Leadership program offers intensive skill training and mentorship in affordable housing development
(VENTURA COUNTY, Calif.) – July 27, 2022 –The Cabrillo Economic Development Corporation (CEDC) announced today Ryan Ortiz as the newest selection for the prestigious Housing Development Training Institute (HDTI).
“Ryan Ortiz, CEDC Project Manager – Real Estate Development Department (REDD), helps develop and manage service-enriched, inclusive residential communities, ensuring access to affordable, secure, quality housing that creates the foundation for our residents to grow and thrive. REDD’s primary function is to complete the acquisition, finance, and pre-construction stages of affordable housing development.”
“HDTI helps nonprofit affordable housing staff build their skillset around development, equips them with technical information about accessing statewide resources, and connects them with a network of peers who are doing similar work and facing similar challenges that may be unique to rural affordable housing development.”
““We are so proud that Ryan made the list of the honored select few across the state. He is well equipped for this opportunity as he has a plethora of project management experience working for multiple housing corporations all over Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties.” said Victoria J. Brady, Chief Financial Officer at Cabrillo EDC.”
“With over 500 graduates the Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) Los Angeles created HDTI with the primary goal to increase the development capacity of community-based nonprofit development organizations. This year-long program provides intensive skill training and mentorship to advance leaders in the industry of affordable housing development.”
About Cabrillo Economic Development Corporation
The Cabrillo Economic Development Corporation has been making dreams come true, one home at a time, since 1981. Proud to be the largest developer of affordable homes in Ventura County, Cabrillo’s success is the result of decades of passion, dedication and vision. With a mission of providing comprehensive housing services and community economic development activities, Cabrillo facilitates self-sufficiency for individuals and families who are most lacking in opportunity. At Cabrillo, home is more than a place to live – it is the cornerstone of the community’s economic, environmental and social wellbeing.
For more information, please visit cabrilloedc.org and LISC LA