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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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Ponsor Appointed Interim President and Chief Executive Officer at Stewards of Affordable Housing for the Future (SAHF)

8/9/2019

The Board of Directors of Stewards of Affordable Housing for the Future (SAHF) announced the appointment of Andrea Ponsor as Interim President and Chief Executive Officer. On Wednesday, August 6Wells Fargo announced that Eileen Fitzgerald, President and Chief Executive Officer of SAHF since 2014, will become Head of Housing Affordability Philanthropy at the Wells Fargo Foundation .

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As Austin Rents Rise, Housing Authority Tries ‘Radical’ Solution

7/15/2019

CDT announced a new $70 million investment to turn a 452-unity Southeast Austin apartment complex into affordable housing. NHT made a loan for the property—showing the many different roles that high-capacity nonprofits such as SAHF members play in order to contribute to affordable housing solutions across the country.

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