To Build a Different Model: The Case for Preservation of Affordable Housing Inc. Case Solution

This case study examines the business model for the preservation of affordable housing, Inc. (POAH) and their applicability to housing providers nonprofit. POAH is a leading developer and owners CSR low-income housing in the United States. Its primary mission is to buy big properties, multifamily and refinance long-term affordability. In 2010, POAH rescued and refinanced more than 4,900 units of affordable rental housing in eight states and the District of Columbia. Since its founding in 2001, POAH was unique among the owners of the preservation not only for its business model – which is intimately involved in the bottom line of each transaction – but also for its commitment to the policy and regulatory reform affecting one range of issues of housing affordability. This case invites readers to explore the many dimensions of organizational strategy for businesses, nonprofit residential purposes. In the world of nonprofit organizations POAH is rare in many ways, including: its origin, which was formed to complete the acquisition of a large portfolio of subsidized housing for low-income organizational structure that combines increased cash flows compared to the costs of development and, in particular, the cost of property management companies profit and nonprofit financial model that focuses on the profits made by the company and its ability to influence government officials to change regulatory policies to meet the needs of groups of non-profit housing. Finally, the case explores the greatest importance for the POAH area of ​​social housing.
by
Alexander Von Hoffman
Source: Harvard Kennedy School
29 pages.
Release: July 26, 2011. Prod #: HKS685-PDF-ENG
To build a different model for the preservation of affordable housing, Inc. Case Solution

To Build a Different Model: The Case for Preservation of Affordable Housing Inc. Case Solution
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