Dedicated to living Better.

Habitat America is committed to providing the highest standard of service in every aspect of property operations to our apartment community owners in market rate and affordable multi-family and senior real estate. We extend that commitment to the residents of those communities. We focus on attracting, maintaining and keeping qualified, satisfied and happy residents, while maximizing the value and profitability of each community.

Our recognition of the need to protect the environment has led us to promote an awareness of a commitment to the reduction of energy usage, conservation of resources and recycling practices.

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Client Testimonials

As an owner, I have been working with Habitat America for more than 20 years. Their firm currently manages more than 30 apartment communities, with over 2,500 units for us. Habitat’s corporate executive staff believes great management begins with professional personnel and a team approach. They then provide extensive training, support and encouragement in order to maximize their staff’s potential. We have found their on-site teams to be enthusiastic, thorough, and diligent in the management of our communities. Habitat’s staff is very dedicated and they have done an excellent job at the property level for us. Overall, we have been very pleased with our long-standing relationship with Habitat and their comprehensive approach to management has delivered outstanding results for our company. - Brett Guy, Osprey Property Company LLC

We have worked with Habitat America over the past 19 years, growing from one 33-unit family apartment building in Takoma Park to a portfolio encompassing 22 properties and 1,880 units in Washington, D.C. and four Maryland counties. Habitat America is much more than a property management firm – they are a pro-active business partner integral to helping us properly design, lease up and operate on a long-term basis our 18 senior and four family communities. Financial management and regulatory compliance, property maintenance, and resident services are all top notch. We look forward to continuing our relationship with Habitat America in the years ahead. - John Spencer, Victory HousingAGM is always very pleased when we know that Habitat will be the management agent on any project for which we are the HUD-insured lender. We appreciate Habitat’s hard work, attention to details, and deep knowledge about HUD requirements and tax credit affordability compliance. - Margaret Allen, AGM Financial Inc.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the History of Habitat America?

Our company was formed in 1988 and is a woman-owned and operated third-party property management firm with over 25 years of experience.

What Types of Communities Do We Manage?

Our company’s expertise includes successfully leasing new tax credit, HUD, 202 PRACs and market rate communities under construction, providing ongoing management services for the reorganization and stabilization of communities undergoing economic hardship, and directing the affairs of properties under court appointed receiverships and in Bankruptcy. Our firm has documented experience in successfully addressing and solving problems in troubled properties.

What Makes Habitat America Stand Out?

We specialize in creating tailor-made marketing and management plans that are property specific. This has permitted the firm to successfully lease-up and maintain above average occupancy levels for clients. The company's success in maintaining high occupancy levels is directly due to its ability to quickly design and implement a customized marketing and management plan that solves immediate property problems.

Why Use Habitat America?

• We have proven experience working for government institutional groups and private real estate owners and developers.

• We understand the different objectives of each of these groups and we are skilled in accomplishing these objectives.

• We have solid financial strength and excellent references.

Exceptional service starts
with exceptional people.

Cathy Murphy, President, Habitat America

Cathy Murphy


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Frank Fudala

Frank Fudala

Senior Vice President

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Lisa Udoff, Vice President of Compliance, Habitat America

Lisa Udoff

Vice President of Compliance

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Maryellen DeLuca

Maryellen DeLuca

Vice President of Corporate Marketing

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Sandy Kendall

Sandra Kendall

Vice President, Property Management

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Alli Poe

Alexandra Poe

Director of Operations

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Tonya Trotman

Tonya Trotman

Senior Regional Manager

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Timothy Smith

Timothy Smith

Senior Regional Manager

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Mike Crampton

Michael Crampton

Director of Maintenance

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