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Community Development : Housing and Neighborhood Development

Rebuilding Together Houston

Revitalizing Houston's low-income homes and communities

four stars

91.33

104 North Greenwood Suite 100
Houston, TX 77011
tel: (713) 659-2511   Web Site
EIN: 76-0027902

Board Leadership
Randolph Henry and Fred Williams, Jr.
Co-Chairmen

CEO
James E. Soller
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.33 four stars
  Financial 90.72 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 92.00 four stars
This rating was published 03/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Learn more about how we calculate the overall score and rating.

Financial

four stars

90.72

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

92.00

This rating was published 03/01/2017 and includes data from FY2015, 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)
85.3%
  Administrative Expenses 6.8%
  Fundraising Expenses 7.7%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.07
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.36
  Program Expenses Growth 8.2%
  Liabilities to Assets 24.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Rebuilding Together Houston on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Rebuilding Together Houston on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Rebuilding Together Houston (TX) 91.33 four stars
Home Repair Services (MI) 86.83 three stars
Building Goodness Foundation (VA) 92.14 four stars
Appalachia Service Project (TN) 86.76 three stars
Rebuilding Together (DC) 85.85 three stars

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Rebuilding Together - Houston (RT - H) brings volunteers and communities together to improve the homes and lives of low-income Houston area homeowners in need. They renovate and repair hundreds of homes annually at no charge to the homeowner. RT - H's focus is the delivery of essential home repairs and modifications to improve the overall condition of the home, eliminate health and safety hazards, and improve energy efficiency so that the homeowner may continue to live in warmth, safety, and independence. Through the support of corporate sponsors, local businesses, faith-based organizations and the hands-on work of over 5,000 volunteers, RT - H renovates and repairs hundreds of homes annually with a market value of nearly $5.4 million.

REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,249,032
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $920,359
Total Contributions $3,169,391
   Program Service Revenue $0
Total Primary Revenue $3,169,391
   Other Revenue $19,657
TOTAL REVENUE $3,189,048
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,558,495
   Administrative Expenses $143,617
   Fundraising Expenses $309,073
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,011,185
   
Payments to Affiliates $11,000
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $177,863
   
Net Assets $933,195

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
Contractor Programs $1,806,409 70.6%
Volunteer Home Repair Program $686,846 26.8%
Ramp Angels $46,787 1.8%

Ratings History
Rebuilding Together Houston has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2015-12 03/01/2017 91.33 four stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 91.30 four stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 86.93 three stars
2013-12 06/01/2015 81.28 three stars
2012-12 02/01/2014 81.46 three stars
2011-12 04/01/2013 83.29 three 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 76-0027902
Name in IRS Master File REBUILDING TOGETHER HOUSTON
NTEE Code L80
NTEE Classification Housing Support Services -- Other
NTEE Type Housing, Shelter
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (400) Area development, redevelopment of renewal
Foundation Status Organization which receives a substantial part of its support from a governmental unit or the general public   170(b)(1)(A)(vi)
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 February, 1983
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, 2015
  • December, 2014
  • December, 2013
  • December, 2012
  • December, 2011

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).

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Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$104,802 3.48% James E. Soller Executive Director

Rebuilding Together - Houston (RT - H) brings volunteers and communities together to improve the homes and lives of low-income Houston area homeowners in need. They renovate and repair hundreds of homes annually at no charge to the homeowner. RT - H's focus is the delivery of essential home repairs and modifications to improve the overall condition of the home, eliminate health and safety hazards, and improve energy efficiency so that the homeowner may continue to live in warmth, safety, and independence. Through the support of corporate sponsors, local businesses, faith-based organizations and the hands-on work of over 5,000 volunteers, RT - H renovates and repairs hundreds of homes annually with a market value of nearly $5.4 million.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Rebuilding Together Houston (TX) 91.33 four stars
Building Goodness Foundation (VA) 92.14 four stars
Hosanna Industries (PA) 92.74 four stars
Rebuilding Together Silicon Valley (CA) 96.66 four stars
Plymouth Housing Group (WA) 87.87 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Rebuilding Together Houston
104 North Greenwood
Suite 100
Houston, TX 77011
tel: (713) 659-2511
fax: (713) 650-0871
EIN: 76-0027902

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Board Leadership

Randolph Henry and Fred Williams, Jr.
Co-Chairmen

CEO

James E. Soller
Executive Director

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