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Reach Community Development Inc

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4150 Sw Moody Avenue Portland OR 97239 USA


Reach develops and manages quality affordable housing and provides opportunities for individuals, families and communities to thrive through supportive programs and home repair services.


Property management and housing development program: reach has developed or preserved over 1,800 units of affordable rental housing for people with low and moderate incomes. This includes 14 apartment buildings for people with special needs, such as the formerly homeless and elderly. Reach has also built 28 units of affordable housing for home ownership. Reach provides property management and asset management for all of its properties.

community builders program: reach provides free home repairs for low income elderly and disabled homeowners and low inocme renters. Approximately 200 households are served annually, utilizing several hundred volunteers, donated materials and contracted labor.

resident services program: reach's resident services program helps people maintain housing stability, raise their standard of living and achieve greater financial independence by: increasing residents' econominc stability through financial education and matched savings programs for both adults and youth; providing information and referrals that connect residents to essential services; and partnering with other organizations to offer employment classes and life skills workshops.

volunteer services 420 reach volunteers donated their services in 2014. Volunteers help our community in a number of ways, including: teaching classes to residents; maintaining garden beds; and, serving as project and crew leaders at the paint & repair a-thon.

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Rating: 5 stars  

17 people found this review helpful

REACH has been building communities through three key programs in Portland, Oregon for 27 years. They preserve and maintain affordable housing, provide services to support and educate their residents, and provide free home repairs to homeowners who need help due to age, disability and low income. I have volunteered with REACH for several years now and each time I learn of a new, amazing thing they have done for our community.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

providing the support people need to transform their lives - from homeless families/individuals getting off the street to an elderly person getting much needed repairs to make their home safe for them to continue enjoying their independence.

What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

Meeting the people they serve and hearing their stories. Our community is made up of such a rich and diverse blend of people who have done extraordinary things, sometimes just to survive. It is wonderful to learn about the good things going on in the world.

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