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Achieving The Big Reach: TD Charitable Foundation Awards SAHF New Grant for Energy & Water Conservation

12/19/2016

The TD Charitable Foundation, the charitable giving arm of TD Bank, America’s Most Convenient Bank®, recently awarded a $22,500 grant to Stewards of Affordable Housing for the Future (SAHF) as a part of the Foundation's commitment to giving back to the community. The funds from the TD Charitable Foundation will be used to support the outreach and technical assistance on SAHF’s free EZ Retrofit audit tool.

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There Doesn't Go The Neighborhood

11/17/2016

Low-Income Housing Has No Impact on Nearby Home Values. In the nation's 20 least affordable housing markets, low-income housing built during a 10-year span shows no effect on nearby home values.

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Championing Public Policy to Expand Opportunities for Our Communities: SAHF Welcomes Andrea R. Ponsor as the New Executive Vice President for Policy

11/8/2016

Stewards of Affordable Housing for the Future (SAHF) has named Andrea R. Ponsor as the new Executive Vice President for Policy. Ms. Ponsor brings fifteen years of experience in real estate law, public policy and housing and community development. She is a champion of affordable housing who has dedicated her expertise to helping low-income families gain and sustain greater access to opportunity.

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Improving Residents’ Health: SAHF Welcomes Dr. Kamillah Wood as the New SVP of Health and Housing

9/28/2016

Stewards of Affordable Housing for the Future (SAHF) believes that health begins at home – and a safe, stable home is a key social determinant of health. To foster this belief, SAHF is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Kamillah Wood as the new Senior Vice President, Health and Housing. Dr. Wood is a highly experienced physician, clinical professor and public health professional. She brings ten years of experience as a pediatrician in public and children’s health as well as expertise in cross sector policy making.

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SAHF Announces Partnership with EPA's ENERGY STAR Program

8/17/2016

SAHF is pleased to announce that we have joined EPA’s ENERGY STAR program as an ENERGY STAR partner. SAHF, through its voluntary partnership with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s ENERGY STAR Program, will work to improve energy efficiency in multifamily affordable housing and fight climate change through strategic energy management. The partnership will further SAHF’s Big Reach initiative, in which SAHF and its eleven members  have committed to reducing energy and water consumption across their portfolios 20% by 2020.

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