Category: Affordable housing

We’re pleased to welcome Kris Bryant, Senior Project Manager, to the Guardian team! Kris joins Guardian Real Estate Services as a Senior Project Manager bringing more than a decade of experience in real estate development and finance. Kris’ skills and expertise include a strong command of market analysis strategies, innovative financial modeling and tactical relationship management.… read more »

We’re pleased to welcome Jennifer Gentry, Portfolio Manager, to the Guardian team! Jennifer is a property management veteran with over 13 years of experience as a community leader, ensuring strong tenant and client relationships. With an extensive background in conventional and affordable housing, Jennifer has a comprehensive knowledge of public housing, tax credit certification, and all aspects… read more »

Kim DeMarcus,Manager of Compliance and Administration Guardian Real Estate Services is excited to announce the addition of Kim DeMarcus to our team. Kim joins Guardian as the Manager of Compliance and Administration where she oversees Guardian’s Compliance Department, the Portfolio Assistants and Corporate Support Staff. Affordable housing is an important aspect of Guardian’s business and… read more »

Guardian Real Estate Services proudly celebrated the Ribbon Cutting and Grand Re-Opening of the Village East Apartments in Springfield, OR on October 2, 2015. Village East is an affordable multifamily community in Springfield, Oregon comprised of 42 one, two and three bedroom apartment homes. In 2012, Village East was in need of substantial repairs and… read more »

Guardian manages a large portfolio of apartment communities spanning the Oregon Coast from Astoria to Brookings. These apartment communities recently got a “photo facelift” and now have some beautiful new photography to share! Check out the before and after pics of our lovely communities along Oregon’s rocky coastline.

Corporate Operations Specialist Leilani Stone and Director of Marketing Meghan Hill man our booth at the Washington AHMA conference in Yakima We are so proud to congratulate three individuals who were honored with awards from the Affordable Housing Management Association (AHMA) in Oregon and Washington. These Guardian team members are a vital part of our… read more »

Bridge Meadows is an innovative community designed to bring together three generations to support families adopting children from foster care and an opportunity for elders to have a sense of community and purpose. Located in Portland’s Portsmouth neighborhood, Bridge Meadows offers apartments for residents 55 years and older, gardens and a courtyard for gathering. An Intergenerational… read more »

Housing costs in Washington County are among the highest in Oregon, and an estimated half of the 70,000 renting households in this county live in housing that is unaffordable. This fact alone makes the preservation of 69 affordable apartments at Farmington Meadows a reason to celebrate. Guardian Real Estate Services, in partnership with HUD and… read more »

We are so proud to congratulate our team at Windsor Square Retirement Community in Marysville, WA! They are the winner of a 2013 Best of Marysville Award in the Apartment & Rental Apartment Operators category. This honor could not have happened without the exceptional teamwork this staff displays and their commitment to providing an exceptional… read more »

Gloria Schultens (pictured at right) brought Sunrise Estates to life in 1977 along with her husband, Ray. Gloria Schultens, a long-time business and civic leader in The Dalles, Oregon, was honored at Sunrise Estates on October 24. The Sunrise Estates community center, a new addition from the community’s extensive renovation, was named after Mrs. Schultens… read more »

Village Green Senior Apartments sits on Kingston’s beautiful waterfront and offers affordable living for seniors 62+. Waterfront living usually comes with a hefty price tag, but thanks to a local non-profit and an affordable housing developer, the quaint seaside town of Kingston, Washington will offer 35 brand new affordable apartments for independent seniors. Village Green… read more »

Kah San Chako Haws | Portland, OR Kah San Chako Haws, an innovative affordable community in southeast Portland, was recently honored by the Modular Building Institute as Modular Building of the Week. With a compelling story of how it came to be, we’re proud to manage this community both for its forward-thinking take on affordable… read more »

Bridge Meadows | Portland, OR Leasing an apartment to someone is much more than a warm body paying rent. We as leasing professionals, community managers, and portfolio managers are effectively handing someone the keys to their home when they choose to lease an apartment at one of our communities. At Bridge Meadows (Portland, OR) the… read more »

In 1973, a group of concerned citizens in the Eugene, Oregon area came together with a common goal: Improve access to housing for low-income citizens in their area. This group of individuals secured property, HUD (Housing & Urban Development) authorizations, and a mortgage that made the construction of Rainbow Village a reality. Four decades later,… read more »

On July 11, 2013, Guardian employees, community partners, citizens of The Dalles, Oregon, and Sunrise Estates residents gathered to celebrate the inspiring transformation of this affordable community. Having recently undergone extensive renovations and improvements, Sunrise Estates is now completely upgraded and features amenities like a community room that will strengthen the bonds of those who… read more »