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Proudly providing insights and updates on preserving affordable housing in Utah. Here, we delve into strategies, challenges, and success stories revolving around ensuring access to safe and sustainable housing for all Utahns. From discussing innovative financing models to exploring community-driven initiatives, our blog aims to spark dialogue and action towards safeguarding the vitality of our neighborhoods and enhancing the quality of life for generations to come.

Prescribing Homes: How Healthcare Organizations Address Housing as a Social Determinant of Health

The Utah Housing Preservation Fund (UHPF) collaborates with major healthcare organizations like Optum Bank (UnitedHealth Group) and Intermountain Health (IH) to improve public health by acquiring, improving, and managing affordable housing units in the community. Housing, as one of the best-researched social determinants of health, has proven to be a distinguished factor affecting health and wellness.

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The Mission of the Utah Housing Preservation Fund

By focusing on existing affordable housing properties, UHPF aims to create a sustainable and inclusive housing ecosystem for the benefit of the entire community. Through a multifaceted approach encompassing the purchase, deed restriction, and meticulous management of properties, the Fund ensures that Utah's current affordable housing stock remains accessible to those who need it most.

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The Future of Social Impact: PRI Investing and Housing Affordability

In the ever-evolving landscape of social impact, one of the most interesting changes that we believe is the future of social impact models and investing is accountability. Traditional models of relying solely on fundraising are gradually giving way to innovative approaches that prioritize accountability of their impact and long-term sustainability. One such approach gaining traction is Program-Related Investments (PRI) – a powerful tool empowering...

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Utah Housing Preservation Fund Announces Acquisition of Sunset Springs Apartments in St. George

The Utah Housing Preservation Fund (UHPF) is proud to announce a significant milestone in its mission to provide safe and affordable housing for Utah residents. In collaboration with the City of St. George, UHPF has successfully acquired Sunset Springs Apartments, a move that underscores its commitment to preserving affordable housing in the region.

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