2017 Impact Report


Thanks to the support of our community we had a huge impact on Oregonians in need of housing!

NHA creates opportunity through housing. Founded in 1982, NHA has developed affordable homes in 16 counties and has a current portfolio of 1,885 units within 100 properties. Tonight, over 2,800 Oregonians will fall asleep in safe and dignified homes developed by NHA.

In 2017, NHA made great strides by launching a capital campaign to renovate the NHA campus and expand our capacity. In addition, NHA continued providing critical services to Oregonians in need of a place to call home through our homeless intervention and resident services departments as well as the development of new affordable units.

$15,000: the average household income of an NHA resident

$7.6 million: the collective annual savings of all NHA residents compared to market rate housing

1.4%: economic vacancy rate

Building Futures Capital Campaign

NHA has finalized plans to overhaul the main campus located on a 1.75 acres in central Milwaukie. This site is ideally located one block from a light-rail stop, and within walking distance of the grade school, middle school and high school. Since 1986, the property was acquired one parcel at a time and adapted organically to fit NHA’s functions. Due to increasing demand for services and organizational growth, the campus is no longer adequate to meet our needs or those of the community. The new campus will be a social service hub where NHA and community partners can meet with residents to help them attain educational goals, access job training, help their children succeed in school and obtain other essential resources. Our goal is to increase high-performing, measurable programs that help families break the cycle of poverty.

28 units of permanent affordable housing

60% increase in Annie Ross House capacity

2,800 people will be served at the new Direct Services and Operations center

Finance Plan

$1.8 million raised in the capital campaign thanks to generous donors like you!

NHA Programs

24 families stayed in the Annie Ross House emergency shelter

Resident Services staff were contacted 5,760 times to coordinate essential services for NHA residents

456 people accessed emergency services through the HomeBase program to avoid homelessness including 237 children

NHA Development

20 new units opened in 2017

801 units in pre-development

Hawthorne East property received the Affordable Housing Finance magazine’s Readers’ Choice Award in the Preservation category

NHA Finances

In addition to the capital campaign, in 2017, NHA raised $665,900. Thanks to 154 business partners and 552 loyal donors for making this possible!

4:1 dollars raised versus fundraising dollars spent

14 months unrestricted cash reserves

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