Habitat for Humanity and the Mixed Income Housing Market in Charlottesville January 2018 By Bala MullothMatthew Ericson Habitat for Humanity and the Mixed Income Housing Market in Charlottesville This case addresses how the nonprofit, Habitat for Humanity, handled commercialization through mixed-revenue, mixed-income programming in Charlottesville, Virginia, USA. Four elements contributed to the successful adoption of mixed-revenue practices in the organization: the organization’s prior business model; its relationship with the private sector; its programming; and its ethos. Bala Mulloth Bala is a globally oriented educator and entrepreneur who has lived and worked in Asia, Europe and North America. Read full bio Matthew Ericson Related Content Bala Mulloth Innovation Tradecraft: Sustaining Technological Advantage in the Future Army Research For more than three years, the US Department of Defense (DoD) has been improving how it innovates in the face of rapid technological change. Dozens of departmental, service, and agency initiatives have emerged to address different aspects of the innovation problem. Charlottesville Works: Harnessing Social Networks to Promote Employment and Fight Poverty Research Ridge Schuyler believed that social networks were a unique and innovative way to fight poverty through sustainable employment opportunities. This case study describes how Ridge scaled up Charlottesville Works locally around a formalized social network model that connects unemployed individuals living under the federal poverty line to promising jobs through word-of-mouth, at little cost. Batten’s Bala Mulloth Awarded $100,000 to Empower Students to Solve Global Problems in Air Pollution News Batten Professor Bala Mulloth and UVA Engineering Professor Gaurav Giri have been awarded $100,000 for their work to mobilize students to learn about and help address the global air pollution crisis. Professor Spotlight: Bala Mulloth News Batten Professor Bala Mulloth thrives in different cultures. “I was born and raised in Mumbai, studied in New York City, then worked in Budapest, Hungary, and for the past four years, I have lived in Charlottesville,” said the professor of Social Entrepreneurship.