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Dan Saltzman

City Commissioner

 

1221 SW 4th Ave

Room 230

Portland, OR 97204

(503) 823-4151

F: (503) 823-3036

dan@portlandoregon.gov

 

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7/14/15 Press Release: Commissioner Saltzman Announces New Housing Bureau Director

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Contact:
Stacy Brewster, Office of Commissioner Dan Saltzman
503-823-4151, Stacy.Brewster@portlandoregon.gov

 

Commissioner Saltzman Appoints New Housing Bureau Director

 

(July 14, 2015) – Commissioner Dan Saltzman announced today his appointment of Kurt Creager as the new Director of the Portland Housing Bureau.

 

“Kurt Creager is a proven leader in both the private and public sector in the field of affordable housing,” stated Saltzman. “He brings substantial policy and resource development experience, as well as a proven track record of the development of thousands of units of affordable housing.”

 

Creager’s appointment follows a national recruitment to fill the position. Commissioner Saltzman and his team, bureau employees, representatives from partner organizations and community members were part of the selection process.

 

Commissioner Saltzman sought a Director with strong leadership skills, experience in affordable housing policy and resource development, public and private sector experience, management and a commitment to equity. “Kurt brings a creative approach and skill-set Portland needs to increase our supply of affordable housing.”

 

Kurt has served as the Director of Housing and Community Development in Fairfax County, Virginia; the Director of Housing and Community Development for Otak, a Portland-based design firm; and the Chief Executive Officer of the Vancouver Housing Authority in Vancouver, WA. He held similar positions previously with Arizona State University and Metro King County.

Creager earned a B.S. in Environmental Planning & Architectural Graphics from Western Washington University and completed the Kennedy School of Government State & Local Public Executive Program at Harvard University.

 

 “I am honored to be leading the Portland Housing Bureau,” said Kurt Creager. “I look forward to aiding community stakeholders, affordable housing developers and policy makers in the creation and preservation of affordable housing throughout the City.”

 

He will assume his duties on August 10, 2015.

 

 

 




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