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Community Development : Housing and Neighborhood Development

Urban Homeworks

Rebuilding Neighborhoods. Reconnecting People. Reclaiming Hope.

76.67

2015 Emerson Avenue North Minneapolis, MN 55411
tel: (612) 724-9002   Web Site
EIN: 41-1821520

Board Leadership
Claudia Oxley
Interim Board Chair

CEO
AsaleSol Young
Executive Director

 
 
  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 76.67
  Financial 70.62
  Accountability & Transparency 85.00
This rating was published 04/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The mission of Urban Homeworks is to perpetuate the hope of Jesus Christ through innovative community development that produces dignified housing for low-income families, a strategic network of good neighbors and the redemptive development of real estate. Since 1995, Urban Homeworks has been responding to the voices of our neighbors by providing dignified housing opportunities, creating space for construction training, intentionally weaving together a network of engaged neighbors, and mobilizing volunteers. Our focus on stability and connecting resources so that individual and communal assets emerge, thrive, and invigorate our neighborhoods has resulted in more than 200 redeveloped properties and a network of 17,000 volunteers, 1,200 construction trainees, and over 400 Urban Neighbors.

The mission of Urban Homeworks is to perpetuate the hope of Jesus Christ through innovative community development that produces dignified housing for low-income families, a strategic network of good neighbors and the redemptive development of real estate. Since 1995, Urban Homeworks has been responding to the voices of our neighbors by providing dignified housing opportunities, creating space for construction training, intentionally weaving together a network of engaged neighbors, and mobilizing volunteers. Our focus on stability and connecting resources so that individual and communal assets emerge, thrive, and invigorate our neighborhoods has resulted in more than 200 redeveloped properties and a network of 17,000 volunteers, 1,200 construction trainees, and over 400 Urban Neighbors.

Financial

70.62

Accountability & Transparency

85.00

This rating was published 04/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, 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)
78.1%
  Administrative Expenses 9.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 12.5%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.28
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.96
  Program Expenses Growth 0.1%
  Liabilities to Assets 87.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Urban Homeworks on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Urban Homeworks on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Urban Homeworks (MN) 76.67
Enlace Chicago (IL) 91.98
Ohio City Incorporated (OH) 86.84
University City District (PA) 91.90
Fifth Avenue Committee (NY) 88.53

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $2,110,654
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $2,110,654
   Program Service Revenue $3,438,751
Total Primary Revenue $5,549,405
   Other Revenue $87,691
TOTAL REVENUE $5,637,096
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $4,268,849
   Administrative Expenses $251,867
   Fundraising Expenses $621,844
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $5,142,560
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $494,536
   
Net Assets $5,513,880

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
Rental Programs $2,056,137 48.2%
Real Estate Development $826,854 19.4%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-12 04/01/2021 76.67
2018-12 02/01/2020 77.22
2017-12 06/01/2019 83.01
2016-12 06/01/2018 85.51
2015-12 06/01/2017 85.18
2014-12 06/01/2016 84.61
 
CN 2.0
2014-12 12/22/2015 86.01
2013-12 03/01/2015 89.27
2012-12 12/20/2013 90.50
2011-12 09/01/2013 92.08

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

EIN 41-1821520
Name in IRS Master File URBAN HOMEWORKS INC
NTEE Code S21
NTEE Classification Community Coalitions
NTEE Type Community Improvement, Capacity Building
Classification Educational Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (994) Described in section 170(b)1)(a)(vi) of the Code
(429) Other inner city or community benefit activities
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 May, 1996
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End December
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • December, 2018
  • December, 2017
  • December, 2016
  • December, 2015
  • December, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$132,394 2.57% Chad Schwitters Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Urban Homeworks (MN) 76.67
WE ACT for Environmental Justice (NY) 96.59
Mountain Association (KY) 93.49
UpTogether (CA) 90.40
Neighborhood Development Center (MN) 88.85

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Charity Contact Info

Urban Homeworks
2015 Emerson Avenue North
Minneapolis, MN 55411
tel: (612) 724-9002
EIN: 41-1821520

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Board Leadership

Claudia Oxley
Interim Board Chair

CEO

AsaleSol Young
Executive Director

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