Douglas C. (Doug) Blomgren

Douglas C. Blomgren


Practice Groups: Housing and Tax Credit Finance

1000 SW Broadway, Suite 1910
Portland, OR 97205
Tel: 503.972.9925 | Fax: 503.972.9945
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Education & Credentials
B.A., University of Nebraska, 1974
J.D., University of Chicago, 1977

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Doug Blomgren is a founding shareholder of the firm. Prior to forming the new firm, Doug was a partner with Preston Gates & Ellis LLP for seventeen years, including four as managing partner of the Portland office. He advises partnerships, limited liability companies, financial institutions, business corporations and non-profit corporations in a wide variety of matters. A principal focus of his practice is on advising investors, lenders, owners, developers, community development entities and government agencies active in affordable housing and community development. He regularly advises clients on the federal Low Income Housing Tax Credit, the Historic Rehabilitation Tax Credit, federal housing programs, and Fair Housing Act compliance. He has been counsel to participants in scores of transactions involving the acquisition, rehabilitation, development, and ownership of housing, historic buildings and community investments.

Within the community, Doug has served as a trustee of the Library Foundation of Multnomah County, as a commissioner of the Portland Development Commission, and a member of the Housing and Community Development Commission of Portland.


  • Catholic Charities of Oregon
  • Central City Concern
  • Central Oregon Regional Housing Authority—Housing Works
  • Chrisman Development, Inc.
  • Cornerstone Housing- Eugene
  • Community Partners for Affordable Housing, Inc.
  • Housing Authority and Community Services Agency of Lane County
  • Innovative Housing, Inc.
  • Northwest Housing Alternatives, Inc.
  • Robison Jewish Home—Cedar Sinai Park
  • Standard Insurance Company


  • LIHTC fund investments by Standard Insurance Company
  • The Magnolia. Housing Tax Credit development. Portland, Oregon.
  • Resource Access Center. Housing Tax Credit development, Portland, Oregon.
  • Duck Country Apartments. Multi-property Housing Tax Credit, USDA RD financed acquisition and rehabilitation development. Clackamas, Washington, and Yamhill Counties, Oregon.
  • Willakenzie Crossing. Housing Tax Credit development. Eugene, Oregon
  • Roosevelt Crossing. Housing Tax Credit development. Eugene, Oregon
  • Ariel Glen and Healy Heights. Housing Tax Credit, HUD 223(f), bond financed acquisition and rehabilitation development. Bend, Oregon.
  • The Ramona. Housing Tax Credit, bond financed development. Portland, Oregon.
  • The Watershed at Hillsdale: Housing Tax Credit, condominium development. Portland, Oregon.
  • Esquire Calumet Hotel. Historic Tax Credit rehabilitation. Portland, Oregon.
  • The Park and Lexington Apartments. Housing Tax Credit, Historic Tax Credit, and bond financed acquisition and rehabilitation development. Portland, Oregon.
  • Mountain Laurel Lodge. Housing Tax Credit development. Bend, Oregon.
  • Villa Capri. Substitution of General Partner in Housing Tax Credit development partnership. Washington County, Oregon.
  • Belltown Senior Apartments. Housing Tax Credit, mixed-use development. Seattle, Washington.
  • Martin Luther King Village. Housing Tax Credit, bond financed development. Sacramento, California.
  • Village at the Headwaters. Housing Tax Credit development. Portland, Oregon.
  • Belmont Dairy. Housing Tax Credit, mixed-income, mixed-use development. Portland, Oregon.