Alpha Phi Alpha Homes, Inc. is a non-profit housing, development, and management corporation formed in 1966 by the members of the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. Eta Tau Lambda chapter. Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity is the oldest predominately black collegiate Greek-Lettered fraternity. The Eta Tau Lambda is an alumni chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha, located in Akron, Oh, and was formed in 1960 specifically to support their local communities.
Today, Alpha Phi Alpha Homes maintains both well-run rental and for-sale residential properties. Tenants enjoy social and recreational programs organized by live-in resident managers amid service coordinators trained to work with low-income families and elderly individuals. Alpha Phi Alpha Homes has developed a variety of programs to enable each tenant to live the fullest and most productive life. Service coordinators connect tenants in need with service providers who can ease the burden of poverty, disability, and infirmity.
Through its creation of Alpha Phi Alpha Homes, Inc., the Eta Tau Lambda chapter has embodied one of the most critical objectives of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity: to further our economic and charitable agenda to enhance our institution and the lives of those in our communities. Eta Tau Lambda has been a pioneer in non-profit development and management of affordable housing for low and moderate-income families and the elderly.
Learn more about Eta Tau Lambda at akronalphas.org.