NAYA Generations is an intergenerational, cooperative community designed to support families of foster children by promoting permanency, community and caring relationships, while offering a safe and meaningful purpose in the daily lives of older adults.  As a community member, you can contribute to this collaborative community in a variety of ways – such as a homework helper, computer lab tutor, mentor, respite/child care, gardening or teaching a wide variety of subjects – cooking, arts & crafts, sports and more.

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Project Statistics:

  • Groundbreaking: December 2015
  • Completion Date: January 2017
  • Total Development Cost: $11.5M
  • Units: 40 affordable housing units (38 units at 60% MFI, 2 units at 30% MFI)
  • Amenities: Community Room, Resident Coordinator, Landscaped courtyard with community gardens, in-unit laundry in some residence, community shared laundry, parking lot

Project Partners:

  • Sponsor/ Co-General Partner – NAYA Family Center
  • Co-General Partner – Guardian Real Estate Services
  • Developer – Guardian Real Estate Services
  • Architect – Carleton Hart
  • General Contractor – LMC Construction
  • General Contractor – BC Group
  • Financing Partners:
    • JP Morgan Chase (Construction Lender)
    • Network for Oregon Affordable Housing (Permanent Lender)
    • Enterprise Community Partners (Equity Investor, Limited Partner)
    • Portland Housing Bureau
    • Oregon Housing and Community Services
    • Meyer Memorial Trust