We are proud of our roots in affordable housing and the contribution this housing choice makes to communities we serve. Creating affordability in housing is one of our greatest accomplishments in the region and distinguishes Guardian’s value set as a leader in the fight to create housing for all income levels. Guardian has produced or preserved over 3,200 affordable housing units in Oregon, Washington, and Texas.

Guardian’s expertise in the affordable arena is used to position projects to qualify for government incentives and inducements designed to encourage production and preservation of housing. We’ve completed over 40 projects using a variety of government resources and public-private partnerships.

Diverse Expertise

  • Affordable new construction and property preservation through government programs such as HUD, RD, and LIHTC
  • Tax-exempt bond financing, LIHTC equity, and city-sponsored tax increment financing
  • New construction
  • Historic, mixed-use rehabilitation, and redevelopment
  • New markets tax credits