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Related Affordable Housing

Building and supporting thriving communities

Affordable housing is a foundational element of Related Companies, with more than 55,000 affordable residences in cities across America.

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Stories From Our Affordable Communities
Helping seniors thrive

Senior residents of Dayton, Ohio's fully renovated Biltmore Towers will now benefit from substantial upgrades to their residences and communal spaces, improving their quality of life for years to come.

Nurturing communities

Residents of Skyview Downtown in Massachusetts experienced their building’s renewal with revived apartment interiors, activities connecting them to other residents and a vivid mural celebrating them and their cultures.

Enhancing wellness

Residents of Colonial Village in Cincinnati share their personal experiences of how their homes' remodeling has enhanced their wellbeing and connection to the community.

Transforming lives

At The Harriet Tubman Building in Far Rockaway, Related partnered with Win to provide tailored social services that address individual medical and clinical needs, educational opportunities, job development programs and more.

What's Happening Around Our Affordable Communities
RAF and RMC connect Chicago students with the real estate industry

Related Affordable Foundation and Related Management Company have partnered with national nonprofit Urban Alliance, resulting in local students beginning internships at Chicago Related Affordable properties. Through Urban Alliance's Property Management Pathway program, five students are gaining hands-on experience in the real estate industry and learning directly from Related Management mentors, department heads and team members. Related Management is proud to shape these students' future careers and to contribute to a more diverse real estate industry pipeline. Urban Alliance is a national nonprofit that connects high school seniors to equitable and inclusive work-based opportunities through paid internships across multiple industries and sectors.

Related Argent begins construction on affordable residences at London’s Brent Cross Town

Related Argent is excited to announce that major construction has commenced on the first affordable homes at mixed-use destination Brent Cross Town, bringing hundreds of new jobs and training opportunities to the area as part of the Brent Cross Cricklewood regeneration program. The first building will offer 120 new affordable homes and is set to welcome residents in late 2024. Construction is also progressing on the first homes to buy at Brent Cross Town. The Ashbee building, which will create 107 new homes, is also set to complete by the end of 2024.

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"Build Chicago Together" art mural unveiled at HIRE360 Training and Business Development Center

In October of 2022, Related Midwest, Related Affordable Foundation and After School Matters unveiled the "Build Chicago Together" art mural at HIRE360 Chicago's new Training and Business Development Center. Local artist Erick “ROHO” Garcia designed the artwork and guided young residents of Related Affordable communities as they spent the summer developing their creative and teamwork skills. The mural showcases the strength and skills of Chicago's workers, like those who will be launching their careers or small businesses thanks to HIRE360's workforce development.

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Related California breaks ground on Sunnydale Hub

On December 6th, Related California joined Mercy Housing on the groundbreaking of Sunnydale Hub, the neighborhood’s first community center for more than 1,700 families who will reside within the Sunnydale Hope SF footprint and the surrounding Visitacion Valley neighborhood.

Affordable housing was a great opportunity. It molded me into the person that I am today.
Kenya J. Conley
Focus Fairies Mentoring founder / Marshall Field Garden Apartments former resident
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Our commitment to affordable housing

It's in our DNA

We started exclusively as an affordable housing developer in 1972, and today, we are one of the largest developers and preservationists of affordable and workforce housing in the country. Currently, we own and manage 55,000 affordable and workforce housing apartment homes and we are proud to have never converted a single unit of affordable housing to market rate.

Affordable Around the Country
Affordable Around the Country
Related Affordable Foundation and nonprofit KABOOM! celebrates kid-designed playspace

This fall, Related Affordable Foundation and nonprofit KABOOM! celebrated the creation of a kid-designed playspace at Southern Hills, which provides an active, social and safe place for kids to have fun and express themselves.

Affordable Around the Country
Affordable Around the Country

Together with LR Contracting Company and Bowa Construction, Related Midwest broke ground on 900 Randolph in Chicago on November 4th. When completed, 900 Randolph will introduce 300 residences to the Fulton Market neighborhood—with 20 percent to be designated as affordable.

Affordable Around the Country
Affordable Around the Country

Co-developed by Related Northwest and non-profit Central City Concern, Cedar Commons has opened in East Portland, offering permanently-supportive housing to some of the most vulnerable local residents. Central City Concern will also provide residents with on-site services such as mental health services and employment support and training.

