SAAarchitects is pleased to announce that Mark D. Shermeyer, president and founder of SAA, has been appointed a new member of the Board of Directors and the Projects & Facilities Committee of the York Area Housing Group (YAHG). YAHG’s mission is a great fit with SAAarchitects’ ideals; the common goal being to improve communities, strengthen neighborhoods, and stabilize lives. SAAarchitects is dedicated to supporting local projects to help improve the community for years to come. Mr. Shermeyer also actively participates as a member of the City of York’s Historic Architecture Review Board (HARB), where he has previously held position as Chairperson for multiple years in addition to regular membership.
YAHG provides quality housing for individuals with limited resources. The York Housing Development Corporation, the first of many companies under YAHG’s umbrella, started the movement for affordable living in 1971. With the help of many dedicated members, like Mr. Shermeyer, the organization has successfully developed and co-developed over 500 units of affordable housing throughout York County.