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.
Avalon in the News
Avalon’s Executive Director, Aubrey Patiño, and Director of Real Estate Development, Wendy Carty-Saxon, are featured in Sarah Rigg’s Concentrate Media article about Ann Arbor’s affordability crisis. Avalon currently has an unprecedented three new developments underway, thanks in part to state-level changes to tax credits for supportive housing units.
Avalon is also featured in Julie Halpert’s Community Observer article about soaring housing costs in Western Washtenaw County.
VOCAL (Voices of Community Advocates and Leaders) is Avalon Housing’s tenant leadership board. This program, started in 2017, leads participants through a six-session leadership development training. In January of this year, VOCAL met to develop their annual work plan. They were energized to continue the work they have…
By: Avalon Housing