A Year of Discovery in CHN Offices

This past year, CHN intentionally focused our attention on new ways to leverage the delivery of housing stability services that in the years to come, will lead to deeper solutions to interrupt and break the cycle of poverty. We invite you to learn more about CHN’s recent work in these areas by taking a few…

Kevin Nowak joins CHN as General Counsel

A few months ago, Kevin had a decision to make – continue a successful career in the corporate sector, or use his talents to benefit a Cleveland non-profit. Kevin chose the latter. An expert in affordable housing and community development, Kevin has a passion for using stable housing as a means to build lives and…

Welcome to our New Real Estate Development Staff!

Lisa McGovern has worked in the affordable housing industry for 20 years, beginning as a property manager for CHN’s scattered site portfolio. She spent 10 years working in development in Seattle and Cleveland, where she completed $100M in real estate development including multifamily and commercial buildings. Most recently, she worked at a regional bank as…

CHN Receives 2 Tax Credit Awards for 2015

In June 2015, the Ohio Housing Finance Agency (OHFA) announced its 2015 Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) awards which included two awards to CHN Housing Partners. The first, Emerald Alliance IX, is a permanent supportive housing building for Cuyahoga County’s Housing First Initiative, to be located at E. 131st and Miles Avenue in the…

CHN Energy Study Shows Substantial Savings for Low-Income Families

With a recent three-year award from Dominion East Ohio (DEO), CHN will provide 5,700 struggling families with warmer and safer homes over the next three years. CHN was awarded the contract in early 2015 to offer Dominion’s Housewarming Program to qualifying low-income customers of the utility company. The program provides an in-home energy audit that…