WHI Member Spotlight: Avalon Housing

Read our June newsletter member spotlight, Avalon Housing.

Year founded: 1992

Mission: To build healthy, safe and inclusive supportive housing communities as a long-term solution to homelessness.

Key focus areas: Supportive housing


  • Housing Development: Owns and manages 29 supportive housing sites in Ann Arbor and Chelsea
  • Enhanced Property Management: Supporting residents with programs such as eviction prevention plans for at-risk tenants, weekly unit inspections, payment plans, goal setting, and action plans
  • Community Building: Supporting tenants by building positive relationships through community meetings, community-wide activities, and close coordination with Support Services team
  • Supportive Housing Services: Assisting with basic needs, helping maintain a healthy and safe household, advocating around parenting and child welfare issue, offering 24-7 on-call crisis response, and providing housing-based case management

Other Services and Programs include:  

  • Support with Healthcare: Providing residents with coordination of in-home primary medical care (with partner Packard Health), transportation to critical appointments, substance abuse and mental health systems, and peer recovery support
  • Youth Development Programs: Helping with academic, social and emotional challenges for children and teens that have experienced homelessness

Executive Director: Aubrey PatiƱo

Address: 1327 Jones Drive Suite 102 Ann Arbor, MI 48105

Phone: 734-663-5858 

Website: www.avalonhousing.org

Instagram: @avalonhousing

Twitter: @avalonhousing

Facebook: facebook.com/AvalonHousing

Linkedin: linkedin.com/company/avalon-housing-inc