Community Housing Network is a nonprofit organization committed to providing homes for people in need through proven strategies of homelessness prevention, housing assistance and development, community education and referral, advocacy, and additional services. We carry out our work in primarily Southeast Michigan.
Strengthening Communities By Connecting People To Housing Resources
We help people who are homeless, people with disabilities, and anyone in housing crisis. Our Housing Resource Center, a one-stop-shop for all things housing, directs people to resources at Community Housing Network and other organizations. We collaborate closely with our community partners to provide the highest level of service possible to those who need it most.
Community Housing Network opened its doors in 2001 with funding from Oakland Community Health Network (then known as Oakland County Community Mental Health Authority). At that time, the organization was charged with providing property management for housing for people with disabilities, creation of a Housing Resource Center, and development of additional affordable housing opportunities for people with disabilities.
We have grown rapidly since then in the scope of services and programs we provide, and in the number of people we help.
Our flagship service, the Housing Resource Center (HRC), now receives over 20,000 calls per year – each call representing someone looking for assistance. Our HRC staff works hard to connect people to vital programs and services to prevent them from becoming homeless, or to help them with their housing needs.
The scope of our Housing Development programs has grown as well, with nearly 900 affordable housing units developed since 2001 and more than $122.3 million in funding leveraged.