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Community Housing Network has one print newsletter and several e-newsletters to keep you informed about initiatives, programs and services, and how you can get involved.

See below for archived editions of our newsletters. Please go here to subscribe.

Please note: We do not have archived editions of the Section 8 Alertlist. For more information about that publication please visit our subscribe page.

CHN e-Network News

Delivered via email, CHN e-Network News focuses on what's happening at Community Housing Network, including upcoming events, program participant success stories, new programs and services and more.

October 2015 CHN e-Network News

Meet Laura Basilisco an accountant in our finance department. As the lead accountant for the Springhill Pooled Accounts trust, as well as our other independent entities, she is able to offer a few tips for those seeking to make year-end, tax-deductible contributions, and also offers a few tips regarding personal budgeting. Also in this issue: Learn more about Adopt a Family and how you can help, the Emmett Jones Memorial Award recipient and a Grafton Townhomes update. Also learn about the new CHIP program.

September 2015 CHN e-Network News 

Meet Apryl Voner a Housing Resource Specialist! Apryl works with individuals to help them access housing resources when they are experiencing a housing crisis or housing related problems. Apryl's work with our Housing Resource Center and Community Foundation program enables us to provide decent and safe housing for people in need. There is also information on Bring it Home and Ford team volunteers helping out at the community garden in Unity Park.

August 2015 CHN e-Network News

Meet Carrie Alexander our Springhill Pooled Accounts Trust administrator! Her work means we are able to provide people who are receiving public benefits, such as Medicaid, a way to retain savings without jeopardizing their benefits. This allows a way to maintain independence while providing peace of mind for loved ones. Learn about the Getting My Own Address updated guide as well as information on Bring it Home. 


July 2015 CHN e-Network News

Meet Nate Barnes, housing development analyst, the focus of our July CHN e-Network News. His work analyzing data, maps, tables and narratives ultimately allows us to provide decent and safe housing for people in need. Also included is information on Bring it Home, progress on Grafton Townhomes and a look back at Connecting for a Cause.


CHN Network News

CHN Network News is a quarterly print publication containing information different from the offerings of the CHN e-Network News. CHN Network News focuses on what's happening at Community Housing Network, including upcoming events, program participant success stories, new programs and services and more.

Summer 2015 CHN Network News
CHN collaborates to make housing info more accessible with a Wayne County mapping tool; summer brings quick progress at Grafton Townhomes; Looking for a holiday volunteer opportunity; Bring it Home is October 15 - We hope you can join us!; CHN brings Little Free Library to Unity Park; Marc's message on CHN bringing 12 additional homes to Unity Park Rentals. 

Spring 2015 CHN Network News
Ground broken for Grafton Townhomes, 48-unit development in Eastpointe is our largest development yet; Connecting for a Cause is June 25; No longer homeless, Jeanine gives back and builds community; CHN Housing Hub Blog - What will happen to my children when I'm gone?; and Marc's message. 

Winter 2015 CHN Network News
Housing remains a primary economic driver in the U.S. - CHN Housing Hub blog post by Marc Craig; 760 were helped through Adopt A Family; Marc's Message - CHN hosts 202 people on February 27 for fast-track HP-HVC voucher preliminary.

Fall 2014 CHN Network News
CHN mobilizes to assist residents in condemned motel; Bring it Home 2014 raises more than $100,000 to be used in our work providing people with a place to call home: Adopt A Family program hopes to assist more than 700 with necessities at the holidays; James Finley receives the Emmett Jones Memorial Award; Marc's message - CHN Housing Hub undergoes a redesign.   more

Getting My Own Address (GMOA) e-Network News

The Getting My Own Address newsletter provides information for individuals with disabilities and their families regarding resources and usable information to make living in their own home, with appropriate supports, a reality. Information on upcoming Getting My Own Address presentations, training by Community Housing Network team members, and support group topics will be provided. Also included will be information on other transition topics and opportunities, community events, resources, and organizations that may be helpful in creating successful long-term housing plans.

GMOA e-Network News February 2015

GMOA e-Network News December 2014

GMOA e-Network News October 2014   more

HRC Assistance News

The CHN Housing Resource Center (HRC) receives many housing questions that you may also have. We keep a "pulse" on the hot topics in housing so that we can keep you informed. Whether you are an individual pursuing housing, a family member trying to access housing or help for a relative, or a service provider exploring the different housing programs out there, HRC Assistance News has information for you.

January 2015 HRC Assistance News

December 2014 HRC Assistance News

October 2014 HRC Assistance News   more


Giving Tuesday is December 1

Please consider a donation to CHN on Giving Tuesday, which is on Tuesday, December 1. 100% of the donations received through this campaign will be used to fill critical gaps experienced by participants in our housing programs.

Video: Opening Doors, Transforming Lives

We provide housing to meet a variety needs in the SE Michigan community. This video offers tours of some of our housing options, explains how these options meet residents’ needs, and highlights how we have creatively utilized multiple funding streams to develop safe, decent, and affordable housing. It is available full screen on our Video Page.

For the fourth year in a row, CHN is a Top 100 Workplace!




For the fourth year in a row, Community Housing Network has been chosen as a Top 100 Workplace by the Detroit Free Press in the small company category! 

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