In this series, we’re talking with the country’s most innovative nonprofit leaders to understand how they apply the mental models, ideas, and tools of Market-Based Management® (MBM) to break cycles of poverty nationwide. MBM provides a holistic approach to making decisions, solving problems, and creating value for your organization, stakeholders, and society at large.
In this episode, the team at Acts Housing shares how defining their four core capabilities empowered their team to get better results. They’ve learned to distinguish themselves by how they serve families, build vision-aligned partnerships, say no to the right things, and attract and retain great talent. But the journey hasn’t been easy.
About Acts Housing
Acts Housing restores communities by helping families with barriers purchase and rehabilitate distressed homes. Homeownership provides low- and moderate-income families the opportunity to build equity, reduce their overall housing costs, and get on a path to long-term financial stability.