housing
Red Rock Creek Commons is among the first new developments within the Tigard Triangle Urban Renewal Area. The site is well-situated with convenient access to high-frequency transit, grocery stores, Portland Community College Sylvania Campus, many potential employers, natural areas, and other amenities. The vision for this property is a combination of workforce housing and housing affordable to very low-income individuals. New Narrative, a local mental health services agency, is a partner in providing support services for the individuals with severe and persistent mental illness housed in eight of the units. Building features include: elevator, community room for onsite services and activities – including a full kitchen, efficiently designed units, and access to the natural area immediately around Red Rock Creek. All of the 48 units at Red Rock Creek Commons will be affordable for residents at 60% of Area Median Income or below.
New Senior Living construction in Cornelius. Cornelius Place is a joint project of the City of Cornelius, Bienestar and BRIDGE Housing.
The project consists of 45 units studio, one and two bedroom apartments located on the second and third floors of the building that houses the Cornelius Public Library on the first floor. The $1.2 million HOME investment provides eight (8) HOME assisted units with affordability for the next thirty years.
The Bridge Meadows Beaverton project represents the new construction of a specially designed mixed-income, multigenerational community. This project consists of seven buildings with forty-one (41) units of rental housing for seniors and families with foster children exiting the child welfare system. Bridge Meadows Beaverton has thirty-two (32) units of rental housing for seniors placed on the same 2.1-acre site as nine (9) units of housing for families with whom the Oregon Department of Human Services (DHS) has placed foster children for adoption or guardianship. Eight market rate units are reserved for seniors while one market rate unit is reserved for a foster family (for this project, the agency is defining “market rate” as targeted at those between 60% and 80% AMI). The model has all residents at Bridge Meadows Beaverton living interdependently with the seniors serving as supportive “honorary” grandparents to the foster children. Bridge Meadows Beaverton has a total of five (5) HOME Assisted units two (2) one-bedroom, one (1) two-bedroom, one (1) three-bedroom, and one(1) four-bedroom apartments. These units have been designated as one (1) Low HOME, and 4 High HOME. The project sponsor is Bridge Meadows, a nonprofit agency based in Portland formed to develop and manage Bridge Meadows as a community.
NW Housing Alternatives
The Pomeroy Place project is a new construction of a rental housing project in Aloha. Pomeroy Place has twenty (20) units of rental housing in two buildings located on a .88-acre site in unincorporated Washington County. The property, targeting homeless veterans and veteran families, contains one, two and three-bedroom units, a community room, and an outdoor playground area. The project has five (5) HOME-assisted units that shall be leased, rented or made available on a continuous basis to persons or households whose incomes at initial occupancy are fifty percent (50%) or less of the area median income adjusted for family size at no more than “Low” HOME rent less the utility allowance. However, all twenty units are reserved for households at or below 30% AMI due to the project sponsor securing five (5) Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing vouchers and fifteen (15) Project-Based Section 8 vouchers for the development. The HOME-assisted units include one (1) one-bedroom unit, three (3) two-bedroom units, and ONE (1) three-bedroom unit. The project sponsor, Northwest Housing Alternatives (“NHA”), is a nonprofit agency based in Milwaukie, Oregon and is one of the largest Community Housing Development Organizations (CHDOs) in the state. NHA has successfully developed and managed numerous housing projects across Oregon, including Alma Gardens, the first Low-Income Housing Tax Credit project produced by NHA in Washington County.
The Alma Gardens Apartments project will involve the new construction of a forty-five (45) unit transit-oriented rental project for seniors. Alma Gardens is a mixed-financing Section 202 and 4% Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) project sponsored by Northwest Housing Alternatives. The sponsor intends to utilize Section 202 development funds and rental assistance/ subsidies that would ensure seniors pay no more than 30% of their income toward rent.
Community Partners For Affordable Housing
The Barcelona project represents the new construction of forty-seven (47) units within a mixed-use, mixed-income, transit-oriented multifamily residential development on a site of over 102,561 square feet. The project is comprised of 47 affordable and 56 market-rate units targeted to small households in two separate components utilizing separate financing and physical structures on one site with a master plan. Beyond that, CPAH is targeting 8 units at or below 30% AMI utilizing an award of Project-Based Section 8 vouchers from the Housing Authority of Washington County.
REACH Community Development
The third phase of the Orchards development contains 52 units of rental workforce housing located on Cherry Drive in the Orenco Station neighborhood of Hillsboro. The 52 units are comprised of 33 two-bedroom apartments and 19 three-bedroom apartments. This project has four(4) HOME-assisted units that are leased, rented or made available on a continuous basis to persons or households whose incomes at initial occupancy are fifty percent (50%) or less of the area median income adjusted for family size at no more than “Low” HOME rent less the utility allowance.
Developed by REACH, CDC and located on Cherry Drive in the Orenco Station neighborhood of Hillsboro, this project has 58 units of affordable housing. The 44 one-bedroom units and 14 two-bedroom units include have seven (7) HOME-assisted units. These seven units are leased, rented or made available on a continuous basis to persons or households whose incomes at initial occupancy are fifty percent (50%) or less of the area median income adjusted for family size at no more than “Low” HOME rent less the utility allowance. In addition to the HOME units, eight (8) units will be reserved for households at or below 30% AMI, and the project sponsor has secured eight (8) Project-Based Section 8 Vouchers.
The Orchards at Orenco Phase I is a 57-unit affordable, multifamily property for eligible low-income households in the Orenco Station neighborhood of the City of Hillsboro. Phase I was the first of three phases to construct up to 160 units on a 6.2-acre site. Phase I is comprised of forty (40) one-bedroom apartments and seventeen (17) two-bedroom apartments. The property has chosen to also utilize eight (8) project-based Section 8 vouchers from the Housing Authority of Washington County.