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The power of a permanent address

CHN leverages the power of affordable housing to support the success of people and communities.

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The Power of Housing for All

Our deep partnership in Housing First is helping to end chronic homelessness in our region.

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The Power of Home Ownership

Our nationally replicated Lease Purchase Program has helped over 1,000 low-income families achieve the American Dream.

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Our Mission

CHN’s mission is to leverage the power of affordable housing to change lives and improve communities. We are a nonprofit affordable housing developer and housing service provider located in Cleveland, Ohio, working to build more equitable communities, improve housing affordability and preserve and expand the supply of affordable housing in our region.

The House that Love Built

When a family moves to an affordable home in a good neighborhood, it has the potential to transform entire lives. It can be a monumental moment for restoring hope, instilling pride—and changing future generations.

News & Events

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Cinnaire and CHN Housing Partners to Begin Detroit Partnership – Partnership Will Work to Bolster Detroit’s Lease Purchase Program

Greenbridge Commons, located in Midtown Cleveland, is a 70-unit Permanent
Supportive Housing Project that serves disabled, homeless individuals.

Housing First Is on Pace to End Long-Term Homelessness in Cuyahoga County by 2020

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CHN Wins the William J. Graves Housing Excellence Award

Used with permission, Crain's Cleveland Business/Ken Blaze

Crain’s Cleveland Business Feature: ‘Mortgage desert’ gets helping hand