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Community Development : Housing and Neighborhood Development

Home Repair Services

Resources for home owners

four stars

92.27

1100 South Division Avenue Grand Rapids, MI 49507
tel: (616) 241-2601   Web Site
EIN: 38-2263817

Board Leadership
Jamison Lenz
Chair

CEO
Joel Ruiter
Executive Director

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 92.27 four stars
  Financial 89.07 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 09/03/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Home Repair Services has specialized in post-purchase homeownership services for lower-income homeowners since 1979. The mission of Home Repair Services is to build successful, sustained homeownership for lower-income families, thereby strengthening neighborhoods and the community. Home Repair Services will be well known as an organization that provides a helping hand rather than a handout.

Home Repair Services has specialized in post-purchase homeownership services for lower-income homeowners since 1979. The mission of Home Repair Services is to build successful, sustained homeownership for lower-income families, thereby strengthening neighborhoods and the community. Home Repair Services will be well known as an organization that provides a helping hand rather than a handout.

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Financial

three stars

89.07

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 09/03/2019 and includes data from FY2018, 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)
75.5%
  Administrative Expenses 20.1%
  Fundraising Expenses 4.3%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.08
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.89
  Program Expenses Growth 9.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 8.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Home Repair Services on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Home Repair Services on recent 990s filed with the IRS.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Home Repair Services (MI) 92.27 four stars
Rebuilding Together Peninsula (CA) 93.77 four stars
CATCH Neighborhood Housing (NH) 88.23 three stars
CHN Housing Partners (OH) 92.38 four stars
Building Goodness Foundation (VA) 93.83 four stars

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REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $627,596
   Federated Campaigns $53,372
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $40,750
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $622,420
Total Contributions $1,344,138
   Program Service Revenue $1,228,196
Total Primary Revenue $2,572,334
   Other Revenue $50,651
TOTAL REVENUE $2,622,985
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $2,286,592
   Administrative Expenses $552,598
   Fundraising Expenses $162,948
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,002,138
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-379,153
   
Net Assets $2,775,306

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
Repair and Accessibility $1,358,531 59.4%
Community Food Club $569,963 24.9%
Self-Help Home Improvements $283,827 12.4%

Ratings History
Home Repair Services has received 2 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator.

Form 990 FYE Date Published Overall Score Overall Rating
CN 2.1
2018-06 09/03/2019 92.27 four stars
2017-06 09/01/2018 90.36 four stars
2016-06 02/01/2018 87.81 three stars
2015-06 12/01/2016 86.83 three stars
2014-06 06/01/2016 87.04 three stars
 
CN 2.0
2014-06 11/01/2015 78.88 two stars
2013-06 07/01/2014 88.68 three stars
2012-06 05/01/2013 82.37 three stars
2011-06 11/06/2012 90.94 four 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 38-2263817
Name in IRS Master File HOME REPAIR SERVICES OF KENT COUNTY INC
NTEE Code L81
NTEE Classification Home Improvement and Repairs
NTEE Type Housing, Shelter
Classification Charitable Organization
Subsection 501(c)(3)  (View the list of codes)
Activities (399) Other housing activities
(560) Supplying money, goods or services to the poor
(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 November, 1979
Filing Requirement 990 (all other) or 990EZ return
Fiscal Year End June
IRS Forms 990
(provided courtesy of Foundation Center)
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  • June, 2017
  • June, 2016
  • June, 2015
  • June, 2014
  • June, 2013
Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$77,264 2.57% Joel Ruiter Executive Director

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Home Repair Services (MI) 92.27 four stars
Rebuilding Together Peninsula (CA) 93.77 four stars
CHN Housing Partners (OH) 92.38 four stars
HomeAid America (CA) 91.98 four stars
Plymouth Housing Group (WA) 92.24 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Home Repair Services
1100 South Division Avenue
Grand Rapids, MI 49507
tel: (616) 241-2601
fax: (616) 241-5151
EIN: 38-2263817

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Board Leadership

Jamison Lenz
Chair

CEO

Joel Ruiter
Executive Director

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