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Community Development : Housing and Neighborhood Development

CHN Housing Partners

The Power of a Permanent Address

four stars

92.38

2999 Payne Avenue Suite 306
Cleveland, OH 44114
tel: (216) 574-7100   Web Site
EIN: 34-1346763

Board Leadership
Michael Griffin
Board President

CEO
Kevin J. Nowak
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.38 four stars
  Financial 90.00 four stars
  Accountability & Transparency 96.00 four stars
This rating was published 10/01/2019 and includes data from FY2017, the most recent 990 received at that time.

CHN is a highly seasoned, nonprofit affordable housing developer and housing service provider that works with its partners to solve major housing challenges for low-income people and underserved communities. We partner with cities and organizations to deliver housing solutions for their constituents. We partner with utility companies, financial institutions, and public agencies to manage and deliver large-scale housing resources to the community. We partner with people-low-income individuals, families, seniors, the disabled and the homeless-to improve their housing stability.

We have developed over 6,000 affordable homes, and each year serve over 30,000 families through:

*Affordable Housing & Home Ownership Programs
*Housing Safety Nets & Income Supports
*Energy Conservation & Weatherization
*Financial Counseling & Education

We work in Ohio and neighboring states to preserve and expand affordable housing, build equitable communities.

CHN is a highly seasoned, nonprofit affordable housing developer and housing service provider that works with its partners to solve major housing challenges for low-income people and underserved communities. We partner with cities and organizations to deliver housing solutions for their constituents. We partner with utility companies, financial institutions, and public agencies to manage and deliver large-scale housing resources to the community. We partner with people-low-income individuals, families, seniors, the disabled and the homeless-to improve their housing stability.

We have developed over 6,000 affordable homes, and each year serve over 30,000 families through:

*Affordable Housing & Home Ownership Programs
*Housing Safety Nets & Income Supports
*Energy Conservation & Weatherization
*Financial Counseling & Education

We work in Ohio and neighboring states to preserve and expand affordable housing, build equitable communities.

Impact Information

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Reported Results
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Total in 2017
Number of housing units built
126
Number of tax returns completed by volunteers
1,300
Number of low-income households who have received utilities assistance to keep the lights, heat and/or water on in their homes
30,000
Number of clients served
50,000
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

90.00

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

96.00

This rating was published 10/01/2019 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)
95.7%
  Administrative Expenses 2.9%
  Fundraising Expenses 1.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.02
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.81
  Program Expenses Growth 14.0%
  Liabilities to Assets 61.8%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by CHN Housing Partners on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by CHN Housing Partners on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
CHN Housing Partners (OH) 92.38 four stars
Rebuilding Together Peninsula (CA) 90.63 four stars
Building Goodness Foundation (VA) 93.83 four stars
Interfaith Community Housing of Delaware (DE) 86.21 three stars
Warren Village (CO) 91.46 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $10,944,344
   Federated Campaigns $474,892
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $0
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $9,848,205
Total Contributions $21,267,441
   Program Service Revenue $9,876,427
Total Primary Revenue $31,143,868
   Other Revenue $1,395,196
TOTAL REVENUE $32,539,064
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $30,567,028
   Administrative Expenses $702,526
   Fundraising Expenses $490,228
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $31,759,782
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $779,282
   
Net Assets $24,808,618

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
Energy Conservation & Weatherization $18,434,074 60.3%
Housing Development & Property Management $11,027,238 36.1%
Training & Education $1,105,716 3.6%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2017-12 10/01/2019 92.38 four stars
2016-12 11/01/2018 85.57 three stars
2016-12 05/01/2018 85.01 three stars
2015-12 05/01/2017 86.66 three stars
2014-12 12/01/2016 85.85 three stars
2014-12 06/01/2016 85.69 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2013-12 07/01/2015 91.79 four stars
2012-12 04/01/2014 97.94 four stars
2011-12 05/01/2013 98.01 four stars
2010-12 04/01/2012 98.02 four stars
2009-12 10/01/2011 94.25 four stars
2009-12 09/20/2011 90.33 four stars
 
CN 1.0
2009-12 05/01/2011 91.60 four stars
2008-12 06/01/2010 94.16 four stars
2007-12 07/01/2009 94.56 four stars
2006-12 07/01/2008 96.53 four stars
2005-12 03/01/2007 94.42 four stars
2004-12 05/01/2006 95.11 four stars
2003-12 12/01/2004 91.79 four stars
2002-12 03/01/2004 89.09 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 34-1346763
Name in IRS Master File CHN HOUSING PARTNERS
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 (380) Low-income housing
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 December, 1981
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
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$145,587 0.45% Robert Curry Executive Director
Other Salaries of Note
$152,002 0.47% Kevin Nowak In-House Counsel

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
CHN Housing Partners (OH) 92.38 four stars
Good Works, Inc. (PA) 85.65 three stars
Home Repair Services (MI) 92.27 four stars
Interfaith Community Housing of Delaware (DE) 86.21 three stars
CommonBond Communities (MN) 90.83 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

CHN Housing Partners
2999 Payne Avenue
Suite 306
Cleveland, OH 44114
tel: (216) 574-7100
fax: (216) 574-7130
EIN: 34-1346763

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Board Leadership

Michael Griffin
Board President

CEO

Kevin J. Nowak
Executive Director

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