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POAH is at the forefront of the affordable housing industry, continuously innovating for the future.

- Eileen M. Fitzgerald
President, Stewards of Affordable
Housing for the Future (SAHF)


Preservation of Affordable Housing (POAH) is a nonprofit developer, owner and operator of over 11,000 affordable homes in 11 states and the District of Columbia. Our primary mission is to preserve, create and sustain affordable, healthy homes that support economic security and access to opportunity for all.

Since 2001, the POAH team has advanced its mission with a blend of expertise and creativity, solving complex problems others have seen as insurmountable. We have secured long-term affordability for residents while addressing the interests of owners, funders, public agencies, and other stakeholders.

We Preserve Affordability.
POAH is committed to preserving at-risk affordable housing as an asset for today's residents and for future generations.
We Build for the Future.
POAH builds and renovates for long-term sustainability - both environmental and financial.
We Bring Creative Solutions.
POAH gets the deal done by applying expertise and creativity to overcome challenges and deliver value for all stakeholders.
We Foster Community.
POAH operates healthy communities of choice and has helped to revitalize entire neighborhoods.
We Invest in Our Residents.
POAH provides amenities and services to promote resident success and economic security.

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