ORFH provides direct, comprehensive development services to local nonprofit corporations, housing authorities, growers/employers and other organizations and individuals interested in developing new or preserving existing affordable housing.
ORFH develops community based multi-family rental housing and works directly with the agricultural community to develop on-farm and near-farm housing serving the needs of both farmworkers and agricultural employers.
Market analyses of local housing need and demand and analyses of local agricultural trends.
Land assembly, including site inventories and feasibility analyses of suitable parcels, purchase negotiations, preparing option/purchase agreements and environmental assessments.
Applications/negotiations for construction and permanent financing from public and private sources.
Assistance with loan closing, construction processing, project closeout and other owner responsibilities in the development process.
Low interest pre-development loans for land options, architectural work, surveys, soil testing and other costs incurred prior to closing on construction/permanent financing.
Management assistance and training to assure long-term viability.
ORFH offers all the necessary services to obtain capital financing and assure the quality of housing construction and property management.