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Welcome to POAH

POAH is a national nonprofit organization whose mission is to preserve, create and sustain affordable, healthy homes that support economic security, racial equity and access to opportunity for all.


Bourne, MA

POAH begins construction on Cape View Way - affordable family housing development read more

Edson award

Boston, MA

The Loop at Mattapan Station was awarded a 2023 Edson Tax Credit Excellence Award Read more

Attleboro, MA

POAH Sr. Project Manager Charlie Dirac accompanied Gov. Maura Healey on a tour of affordable housing in Attleboro, MA to promote the Affordable Homes Act. Read here

Our Latest Thoughts

Bridging the Divide: Challenges and Rewards of Empowering Residents with Affordable High-Speed Internet

December 4, 2023
by Greg Katz, Vice President and Deputy General Counsel and Brad Blake, Vice President, Information Technology    From our founding in 2001, Preservation of Affordable Housing, Inc. (POAH) has thought of its mission as “housing plus,” with quality affordable housing as the foundation, and resident empowerment, community building, and environmental initiatives built on top. But we never imagined... read more

POAH's POWER program will help residents reach their financial goals

November 30, 2023
By Aaron Gornstein, POAH President and CEO and Julianna Stuart-Lomax, Vice President Community Impact Over the last several years, POAH has dramatically increased investments in our residents.  We have more than doubled the size of our Community Impact portfolio – from 38 sites in 2017 to nearly 100 today, all of which are supported by a Community Impact coordinator who is integrated with the... read more

Breaking Ground: A Tax Credit Advisor interview with Rodger Brown

October 2, 2023
A Tax Credit Advisor article Rodger Brown has spent four decades in the affordable housing business and has been an integral part of Boston-based nonprofit developer and property manager Preservation of Affordable Housing, Inc (POAH) since 2004.  As managing director of real estate development, Brown oversees activities of all real estate development staff, manages resource allocations and... read more

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