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Homes for America serves as a beacon of hope by providing quality affordable housing to catalyze thriving communities.

We have made it our mission to build and preserve affordable housing across the mid-Atlantic region since our founding in 1994. We believe that a home is more than just a place to lay your head. It’s the cornerstone upon which lives are built, dreams are realized, and communities flourish.

Since our inception, we’ve proudly built over eighty rental communities, totaling over 6,700 homes across Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Delaware.

Our work has earned us over 50 national, state, regional, and local awards for excellence, a testament to the quality and innovation we bring to every project.

At Homes for America, we’re more than developers—we’re creators of possibilities, builders of dreams, and champions of thriving communities. Join us in our journey to provide a foundation for a better, more inclusive future.

Our Mission

At Homes for America, our mission is to create quality, service-enriched, sustainable communities that provide opportunities for all residents to enhance their lives with dignity and respect. We are dedicated to providing affordable housing and connecting residents to vital services, focusing on seniors and families in the mid-Atlantic region. Our purpose is to provide housing that increases opportunity for all.

Our Values

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Resident-Centered Decision-Making

We place residents at the heart of our decision-making, ensuring that our properties meet their needs. We understand that resident success is fundamental to fostering thriving communities.

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Impactful Services

We are committed to providing impactful services that enhance the lives of our residents. We believe that every individual should have access to the support they need to achieve stability, connect with their community, and thrive.

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Quality Properties

Residents deserve quality properties where they can feel proud to live. We are dedicated to maintaining and developing properties that are not only affordable but also safe, comfortable, and inviting.

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Dismantling Structural Racism

We acknowledge that structural racism has long plagued the housing system. We are committed to actively and intentionally dismantling these barriers, promoting equity and fairness in housing for all.

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Environmental Stewardship

We recognize the critical importance of environmental stewardship. Sustainability is not just an option; it is a fundamental principle that guides our work, ensuring a better future for our communities and the planet.

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Integrity and Collaboration

Integrity and collaboration are at the core of our work. We believe in transparency, ethical conduct, and working together with our partners and communities to achieve our mission.

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Fiscal Responsibility

We understand the importance of fiscal responsibility. Being financially responsible allows us to sustain our work, ensuring that we can continue to provide affordable housing and supportive services.

These values reflect our commitment to providing affordable housing that goes beyond shelter, aiming to create communities where residents can lead fulfilling lives with dignity, respect, and opportunity. Our dedication to these principles drives our strategic goals and initiatives as we work to support resident success, strengthen our organization, and make a lasting impact in the affordable housing landscape.

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Who We Serve

Our mission is grounded in the belief that everyone deserves a safe, quality home. We understand that stable housing is not just about shelter; it’s the bedrock of physical and mental well-being, educational success, financial stability, and economic empowerment.

The United States is in the midst of a worsening affordable housing crisis. Millions of Americans struggle to find decent housing at a rent they can afford including seniors, essential workers, families, and persons with disabilities. There’s a staggering shortage of 7.3 million homes available to renters with extremely low incomes. We operate in urban, suburban, and rural areas because the need for affordable housing exists everywhere. We seek partnerships and opportunities where we can leverage our expertise in various financing tools and development models.

Resident success is the cornerstone of our efforts. It’s not just about providing affordable housing; it’s about enabling access to essential services—healthcare, education, transportation, digital resources, and social engagements—that enrich lives and foster economic mobility. We believe in cultivating a sense of community where residents’ voices are heard and valued in decision-making processes.

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