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Coalition for Nonprofit Housing and Economic Development

Washington D.C., DC, USA
1-10 employees
Annual Budget : 
Populations Served: 
Low Income
About Us

CNHED advances community development solutions that address the inequity of under-resourced communities in the District of Columbia.


The Coalition for Nonprofit Housing & Economic Development is a dynamic 501(c)3 nonprofit that advances equitable community economic development solutions in District of Columbia. Our holistic systems-change approach encompasses community-informed budget and policy advocacy, data-driven thought leadership, and needs-based programmatic initiatives in the areas of Housing and Homelessness, Workforce Development, and Small and Minority-owned Business Ecosystem Building.

Since its inception in 2000, CNHED has grown from 55 organizations to nearly 140 today. CNHED’s strength is in its convening power, highly successful advocacy, robust communications and information sharing, and equipping its members with tools and resources for their work. CNHED’s organizational members include nonprofit and for-profit affordable housing developers, housing counseling and service agencies, community economic development organizations, workforce and business development entities, lenders, intermediaries, and government agencies.

Why Work For Us?: 

To our staff, CNHED is more than just a job. The continuous fight for racial and social equity in the District of Columbia is a passion that we all share. While we value hard work, innovation and collaboration, we also value fun and a sense of family.