Team Members

Portraits by Sarah Anderson

Michael Dieden

Sindre Fredsvik
Senior Associate / Project Manager

Michael Dieden founded Creative Housing Associates in 1997, as a pioneer in the transit-oriented development field. Over his career Michael has successfully developed a number of award-winning projects, and has extensive experience in dealing with complex public-private partnerships (P3) and navigating the often challenging politics of real estate development. 

Michael lives with his family in the Beverly Glen neighborhood of Los Angeles. 

Sindre Fredsvik is a graduate from UCLA's Master of Urban Planning program. He has a background in Community Development from Portland, Oregon. Sindre adds experience in sensitive community dynamics to the team, along with a deep understanding of the changing housing and lifestyle preferences of the "Millennial" generation. 

Sindre lives with his partner Aldo in Downtown Los Angeles.

CHA is always on the look-out for new talent, see below how to become involved.

Entry-Level Intern

We're looking for energetic people to join us in the journey to create places that matter, where people love to spend time. Do you have a burning passion to invoke change in the built environment? Please see below on how to submit your qualifications. 

Working at CHA is ideal for current or recent college graduate who want to hit the ground running in the real estate industry. 


  • Master's degree in a relevant field (i.e. real estate development, business & administration, urban & regional planning) 
  • Proficient in analyzing market trends, project feasibility and schematic drawings. 
  • Superb writing capabilities with an eye for design


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