We believe that housing is a basic human right.

At Avalon, we help our community’s most vulnerable citizens find housing without preconditions. Then we provide them essential supports to help them stay in their homes. Permanently affordable housing. A community to belong to. Individual services grounded in compassion, dignity and a radical acceptance of all. With these supports, we can end homelessness in Washtenaw County.

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Avalon awarded tax credits for Hilltop View Apartments

Avalon has received a conditional award of tax credits for from the Michigan State Housing Development Authority for Hilltop View Apartments, a new 24-unit property in Dexter. Hilltop View will be a collaborative venture between Avalon and Faith in Action, the organization that has been working for the past 40 years to alleviate the effects of hunger and poverty in the Chelsea and Dexter areas.

Says Aubrey Patiño, Avalon’s Executive Director, “Like elsewhere in Washtenaw County, Dexter citizens are struggling with a lack of affordable housing and in some cases, homelessness. We’re excited to partner with Faith in Action on this property. We believe that every one of our neighbors deserves a permanent home. We’ll continue to advocate for those who need help in our community.”

Faith in Action and Avalon will host information sessions in Dexter about Hilltop on the following dates:

Thursday February 6, 6:00 pm, at Dexter United Methodist Church, 7643 Huron River Drive

Saturday February 15, 3:00 pm, at Dexter United Methodist Church, 7643 Huron River Drive


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Our Community

December 12th, 2019

Good Things in 2019

In 2019 the Avalon community received many different kinds of support from so many people.  Here are just some of the highlights: In February, we unveiled the Avalon Memorial Tree, in honor of people in our community whom we’ve lost. In March, we received this beautiful note and…

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By: Avalon Housing