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DOE and HUD Recognize Two SAHF Members as Better Buildings Challenge Goal Achievers

6/11/2020

At the 2020 Better Buildings Summit, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) recognized Stewards of Affordable Housing of the Future (SAHF) members Preservation of Affordable Housing (POAH) and Mercy Housing as Better Buildings Goal Achievers. With this year’s recognition, POAH and Mercy Housing are the first multi-state nonprofit affordable housing providers to achieve their BBC goals of reducing portfolio-wide energy consumption by 20%.

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COVID-19 Resources

6/4/2020

SAHF just launched a COVID-19 Resource Page through the CORES Certification website. Resident services practitioners can access a blend of tools and templates to support frontline staff and resources for staff to use as they support families and seniors, both in the immediate crisis and in the longer-term response. This site (updated weekly) includes both practitioner-developed tools and external resources that may be valuable to resident services practitioners.

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Making the Link Between Resident Services and Successful Affordable Housing

4/23/2020

CORES certification acknowledges a robust organizational commitment to improving resident well-being through enhanced service delivery. CORES certified organizations are eligible for Fannie Mae’s Healthy Housing Rewards™, a financing mechanism that provides funding for property-level services. CommonBond, a SAHF member, received this financing at two properties in Minnesota, helping them to expand opportunity for residents and achieve better outcomes.

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Making the Link Between Resident Services and Successful Affordable Housing

2/10/2020

CORES certification acknowledges a robust organizational commitment to improving resident well-being through enhanced service delivery. CORES certified organizations are eligible for Fannie Mae’s Healthy Housing Rewards™, a financing mechanism that provides funding for property-level services. CommonBond, a SAHF member, received this funding at two properties in Minnesota and it allowed them to expand opportunity for residents and achieve better outcomes.

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National Nonprofit Affordable Housing Collaborative Names New President/CEO

12/16/2019

The Board of Directors of Stewards of Affordable Housing for the Future (SAHF), a nonprofit collaborative of thirteen multi-state nonprofit affordable housing providers, today announced the appointment of Andrea Ponsor as President and Chief Executive Officer. SAHF has also appointed Sandra V. Serna as Vice President of Health and Housing to lead the organization’s continuing collaboration with health systems, payers, and others to improve the health of affordable housing residents and their communities.

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SAHF Launches New Resident Voices Videos

11/15/2019

SAHF's new Resident Voices videos highlight the benefits of energy efficiency upgrades to residents who live in affordable housing.The videos feature residents sharing their “before and after” quality of life experiences from a personal perspective at SAHF-member properties.

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