Mission: TO ACQUIRE, REHABILITATE, AND DEVELOP PROPERTY FOR THE PURPOSE OFPROVIDING HOUSING TO HOMELESS, NEAR HOMELESS, AND OTHER LOW INCOMEFAMILIES.

Echo Housing Corporation is a 501(c)(3) organization, with an IRS ruling year of 1993, and donations are tax-deductible.

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Contact Information

  echohousingcorp.org

 414 BAKER AVE
Evansville IN 47710-1702


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High Concern Advisory for:
Echo Housing Corporation

On March 16, 2021, The Department of Justice issued a press release titled, "Former Echo Housing Corporation Executive Director Sentenced on Three Counts of Theft." For this reason, we have issued a High Concern CN Advisory. For more information regarding the charges reported, please see The Department of Justice press release.

  • On March 22, 2018, The Courier & Press published an article titled, "Evansville police opens investigation into ECHO Housing, despite lack of cooperation." For more information, please see The Courier & Press article.

  • On March 26, 2018, The Courier & Press published an article titled, "ECHO Housing Corp. disputes Evansville Police Deparment's [sic] account of investigation." For more information, please see The Courier & Press article.

  • On March 27, 2018, The Courier & Press published an article titled, "ECHO director declines to identify board members." For more information, please see The the Courier & Press article.

  • On November 26, 2018, The Courier & Press published an article titled, "ECHO interim director: EPD investigation of nonprofit continues; Council to revisit funding." For more information, please see The Courier & Press article.

  • On February 4, 2019, The Courier & Press published an article titled, "Former ECHO director gave herself extra paychecks, now faces theft charges, feds say." For more information, please see The Courier & Press article.

  • On March 26, 2019, The Courier & Press published an article titled, "Ex-ECHO Housing Corp. director Stephanie Tenbarge's trial date pushed." For more information, please see The Courier & Press article.


The concerns raised about illegal activity, improper conduct, or organizational mismanagement are serious both in nature and scope and have thus warranted this CN Advisory. We have published this advisory to provide donors with content that they may find useful when making their giving decisions. The views and opinions expressed here are those of the authors of sources used for the reported information, and not those of Charity Navigator. Charity Navigator is not responsible for the nature or content of the information presented through such external sources and websites. For more information on how or when we decide to publish a CN Advisory, please review our methodology.

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