San Rafael, CA (August 24, 2020) – Today, EAH Housing announced the promotion of Welton Jordan to chief real estate development officer, after nearly seven years with the organization. Mr. Jordan is the first person in the 50+ year history of EAH Housing to hold this position.
“Welton’s leadership, industry insight and business acumen has been vital to the growth of our organization,” said Laura Hall, president and chief executive officer at EAH Housing. “He’s increased our overall visibility within the industry, spearheaded a reimagination of the real estate development department, and has expanded our footprint into Sacramento, Los Angeles and the Central Coast.”
Mr. Jordan is responsible for business development, real estate acquisition, rehabilitation and new construction activities in California and Hawaii. In his new role, Mr. Jordan will have an additional focus on board development, corporate strategy, and growth. He presides over a current active pipeline of 60 deals totaling nearly $2 billion while leading a team of more than 22 development professionals, including several newly created positions such as director of development and director of portfolio finance and policy.”
“I am grateful to Laura and our board of directors for this promotion. This new appointment represents the opportunity that exists within EAH Housing and of our vision for the future.” says Welton Jordan, chief real estate development officer at EAH Housing. “There is no greater need in our nation’s history for stable, healthy, affordable workforce housing than right now. I am looking forward to helping fill that void and continuing the mission of EAH Housing, which is to expand the range of opportunities for all by developing, managing, and promoting quality affordable housing and diverse communities.”
About EAH Housing
Established in 1968, EAH Housing is one of the largest and most respected nonprofit housing development and management organizations in the western United States. EAH develops low-income multifamily housing, manages more than 210 properties in 78 municipalities in California and Hawaii, and plays a leadership role in local, regional and national housing advocacy efforts.