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Community Development : Housing and Neighborhood Development

Neighborhood Housing Services of Chicago

Building stronger neighborhoods throughout Chicago since 1975

two stars

77.87

1279 North Milwaukee Avenue 5th Floor
Chicago, IL 60622
tel: (773) 329-4111   Web Site
EIN: 23-7443009

Board Leadership
Robert V. McGhee
President

CEO
Anthony Simpkins
President & CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 77.87 two stars
  Financial 70.71 two stars
  Accountability & Transparency 89.00 three stars
This rating was published 02/01/2021 and includes data from FY2019, the most recent 990 received at that time.

NHS' mission is to create opportunities for people to live in affordable homes, improve their lives, and strengthen their neighborhoods. We do this by: educating and preparing new homeowners for success; lending to help people buy, fix, and keep their homes; sustaining homeownership through foreclosure prevention services; preserving, rehabbing, and investing in housing; and building powerful and enduring community partnerships.

NHS' mission is to create opportunities for people to live in affordable homes, improve their lives, and strengthen their neighborhoods. We do this by: educating and preparing new homeowners for success; lending to help people buy, fix, and keep their homes; sustaining homeownership through foreclosure prevention services; preserving, rehabbing, and investing in housing; and building powerful and enduring community partnerships.

Financial

two stars

70.71

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

89.00

This rating was published 02/01/2021 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)
79.6%
  Administrative Expenses 6.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 14.0%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.32
  Working Capital Ratio (years) < 0.01
  Program Expenses Growth 9.8%
  Liabilities to Assets 140.5%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Neighborhood Housing Services of Chicago on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Neighborhood Housing Services of Chicago on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Neighborhood Housing Services of Chicago (IL) 77.87 two stars
Corporation for Supportive Housing (NY) 91.96 four stars
Warren Village (CO) 93.29 four stars
The Fuller Center for Housing (GA) 88.94 three stars
HomeAid America (CA) 95.24 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $1,530,508
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $280,318
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,810,826
   Program Service Revenue $1,525,189
Total Primary Revenue $3,336,015
   Other Revenue $-119,169
TOTAL REVENUE $3,216,846
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,741,559
   Administrative Expenses $487,181
   Fundraising Expenses $613,747
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $4,842,487
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-1,625,641
   
Net Assets $-2,784,354

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
Housing Services $2,517,006 67.3%
Innovation, Evaluations and Public Policy Department $1,224,553 32.7%

Ratings History

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2019-03 02/01/2021 77.87 two stars
2018-03 11/01/2019 69.67 one star
2017-03 08/01/2018 67.53 one star
2016-03 12/01/2017 63.98 one star
2015-03 11/01/2016 75.67 two stars
2014-03 06/01/2016 76.48 two stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-03 10/01/2015 74.20 two stars
2013-03 10/01/2014 72.65 two stars
2012-03 09/01/2013 76.83 two stars
2011-03 06/01/2012 74.59 two stars
2010-03 09/20/2011 84.67 three stars
 
CN 1.0
2010-03 06/01/2011 79.48 two stars
2009-03 07/01/2010 66.07 one star
2008-03 09/01/2009 64.71 one star
2007-03 07/01/2008 55.64 one star
2006-03 04/01/2007 59.21 one star
2005-03 05/01/2006 52.15 zero star
2004-03 07/01/2005 60.12 one star
2003-03 04/01/2004 72.48 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 23-7443009
Name in IRS Master File NEIGHBORHOOD HOUSING SERVICES OF CHICAGO INC
NTEE Code L20
NTEE Classification Housing Development, Construction, Management
NTEE Type Housing, Shelter
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (400) Area development, redevelopment of renewal
(402) Other activity aimed t combating community deterioration
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 March, 1975
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End March
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
(Log In or Register Now to View Forms 990!)
  • March, 2018
  • March, 2017
  • March, 2016
  • March, 2015
  • March, 2014
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$183,024 3.77% Kristin Faust President

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Neighborhood Housing Services of Chicago (IL) 77.87 two stars
CHN Housing Partners (OH) 91.78 four stars
Plymouth Housing Group (WA) 95.47 four stars
HomeFront, Inc. (CT) 88.29 three stars
Rebuilding Together Peninsula (CA) 88.85 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

Neighborhood Housing Services of Chicago
1279 North Milwaukee Avenue
5th Floor
Chicago, IL 60622
tel: (773) 329-4111
fax: (773) 329-4120
EIN: 23-7443009

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Board Leadership

Robert V. McGhee
President

CEO

Anthony Simpkins
President & CEO

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