Patrick Blaydes is a Housing Associate with buildingcommunityWORKSHOP. Patrick's work revolves around expanding the quantity, improving the quality and broadening the pervasiveness of affordable housing in Dallas, thereby allowing for a greater degree of personal housing choice for residents of affordable housing.
With roots in Dallas that go back five generations to the first century of Dallas's history, Patrick has had both personal and professional experience with a number of different communities throughout Dallas. Patrick has worked in private, public and non-profit organizations throughout the past decade with experience in comprehensive planning, transportation planning, neighborhoods planning, affordable housing development, CDBG programs, and working with the homeless in the community.
He attended Austin College majoring in History and Political Science, and graduate school at the University of Texas at Arlington focusing on Urban Affairs.