Don Gilmore

Executive Director

Don Gilmore, community and affordable housing advocate, has built Community Housing Development Corporation (CHDC) from an all-volunteer organization to more than 40 staff with 4 core programs serving the San Francisco Bay Area. A Harvard Achieving Excellence & College of Idaho graduate, Don has served on boards such as East Bay Housing Organization, National Center for Employment Training, and the Center for Health of N. Richmond.

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By Admin / September 7, 2018

The Need for Property Managers is On the Rise

In an unprecedented  challenging housing market Community Housing Development Corporation (CHDC) continues to expand  affordable housing opportunities throughout the Bay...

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By Admin / August 6, 2018

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Affordable Housing

I can recall when Community Housing Development Corporation was first founded in 1990. It was in response to the needs...

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By Admin / July 16, 2018

Housing Our Seniors . . . It’s Everyone’s Responsibility

America’s aging population is going thru unprecedented growth. According to, by 2024, the number of people aged 60 and...

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By Admin / June 19, 2018

Affordable Housing, Is It Really Affordable?

Finding affordable housing in the Bay Area can be a challenge, especially because when people say the term “affordable housing”...

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