Rose M. Ojeda

Director, Hacienda Community Development Corporation

Rose M. Ojeda

Director, Hacienda Community Development Corporation

Biography

After a career with the US Department of HUD, Rose became actively involved in housing development and asset management for Mt. Hood Community Mental Health, where she developed permanent supportive housing (PSH) for adults with a severe and persistent mental illness and also asset managed the properties. In 2001, Mt. Hood CMHC merged into Cascadia Behavioral Healthcare where she served as its Director of Housing Development, working on multiple PSH new construction developments and the renovation of a historic SRO building in Old Town Portland. In 2005 she took a short break away from the non-profit world to start a professional real estate business assisting individuals, investors, and non-profits buy and sell real estate. Rose especially enjoyed working with first time, Latino homebuyers and served on the planning committee during the early years of Hacienda’s acquiring of the Latino Home Buying Fair, which has reached its 20th anniversary. In 2008, Rose moved on to work with CASA of Oregon and expanded an innovative affordable housing program in rural/metro communities, the Manufactured Housing and Cooperative Development Program, an affiliate program of the national ROC USA® model. She also preserved existing Farm Labor and other rural affordable housing throughout Oregon. In 2017, Rose moved on to become the Director of Real Estate Development and Management for Hacienda CDC, and is leading the redevelopment of the Las Adelitas project, a 141-unit affordable housing project and the mixed-use redevelopment of the Villa de Clara Vista, Hacienda’s oldest housing project. Rose is also leading other development services projects, including the innovative Equity First Affordable Small Homes project. Rose brings more than 25 years in the real estate industry as broker, developer, and asset manager. She holds a BA from Linfield College and maintains an active real estate license in Oregon. 

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