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Affordable Housing Developer Standard Communities Lands Nation First B Corp Certification 

Standard Communities, a national affordable housing developer and investor, has become a certified B Corporation, making it the first national affordable housing developer to achieve this distinction.  

The B Corp certification underscores the company’s commitment to a purpose-driven business model that promotes positive change in the affordable housing sector. Headquartered in New York and Los Angeles, Standard Communities manages a national portfolio of nearly 19,000 apartment units and has completed over $4 billion in affordable and workforce housing projects. 


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