Iowa's Largest Non-Profit Housing & Development Group

We're celebrating 20 years of housing progress for Iowa communities

Community Housing Initiatives is one of Iowa’s largest nonprofit providers of affordable housing. Founded in Graettinger in 1994, we now serve 31 communities with 1,400 apartment homes.

Working closely with communities and our valued partners, we have overseen about $200 million in housing development statewide, with an additional $16 million on the way.

We serve communities with populations as small as 800 to as large as 208,000. As proud members of the NeighborWorks America network, we are committed to cultivating strong, vibrant neighborhoods and communities throughout the state.

We strive for innovative solutions and forge new partnerships because we know quality housing choices support strong local economies and serve people who might otherwise lack a safe, decent, and affordable place to live.

LATEST NEWS
East side home rehab spurs neighborhood growth
11.07.16
DES MOINES -- Community Housing Initiatives, Inc., a statewide housing nonprofit, celebrated the rehabilitation of its first rehabilitated home in Des...
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Applications for Southern Pointe now accepted
10.26.16
Staff of Community Housing Initiatives (CHI) are preparing to accept applications for residency at Southern Pointe Apartments, a new apartment...
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CHI expands services in Eastern Iowa
10.21.16
As Community Housing Initiatives welcomed hundreds of Clinton, Iowa, Community members into the new Roosevelt School Apartments for the first time...
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In Clinton, a historic high school is reborn
10.17.16
Community Housing Initiatives, (CHI), an Iowa nonprofit developer of affordable housing serving 31 communities across the state, will open the...
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16 new apartments available soon in Clinton
08.17.16
CHI prepares to open historic Clinton high school and public library as affordable apartment homes $4.8 million project will provide 16 new...
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