Certifications and Affiliations
NDS is an exemplary rated, chartered member of NeighborWorks America. As a NeighborWorks America member, NDS is recognized as a nonprofit community-based organization that focuses on community revitalization and the production of affordable housing. Through NeighborWorks, NDS is able to connect with 240 other neighborhood organizations across the country.
NDS is a certified NeighborWorks Green Organization. This certification recognizes that NDS works to incorporate healthy and sustainable principles into every facet of our operations and throughout our lines of business.
Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI)
Community Housing Development Organization (CHDO)
NDS is a HUD approved housing counseling agency and a HUD approved nonprofit for subordinate lending.
NDS services the HOME Investment Partnerships Program for Summit County.
NDS administers the Community Development Program (Community Development Block Grant) funding for the City of Ravenna, the City of Barberton, and implements the program for the City of Cuyahoga Falls and Portage County.
NDS is an Economic Development Lending Institution, utilizing revolving loan funds originating with CDBG, State of Ohio Funds, USDA Rural Development, NeighborWorks America and other lending institutions.
NDS is certified as a Home Ownership Center by NeighborWorks America facilitating the NeighborWorks Full Cycle Lending Model.