POAH's work in Chicago
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Preservation of Affordable Housing (POAH) is a nonprofit developer, owner and operator of affordable rental apartments in more than a dozen communities in the Chicago area.
POAH’s primary mission is to preserve and steward sustainable affordable renting housing for low-to-moderate income individuals and families. Since starting to work in the Chicago area in 2008, POAH has built and renovated more than 2,000 homes in mixed-income buildings. Most notably, bolstered by a $30 million HUD Choice Neighborhoods Initiative grant, POAH has sparked the revitalization of the historic Woodlawn community. Employing a mix of new construction and renovation to create mixed-income, mixed-use communities. POAH has created new levels of community collaboration and coordinated partner-driven growth.