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.
When asked to write a blog post for Avalon’s website, I was flooded with excitement and had so many ideas! There isn’t time to write a novel so I’ll narrow down my 1,000,000 blog post ideas into one topic: COMMUNITY BUILDING. After years of case management positions at…
By: Avalon Housing