Who We Are
The Cleveland Housing Network (CHN) is a large-scale affordable housing developer and human service provider. Our mission is to build strong families and vibrant neighborhoods through quality affordable housing and strengthened financial stability.
- Each year, CHN serves 30,000 low-income households through an array of housing related services geared toward improving housing stability.
- We have developed more than 5,000 homes throughout the Cleveland, Ohio area. We are the nation’s largest single-family affordable housing developer through the use of the Low Income Housing Tax Credit.
- Since 1981, more than 2,500 low-income families have achieved home ownership.
- CHN is nationally known for its tax credit financed Lease Purchase Program, a 15-year pathway to home ownership for low-income families. The program has helped 1,000 families become homeowners, with 98% still in their homes since the first family took title in 2003.
CHN’s structure includes 15 constituent CDCs, a multi-cultural staff of 170 and a community based Board of Directors.
Our promise to our Clients