Resources for Housing Providers

Are you an affordable housing provider in Oregon or Washington? Use these tools and information resources to assist your work.


 

Tools to Strengthen Affordable Housing Properties and Portfolios

A Guide to Preserving and Restructuring Affordable Housing
Produced by HDC for the City of Seattle in 2011, this 100-page guide (PDF) outlines a systematic approach to preserving and restructuring affordable housing properties.


Data and Analysis: Condition and Performance of Oregon and Washington Affordable Housing

Meyer Sustaining Portfolios Strategy: Data Spreadsheet
This Excel spreadsheet contains physical and financial property data, collected by HDC in 2015, 2016, and 2017, for 241 multifamily properties owned by 19 Oregon affordable housing sponsors.

Meyer Sustaining Portfolios Strategy: Data Analysis Presentation
This 30-page presentation (PDF) provides an overview of HDC's analysis, completed in 2017, of property characteristics and financial data for the 241 multifamily properties referenced above.

Meyer Sustaining Portfolios Strategy - Key Findings Two-Pager
This two-page document (PDF) summarizes key findings from the HDC portfolio analysis referenced above.

Meyer Sustaining Portfolios Strategy - Documentation
This four-page document (PDF) provides notes and context for the presentation and Excel spreadsheet referenced above.

Washington State Affordable Housing Portfolio Study

Prepared by HDC for the Washington State Department of Commerce and the Washington State Housing Finance Commission in 2015, this 36-page study (PDF) analyzes the physical condition of Washington affordable housing properties funded by Washington’s Housing Trust Fund and low-income-housing tax credits.

Washington State Affordable Housing Portfolio Study Presentation

This 15-page presentation (PDF) outlines findings from the study referenced above.

Risk Mitigation Pool Documents

Administered by HDC, the Risk Mitigation Pool is a fund established by the City of Portland to reimburse project owners for property repair costs and operational losses associated with operating permanent supportive housing (PSH) units for formerly chronically homeless individuals.

Risk Mitigation Pool Policies
This 11-page document (PDF) outlines the Risk Mitigation Pool’s purpose, scope, roles, and claims process.

Claim Instructions for Participating Owners
This three-page document (PDF) provides instructions on how to file a Risk Mitigation Pool claim.

Claims Form
Participating owners can use this four-page form (MS Word document) to submit a Risk Mitigation Pool claim.

Attachment A, Physical Damage Itemization
Risk Mitigation Pool claimants must submit this form (MS Excel spreadsheet) to receive reimbursement for physical damage costs.

Attachment B, Operational Damage Itemization
Risk Mitigation Pool claimants must submit this form (MS Excel spreadsheet) to receive reimbursement for operating losses.

Attachment C, Bed Bug Claims Form
Risk Mitigation Pool claimants must submit this form (MS Word document) to receive reimbursement for losses related to bed bugs.

Attachment D, Permanent Supportive Housing Unit Certification
If alternate documentation is not available, Risk Mitigation Pool claimants may use this form (MS Word document) to certify that a damaged unit is used as permanent supportive housing.