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Partners

POAH believes in the power of partnership.  Our successes are the product of close collaboration with community organizations, resident groups, public agencies, private investors and lenders, and advocacy organizations:

 

Resident and Neighborhood Groups:  POAH believes that resident and neighborhood groups know the most about their own communities and offer invaluable experience and insights.

Read more about POAH’s partnership with the residents of Temple Landing in New Bedford, MA 

 

Public Agencies:  POAH partners with city agencies and local housing authorities to help revitalize communities and rebuild neighborhoods.     

Read more about POAH’s partnership with HUD and the City of Chicago to revitalize the Woodlawn neighborhood of Chicago, IL 

 

Owners in Transition:  POAH works with transitioning owners to preserve long-term affordability, unlock value, and provide opportunities for ongoing engagement.

Read more about POAH’s partnership with the Melville Charitable Trust at Billings Forge in Hartford, CT 

 

Development Partners:  POAH teams up with both community-based and national developers, because complementary approaches can yield even better outcomes.

Read more about POAH’s partnership with Madison Park Development Corporation and the Boston Housing Authority at Whittier Street in Boston, MA and Housing Assistance Corporation at Melpet Farm in Dennis, MA

 

Corporate Funders: POAH has access to working capital and lines of credit so we can act quickly to purchase at-risk properties.

POAH’s corporate funders include Boston Community Capital, Calvert Foundation, Local Initiatives Support Corporation, Low Income Investment Fund, The Life Initiative, Boston Private.

 

Investors and Lenders:  POAH has leveraged hundreds of millions of dollars from the private sector to preserve and create affordable housing.

POAH’s investors and lenders have included Bank of America, Boston Capital, Citibank, Enterprise, JP Morgan Chase, Massachusetts Housing Investment Corporation, National Equity Fund, National Affordable Housing Trust, Prudential, PNC, TD Bank, Housing Finance Agencies in 9 states and the District of Columbia, and many others.

 

National Organizations:  POAH is actively involved with a range of national housing organizations who provide public policy advocacy, training, and technical assistance.

POAH’s national affiliations include Stewards of Affordable Housing for the Future, Housing Partnership Network, National Housing and Rehabilitation Association, National Leased Housing Association, National Housing Trust, and others.