Genesis2 for Affordable Housing

Simplified Affordable Housing Management

For companies with small to mid-sized portfolios, streamline compliance, property management, and finance with a cost-effective, cloud hosted solution.

Yardi Genesis²™ for Affordable Housing is built on the innovative features of our market rate housing version of Genesis², but also includes tools to manage compliance for LIHTC, HUD 50059, HOME and USDA/RHS Section 515 subsidies, and more. With a user-friendly interface, Genesis² features include intuitive dashboards, analytics and reporting, automated prospect and renter workflows, a valuable correspondence package, and built-in security. Support residents by activating best-in-class services available in the fully integrated Yardi Genesis² Suite™.


Better manage your business with powerful functionality
developed for affordable housing providers.

In addition to affordable housing, Genesis² supports many different portfolio types, including residential, commercial, condo and HOA, and self storage properties.

Product Highlights


  • Turnkey Compliance

    With Genesis², your organization can track data and produce reports for compliance using workflows developed and supported by Yardi affordable housing experts. Take quick control of your compliance requirements using standard analytics and online integration with reporting sites such as HUD’s TRACS and USDA’s MINC systems.

  • Streamlined Reporting

    Genesis² includes many common reports that use real-time data from the comprehensive property and resident database. Genesis² quickly exports data to Adobe® PDF, Microsoft Word®, and Microsoft Excel®. Every report and online analytic tool allows drilldown with a single mouse click.

  • Complete Accounting

    The core of Genesis² is a powerful general ledger with accounts receivable (A/R) and payable (A/P), check writing, and bank reconciliation. Genesis² includes all features necessary for both cash and accrual accounting.

The Yardi Genesis² Suite

Adopt optional affordable housing add-on products from the fully integrated Yardi Genesis² Suite to improve your bottom line and provide enhanced services for your residents.

  • RENTCafé

    Attract prospects and retain residents with RENTCafé®, an all-in-one marketing solution with property marketing websites, step-by-step online leasing, resident portals, and online payments and maintenance requests.

Key Features
  • Web-based, browser-agnostic software platform with built-in best practices
  • Fast, easy, and accurate reporting for automated subsidy compliance
  • SaaS hosting including data backups and software updates
  • Integrated general ledger with A/R and A/P functions, cash and accrual books
  • Comprehensive automated workflows including prospects, evictions, and renewals
  • Check writing, bank reconciliation, and electronic payments features
  • Correspondence package to track communications
  • Maintenance and work order management
  • Real-time analytics and standard reports with drilldown capabilities
  • Built-in installation checklist functionality for fast and easy setup
Key Benefits
  • Reduces costs and ensures efficiency with automated workflows
  • Improves compliance reporting for better program performance
  • Streamlines A/R and A/P and automates resident receipt processing
  • Enhances business intelligence with portfolio-wide analytics and reporting
  • Lowers IT overhead and delivers hassle-free upgrades with SaaS
  • Provides mobile access to create and complete work orders from the field
  • Integrates with optional products for resident screening, renters insurance, and payment processing