Today, HDS Companies celebrates a significant milestone; our 25th anniversary, marking a remarkable journey of growth and transformation. What began as a small agency has evolved into the leading provider of diverse business solutions and professional technical services to the North American Affordable Housing and Community Development Market.
Throughout the years, our unwavering commitment to delivering groundbreaking solutions, fostering employee diversity, and giving back to the communities we serve has remained at the core of our values. We proudly celebrate this milestone and look forward to continuing our mission to deliver exceptional client centered solutions and services through decades of innovation, talent, and expertise and positively impacting the U.S. Affordable Housing and Community Development Market.
Reflecting on 25 Years of Excellence:
Since our establishment in 1998, HDS Companies has maintained its position as a leading provider of cutting-edge software and professional technical services in the Affordable Housing and Community Development Market. The key to our success lies in our unwavering commitment to innovation, talent, and expertise. We have continually evolved to meet the ever-changing needs of our clients and our industry by investing in reimagined solutions and providing comprehensive training to ensure exceptional customer service.
Embracing Employee Diversity:
At HDS Companies, we firmly believe in the importance of diversity and inclusivity within our workforce. We understand that for our success, our team members should mirror the diversity of our clients and communities. To achieve this, we actively foster a culture that values differences and encourages the expression of diverse perspectives. By hiring individuals with varied backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives, we sustain a workforce that embraces inclusivity and promotes innovation.
Values that Drive Our Success:
We are guided by core values that contribute to our success. These values include Integrity, Leadership, Excellence, Accountability, and Diversity, as well as Teamwork, Empathy, and Community at HDS (#ILEADTECH). By upholding these values, we ensure a strong foundation for our operations and maintain our commitment to client satisfaction and community engagement.
HDS Corporate Management Team
- Cristina Miranda Gilson, Founder & CEO
- Abdul Mondol, President, Housing and Development Software
- Paloma Miranda, Senior Vice President of Services
- Elena Miranda, Vice President of Business Development
- Judith Graver, Esq., Vice President of Operations and Risk Management
- Andrew Moffitt, CTO/CSIO
- Debora Stevenson, Director of Administration & Finance
A Florida-Based Success Story:
Our headquarters are located in the vibrant Town of Miami Lakes, but we operate across multiple locations with dedicated team members in Georgia, Vermont, Ohio, Nebraska, Colorado, and California, where they work remotely to serve diverse markets. We take great pride in holding various certifications, including the State of Florida Department of State Certification of Good Standing, the State of Florida Women & Minority Business Certification, and the National Women’s Business Enterprise Certification. These certifications underscore our commitment to excellence and our contributions to the local and national economy.
Expansion and Commitment to Social Responsibility:
Throughout the years, we have expanded our operations through strategic acquisitions and the launch of the HDS Foundation, a nonprofit organization. In 2021, we acquired Emergency Rental Assistance software, known as HDS Allita, further solidifying our commitment to supporting communities in need. Our dedication to addressing social and economic needs has created a win-win situation for our business and the communities we serve.
Housing and Development Software (HDS), eHousingPlus (eHP), and HDS Allita:
HDS Companies comprise of our business divisions: Housing and Development Software (HDS), eHousingPlus (eHP) and HDS Allita. HDS provides cutting-edge business technology software tailored for the Affordable Housing and Community Development Market. With a remarkable track record of successful projects, we have empowered Affordable Housing Agencies across the country to accomplish their missions efficiently and effectively. eHousingPlus specializes in Program Administration and Compliance services for single-family and homeownership programs. With a solid commitment to excellence, eHousingPlus has built invaluable relationships and provided comprehensive training to lenders nationwide. By managing multiple homeownership programs nationally, eHousingPlus has become a trusted partner in the industry. Acquired by HDS Companies in 2021, HDS Allita provides a niche opportunity to extend our affordable housing offering to include solutions supporting some of the largest national disasters we have endured. This includes the number one, and top national COVID relief programs that deliver direct emergency assistance to tenants and landlords to prevent homelessness.
As HDS Companies celebrates its 25th anniversary, we pridefully reflect on our accomplishments. With a leadership team boasting over 300 years of combined experience in the Affordable Housing industry, we are well positioned to lead and innovate for many years to come. We remain committed to our team, our clients, and the Affordable Housing and Community Development Markets as we embark on a future filled with promise and growth. Together, we will continue to make a difference and create positive change.
We thank you for being part of our journey and invite you to follow us in our yearlong celebration!