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Community Development : Housing and Neighborhood Development

Plymouth Housing Group

Building hope, transforming lives

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four stars

92.24

2113 Third Avenue Seattle, WA 98121
tel: (206) 374-9409   Web Site
EIN: 91-1122621

Board Leadership
John McHale
President

CEO
Paul Lambros
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.24 four stars
  Financial 92.50 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Plymouth Housing Group (PHG) works to eliminate homelessness and stabilize homeless and very low-income people in housing by preserving, developing and operating safe, decent, affordable housing, and by providing opportunities for homeless and very low-income people to improve their lives. Founded in 1980, PHG has grown to be one of the largest providers of very low-income housing in downtown Seattle. With nearly 1,000 apartment units and 17 retail tenants in 11 buildings, PHG's comprehensive approach to providing affordable housing and supportive services has been overwhelmingly successful, earning our organization local and national recognition as a leader in the effort to end homelessness.

Plymouth Housing Group (PHG) works to eliminate homelessness and stabilize homeless and very low-income people in housing by preserving, developing and operating safe, decent, affordable housing, and by providing opportunities for homeless and very low-income people to improve their lives. Founded in 1980, PHG has grown to be one of the largest providers of very low-income housing in downtown Seattle. With nearly 1,000 apartment units and 17 retail tenants in 11 buildings, PHG's comprehensive approach to providing affordable housing and supportive services has been overwhelmingly successful, earning our organization local and national recognition as a leader in the effort to end homelessness.

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This impact information is current as of March 2019, when it was provided to us by GuideStar. At this time, Impact information published on this organization's page has no effect on its rating per our methodology.

Financial

four stars

92.50

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 03/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
89.7%
  Administrative Expenses 7.5%
  Fundraising Expenses 2.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.03
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.30
  Program Expenses Growth 9.5%
  Liabilities to Assets 52.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Plymouth Housing Group on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Plymouth Housing Group on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Plymouth Housing Group (WA) 92.24 four stars
Rebuilding Together Peninsula (CA) 93.77 four stars
CATCH Neighborhood Housing (NH) 88.23 three stars
Building Goodness Foundation (VA) 93.83 four stars
Rebuilding Together (DC) 91.81 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,190,922
   Federated Campaigns $120,000
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,868,485
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $13,268,541
Total Contributions $16,447,948
   Program Service Revenue $6,580,199
Total Primary Revenue $23,028,147
   Other Revenue $454,924
TOTAL REVENUE $23,483,071
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $19,862,284
   Administrative Expenses $1,595,856
   Fundraising Expenses $673,733
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $22,131,873
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,351,198
   
Net Assets $25,154,978

Program names and associated costs are listed for the top programs as reported on the charity's most recently filed Form 990. The top programs displayed will include the largest three programs, or those programs covering at least 60% of the charity's total expenses, whichever comes first.

Program Name Amount Spent % of Program Expenses
Social Services $12,975,464 65.3%
Housing Provider $6,425,596 32.4%
Housing Development $461,224 2.3%

Ratings History
Plymouth Housing Group has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 03/01/2019 92.24 four stars
2016-12 03/01/2018 90.05 four stars
2015-12 04/01/2017 87.87 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 90.70 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 92.63 four stars
2013-12 06/01/2015 94.30 four stars
2012-12 03/01/2014 97.08 four stars
2011-12 02/01/2013 97.08 four stars
2010-12 04/01/2012 95.00 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 97.03 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 04/01/2011 98.74 four stars
2008-12 04/01/2010 83.68 three stars
2007-12 05/01/2009 89.02 three stars
2006-12 10/01/2007 90.40 four stars
2005-12 04/01/2007 84.92 three stars
2004-12 12/01/2005 79.84 two stars

The data displayed on this tab is provided by the IRS in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

EIN 91-1122621
Name in IRS Master File PLYMOUTH HOUSING GROUP
NTEE Code L20
NTEE Classification Housing Development, Construction, Management
NTEE Type Housing, Shelter
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (380) Low-income housing
Foundation Status Organization that normally receives no more than one-third of its support from gross investment income and unrelated business income and at the same time more than one-third of its support from contributions, fees, and gross receipts related to exempt purposes.  509(a)(2)
Deductibility Contributions are deductible
Affiliation Independent - the organization is an independent organization or an independent auxiliary (i.e., not affiliated with a National, Regional, or Geographic grouping of organizations).
Group Name [Not Applicable]
Ruling Date August, 1980
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013

The data displayed in this profile is provided by the IRS for free in the form of Publication 78 and the Business Master File (BMF).

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$195,606 0.88% Paul Lambros Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Plymouth Housing Group (WA) 92.24 four stars
HomeAid America (CA) 91.98 four stars
Housing and Community Development Network of New Jersey (NJ) 91.26 four stars
Rebuilding Together Silicon Valley (CA) 96.66 four stars
CommonBond Communities (MN) 92.27 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Plymouth Housing Group
2113 Third Avenue
Seattle, WA 98121
tel: (206) 374-9409
EIN: 91-1122621

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Board Leadership

John McHale
President

CEO

Paul Lambros
Executive Director

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