The Case for Investing in Affordable Housing: Danielle’s story

Congratulations to Danielle Toth, Peer Support Specialist at Avalon Housing! The story of Danielle’s journey from homelessness towards a new home with her daughters is featured in the CHCDF’s 2017 report, A Place to Call Home: The Case for Increased Federal Investments in Affordable Housing. The CHCDF, or…

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Homelessness in the UK and the US: Translantic Practice Exchange Reunites

Last month the National Alliance to End Homelessness (NAEH) invited alumni from the Transatlantic Practice Exchange to gather and learn from one another as part of the NAEH Ending Youth and Family Homelessness conference. The Transatlantic Practice Exchange, offered by the National Alliance to End Homelessness and Homeless…

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Homelessness in Schools and Society: U of M and Avalon

What do academic success and homelessness have in common? How can Supportive Housing services and educators help increase the academic success of children who have experienced homelessness? Avalon Housing’s Family and Youth Services’ Youth Programming staff and University of Michigan School of Education professors Simona Goldin and Debi…

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Reflections on ubuntu at Avalon

Stop by Avalon Property Management some time and you’re likely to hear a funny word come up in conversation: ubuntu. Ubuntu is something we talk a lot about at our meetings; we even had t-shirts made with an ubuntu slogan on them (“I am because We are!”). Ubuntu…

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Big House 5K Run – Join Avalon!

Avalon is thrilled to be a race beneficiary of the 2017 Big House 5K Run! This year’s run, sponsored by Toyota, will be held on Sunday, April 9. The race starts at 8:30 am at Schembechler Hall and ends at the University of Michigan’s Big House stadium. In…

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