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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.

Loop Groundbreaking

Boston, MA

Watch the video of our virtual groundbreaking for the Loop at Mattapan Station and learn about the project. Read More


Narragansett, RI

POAH recapitalizes 2 senior properties Read More

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Our Latest Thoughts

POAH's 2021 Affordable Housing Recommendations

February 1, 2021
In 2021, POAH calls on Congress to expand housing resources for COVID-19 response; strengthen the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit; expand funding for project-based Section 8; support broadband access for HUD-assisted households; and support resident success in HUD-assisted properties. POAH also suggests short-term administrative actions the new leadership at HUD can take without the need for... read more

Resilient Strategies for Affordable Housing: POAH’s Approach to Long Term Sustainability

January 22, 2021
As part of his preview of policy priorities, President Biden announced his administration would be devoting considerable resources to dealing with the devastating effects of climate change.  Over the past several years, Preservation of Affordable Housing has been developing our own strategy to protect our 120 properties from the negative impacts of diverse weather events across the country. From... read more

Adapting Construction Practices to Protect Workers and the Public in the Age of COVID-19

November 16, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic shutdowns and restrictions impacted dozens of major sectors in the US economy this year – airlines, restaurants, entertainment venues, schools, and most retail businesses. The construction industry took its own hits with projects coming to a screeching halt for months before they could slowly begin implementing safe procedures to get back to the work site. The stalled... read more

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