Recent News

ICE Raids in the District

July 19, 2018

This past weekend, ICE (the U.S. Immigration and Customs Agency) conducted more raids across our District, this time in Mount Pleasant and Ward 1. These circumstances are disturbing, immoral and should not be tolerated in our communities.  At CNHED, we believe that every person who chooses to reside in the District should be part of thriving […]

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CNHED humbled by donations in memory of Robert “Nik” Reid

June 26, 2018

CNHED is humbled by the family’s request to send donations to the the Madeline C. McCullough Scholarship Fund,in memory of Robert “Nik” Reid, who passed away on June 20, 2018. The obituary follows. Robert “Nik” Reid entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, June 20, 2018. He leaves to cherish his memory his loving wife Sheila […]

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CNHED grieves the death of longtime Executive Director Robert Pohlman

April 26, 2018

Washington, D.C. – With profound sadness, the Coalition for Nonprofit Housing & Economic Development (CNHED) announces that its longtime, 15-year Executive Director Robert “Bob” Pohlman died yesterday, Thursday, April 26. Bob was a beloved figure in the community development field – and a great friend and colleague to so many of us. He served as […]

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CNHED issues statement on the Housing Production Trust Fund Audit

March 20, 2018

CNHED staunchly supports the DC Housing Production Trust Fund (HPTF)  Washington, D.C. – As a staunch supporter of and longtime advocate for the District of Columbia’s Housing Production Trust Fund (HPTF), the Coalition for Nonprofit Housing & Economic Development (CNHED) appreciates the Office of the DC Auditor’s efforts to undertake a thorough review of the […]

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Annual Meeting & Holiday Mixer

November 10, 2017

Annual Meeting & Holiday Mixer December 14 Join us as we celebrate another successful year and look forward to a rockin’ 2018! Thursday, December 14 at Noon – 2:00 pm, located at PNC Place (800 17th Street, NW, 12th floor)  CLICK HERE TO RSVP

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November 28 Monthly Meeting: The “G” Word

November 6, 2017

The “G” Word: Legislation & Policies Addressing the Effects of Gentrification On Tuesday, November 28 from Noon to 2:00 PM, CNHED will host a panel of experts discussing upcoming and potential legislation, programs, and initiatives designed to combat the negative effects of gentrification and boost the ability of DC residents and business owners to thrive.  CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE HERE We’ll […]

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CNHED announces training partnership with DCRA on business permitting and licensing for nonprofit organizations

October 4, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 4, 2017 Washington, D.C. – The Coalition for Nonprofit Housing and Economic Development (CNHED) announced a partnership with the DC Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs (DCRA) to help equip nonprofit developers to efficiently obtain permits and licensing for affordable housing and commercial development projects. Nonprofits have historically sought assistance in […]

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Council Votes on FY18 Budget

June 1, 2017

Thank you for your hard work. On Tuesday, May 30, the DC Council had its first vote on the FY 2018 budget. The budgets proposed by both the Mayor and DC Council maintained, because of your efforts, some key investments in affordable housing and community economic development that are instrumental to the health of the […]

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Community Development Week 2016

October 17, 2016

CNHED is honored to have inaugurated Community Development Week, October 10 -14, 2016 highlighting the activities and impact of our member organizations in creating a District of Columbia in which all residents can thrive. The week’s activities illuminated the community development field’s role in creating and preserving affordable housing; assisting the creation, health and expansion […]

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CNHED Releases Policy Brief: Ending Homelessness Through The Continuum Of Housing

October 13, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 13, 2016 Washington, D.C. – The Coalition for Nonprofit Housing and Economic Development (CNHED) today released a new policy brief, providing analysis and recommendations on Ending Homelessness through the Continuum of Housing.   The District of Columbia, though its Interagency Council on Homelessness’ Homeward DC plan, has committed to making homelessness […]

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