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Remembering affordable housing industry leader Granger MacDonald


Granger MacDonald, a past president of the Texas Affiliation of Affordable Housing Providers, passed away recently.

A former president of the Texas Affiliation of Affordable Housing Providers, Granger MacDonald, CEO of The MacDonald Companies, passed away June 17, 2020.

Known for his industry advocacy across Texas and the United States, MacDonald, 65, of Kerrville, served as TAAHP’s board president in 2006-2007. He also held the top leadership position in the Texas Association of Builders and the National Association of Home Builders, where he served as NAHB’s chairman in 2017.

From his first multifamily development in 1993, he quickly grew The MacDonald Companies to national prominence by specializing in suburban, rural and sub-rural communities throughout Texas.

A celebration of life will be held at a later date when it is deemed safe to hold such a gathering again.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the National Housing Endowment/Doug Wistner Scholarship Fund (; Habitat for Humanity Kerr County, P.O. BOX 294566, Kerrville, TX 78029; or St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, 320 St. Peter Street, Kerrville, TX 78028.

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