Our Story

Our Company

Viridian Management, Inc. is a full service property management organization which specializes in multifamily affordable housing. The principle owners, Douglas Chrisman and Anthony Chrisman, and other management personnel, bring to the table twenty-three years of industry experience, including broad knowledge of compliance regulation with Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC), USDA Rural Development Multifamily Housing, project-based and tenant-based HUD Section 8 and the HOME Program, as well as federal, state and local regulation pertaining to Fair Housing and Landlord-Tenant law. Team credentials include HUD, USDA RD and Tax Credit certifications as well as the Credential for Green Property Management. Key personnel pursue industry accreditations and specialized trainings to remain current in affordable housing regulation and management practices. With an established foundation in the industry and a progressive vision, Viridian Management offers expert property stewardship and smart technology use while employing conservative financial practices to increase profitability.

Viridian Management originated from affordable housing leader Chrisman Development and Management, Inc. Due to the strong and disciplined success of the reputable multifamily housing company, the need arose to separate the property management and the development divisions to ensure that both companies could focus on their core competencies. Viridian Management, Inc. began operating as a separate entity on January 1st, 2012.

Currently managing 89 properties with over 3,000 affordable units located in twenty-one counties throughout Oregon, Washington, & Idaho, Viridian Management has extensive knowledge in the area of affordable housing management. Specific Tax Credit and affordable housing management experience includes:

  • USDA Rural Development – Section 515, Section 521
  • HOME
  • Tax Credit Assistance Program (TCAP)
  • Tax Credit Exchange Program (TCEP)
  • Oregon Affordable Housing Tax Credit (OAHTC)
  • HUD Multifamily Housing Programs – Project and Tenant Based Section 8, 811 PRAC
  • Bonds – Risk Share and Conduit
  • Low Income Weatherization Program (LIWP)
  • Housing Development Grant Program (HDGP) – Trust Fund
  • General Housing Account Program (GHAP)
  • Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) – 4% and 9%

Our Services

Viridian Management believes in building strong, positive relationships with all of our business partners. Whether these pertain to residents, owners, governmental staff or vendors, we pride ourselves in providing solutions and treating our partners with respect. These principles result in property owners maximizing their return on investment while providing quality housing for the tenant. Owners that desire to have their projects operated professionally would be well served by Viridian. Below you will find an overview of the services that we provide to our clients. Please contact our President, Patrick Patterson, if you would like further information on our services.


  • Selection & Screening
  • Training
  • Supervision
  • Payroll Management & Documentation
  • Human Resources
  • Termination

Residents and Prospective Tenants:

  • Resident Selection & Screening
  • Tenant Orientation
  • Tenant Relations
  • Certification Processing
  • Lease Enforcement
  • Disputes
  • Eviction Proceedings


  • Marketing
  • Fair Housing
  • Occupancy Compliance
  • Project Maintenance & Improvement
  • Safety Assessment
  • Reporting & Transmitting
  • Records Management


  • Account Maintenance
  • Financial Reporting & Documentation
  • Rent Collection & Deposit
  • Rent Evaluations & Budgeting
  • Delinquency Monitoring
  • Collection Proceedings

Our Team