Housing Development Activities

ACHIEVEability has developed 210 homes, mostly in West Philadelphia. We renovate abandoned homes and develop brighter and more vibrant homes for our families. Below is an example of how we create not only a healthier living space for our families, but also a safer and more vibrant environment for the neighborhood surrounding the homes. Below is a list of all our housing development activities. 


  • AppleTree Housing
    19  transitional homes for families coming directly from shelters
  • Avondale
    18 rental homes
  • Casa Nueva Vida
    12 units of housing for ActionAIDS in North Philadelphia
  • Cecil Housing
    11 rental homes, mostly serving families where the parent has a history of drug or alcohol addiction
  • Dewey Housing
    10 homeownership units
  • Haddington
    21 transitional homes for families coming directly from shelters
  • Haddington II
    28 rental homes
  • Project Phoenix
    4 homeownership units
  • Ruby Housing (shown above)
    11 rental homes
  • Von Louhr Apartments
    25-unit apartment building
  • Woodcrest
    11 rental homes
  • 40 scattered site homes (rental and homeownership)

Dewey House Before                        Dewey House After


Cecil House Before                                Cecil House After

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