Affordable Around the Country
Affordable Around the Country
Affordable development Willets Point breaks ground in Queens

The city officially broke ground on the environmental cleanup efforts needed for the Willets Point redevelopment in Queens. The project is being undertaken by a pair of developers called Queens Development Group, which includes Related Companies and Sterling Equities.

Affordable Around the Country
Affordable Around the Country
Celebrating 30 years of creating visionary developments at Related California

With over 15,000 residential units and over 41 million gross square feet of development throughout California, we have worked directly with community leaders and partners to transform urban life.

Affordable Around the Country
Affordable Around the Country
A place to call home in Chicago

Kenya J. Conley, a resident of Marshall Field Garden Apartments for ten years, speaks about her love for the area and how it helped her grow up. When she needed it most, Kenya was able to make a home here, and has been able to give back to the community through her involvement in Focus Fairies Mentoring.

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Art at Affordable Program

Related Affordable weaves artwork into residents' daily lives

Related Affordable recognizes that artwork has the ability to uplift and empower individuals and their communities. This has resulted in a program that brings contemporary artwork into Related's affordable residences, inviting creatives to share their vision with residents in a lasting and impactful way. By working with local artists and incorporating residents' feedback, Related Affordable's program sets out to improve residents' wellness and to involve them in the creative conversation. Explore some of the most recent artistic collaborations below.

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Investing in your resident services is investing in your community.
Tracy Canepa
Director of resident services, Foundation for Affordable Housing
Meet Our Residents: Marine Terrace
A marine veteran puts down solid roots for his family’s legacy
Meet Our Residents: Alms Hill Apartments
A resident rallies her neighborhood to save a historic building
Meet Our Residents: Marshall Field Garden Apartments
Art on Sedgwick brings together the community to foster creativity and make art
An Inside Look
An Inside Look

With a mission to help millions of young lower- to middle-income Londoners who are essential to the city’s economy, Pocket Living serves locals who cannot afford to buy a market rate home and don’t qualify for traditional affordable housing. Pocket Homes are discounted 20% below market value, and eligible purchasers are defined by their income levels, as well as where they live and work.

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An Inside Look

West Green Place is Pocket Living's first community in the heart of London’s Haringey neighborhood, featuring 126 homes and a new community center. One of the residents, Kezia, is a clinical psychologist local to Tottenham who has always wanted to live and be connected to the community that she works in.

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An Inside Look

By embracing modular construction practices, Pocket Living is able to build affordable homes at a faster rate than what’s possible with traditional construction, as well as reducing overall environmental impact and disruption to the surrounding community.

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An Inside Look

Every Pocket Living development offers residents plenty of opportunities to get to know their neighbors—from move-in welcome parties to shared amenity spaces to management committees that allow residents to determine the future of their buildings.

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An Inside Look

Cherise never dreamed of owning a house in the heart of London—until she learned about Pocket Living and its focus on helping first-time buyers land the home of their dreams at a discounted rate.

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An Inside Look

Located in East London, Harbard Close presents 78 one-bedroom homes only available for first-time homeowners. The development prides itself on enhanced sustainability features, helping residents lower their utility bills and reduce their environmental footprints.

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An Inside Look

Mapleton Crescent offers 53 one-bedroom homes available only to qualified first-time local buyers and 36 two- and three-bedroom market rate Pocket Edition homes. Designed by architecture firm Metropolitan Workshop, the 27-story building has a striking turquoise terracotta exterior and a distinctive triangular core, and has won multiple awards for both its design and social impact.

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An Inside Look

For Londoners interested in owning a Pocket Home but who can’t find one in their neighborhood, Pocket will help connect them to available resale homes. All Pocket resale homes keep their affordable status, as they’re only offered to local first-time buyers who make under a certain income level.

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An Inside Look

26-year-old dancer Emma was looking for a more permanent place to settle down. She soon discovered Pocket Living and the opportunity to buy her own home in London at a 20% discount, and thought it was too good to be true—until she learned that she qualified as a first-time home buyer.

Affordable Development Opportunities

Reach out to our affordable development team to discuss portfolio acquisitions and development opportunities across the country.

Affordable Housing Inquiries

Reach out to our affordable housing team who can help direct you to application information for affordable housing opportunities across the country.

Unit sizes vary from building to building; rents and income requirements and limits vary as well and are subject to change.