​~Community Home Solutions~

Additional Information about Community Home Solutions


Community Home Solutions is committed to facilitating the building of safe and thriving neighborhoods where people want to live, work and play; and to broadening partnerships resulting in increased economic & community development opportunities.

Community Home Solutions in a 501(c)3 non profit agency that was established in 1993 to provide affordable housing for persons of low and moderate income and to combat community blight and deterioration by undertaking and assisting community revitalization efforts in Bay County.

Community Home Solutions has three programs to assist in this purpose:  The Homebuyer Purchase/Rehabilitation program, the Acquisition Development/Resale program, and the Neighborhood Preservation Project.  

In addition, Homebuyer Counseling is available to homeowners and homebuyers.  Pre-purchase Education and budget counseling is given to potential homebuyers in the community who participate in Community Home Solutions' and other agency down payment assistance programs.  Foreclosure Prevention counseling is available to homeowners in the area who are facing financial difficulties.

Since 2008, Community Home Solutions has also become the Third Party Administrator to the County Housing Rehabilitation Programs in Bay County.

We welcome contributions to our website.  Send your comments, suggestions and questions to Erin Riley at erin@bahinc.org.  

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Community Home Solutions STAFF

HOUSING DIVISION                                    EDUCATION DIVISION
(989) 893-9292                                            (989) 686-6800

Erin Riley                                                        Jessica Rivard 

President/CEO                                             Education Program Manager

Jeannie Failing                                              
Office Manager                                            Diane Ackley       
                                                                          HomeOwnership Educator

Lonnie Dowd                                                diane@bahinc.org           
Project Manager      

Community Home Solutions BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Doug Rise                                                                    Chris Girard                    
Chairman                                                                     Vice Chair                       

Kathy Divine                                                              Mark Kraft
Secretary                                                                     Treasurer

Nancy Glaza                                                               John Johnson
Board Member                                                          Board Member    

Brenda Scramlin                                                      Carly Furtaw
Board Member                                                          Board Member

Sharon Brown                                                             Debbie Kiesel
Board Member                                                          City of Bay City Liason 

~    114 Washington Ave Bay City, MI 48708    ~    (989) 893-9292    ~    www.communityhomesolutions.us    ~