First Story Unveils First Place Community in Bend

In response to Bend’s affordable housing shortage, numerous partners, including First Story, Hayden Homes, Building Partners for Affordable Housing (BPFAH) and the City of Bend, have partnered to create First Place in Southeast Bend, a community aimed at providing homeownership opportunities for local workforce families.

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Berkeley Hills by Hayden Homes Receives 2016 Best of Medford Award

Berkeley Hills by Hayden Homes has been selected for the 2016 Best of Medford Award in the Home Builder category by the Medford Award Program.

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Harvest Bluff is a Sleeping Giant for Home Construction

The Harvest Bluff housing development along Betz Road in Cheney has taken on a certain look of hibernation under a blanket of snow. If the Hayden Homes’ project had been a bear this last year it would need and deserve the downtime.

Kathy Janus, regional director of the Inland Northwest for Hayden Homes, confirmed that the only current development of new home construction inside the city limits has been a real estate dynamo. “If I look at data January (2016) through October, there were 173 closings in Cheney,” Janus said. Of that number only 36 were for new homes, and 31 were Hayden projects.

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Hayden Homes Employees Build Wheelchairs for Vets in Need

In what was part team-building exercise and part philanthropy project, employees of Redmond, Ore.-based Hayden Homes worked together on Veterans Day this past November to build 50 wheelchairs for Northwest veterans facing mobility challenges. Approximately 270 Hayden Homes employees from across the Northwest gathered for the company’s annual meeting on Nov. 11 to participate in the Build-a-Wheelchair® event, a team-building social responsibility program born out of a desire to help American veterans with mobility challenges. Small groups of Hayden Homes team members worked together to assemble, test and decorate the new wheelchairs before engaging in an obstacle course maneuverability challenge.

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Hayden Homes of Redmond Sponsors Employee Skin Cancer Screening

In today’s healthcare environment, we don’t often hear about companies offering more benefits at less cost. But for employees of Redmond-based Hayden Homes, the cost of a skin cancer screening co-pay was one less health care expense they needed to absorb this year. On September 28, Central Oregon employees of Hayden Homes received free skin cancer screenings along with paid leave during their workday to undergo the screening, which took place at Bend Dermatology. The event was so well-attended that Hayden Homes is partnering with Bend Dermatology to schedule a second employee screening.

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