• WE HELP ENTIRE COMMUNITIES BECOME BETTER PLACES TO LIVE

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At Beyond Housing, we help build community

We began with housing in 1975, but experience and much listening taught us that home is more than housing.  To truly thrive, people also need access to quality childcare, education, health, jobs, financial services, and more. They need help in a crisis and support to achieve dreams.  Successful communities provide those resources. Beyond Housing empowers communities to provide them.

AN ENTIRELY DIFFERENT APPROACH

Ask, Align, Act
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The Voices of the People Drives Our Work.
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Ask, Align, Act
The community’s voice drives our work.

In meetings with community members, a circle of asking, listening, and responding ensures that the community’s voice is heard. From there, we align often significant resources and act to make their vision a reality.

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We don’t just say holistic
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We focus on all the areas that help communities thrive.
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We don't just say holistic
We focus on all the areas that help communities thrive.

With unstable housing, health issues or parents struggling to find work, a child can’t live up to her potential.  We address housing, education, health, employment, personal finance, community engagement and economic development.

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Collective Impact
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We align partners and resources.
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Collective Impact
We align partners and resources.

To achieve a higher level of impact, we bring together nonprofits, civic leaders, and corporate partners to support a vision shared by the community. Marshalling support for a common goal is critical to helping efforts flourish.

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Supporting children and families within the community

Our Difference in Action

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    0514182018

    This is Our Home

    Why an Affordable Housing Trust in St. Louis County is Long Overdue.
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  • 0501182018

    CEO Chris Krehmeyer to receive honorary degree from Washington University

    This is a great testament to the wonderful work of Chris and everyone here at Beyond Housing is doing in building stronger communities, and we couldn’t be prouder!
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    Food Truck Round Up

    It’s that time of year again when St. Louis’ most popular food truck fundraiser brings people together for a great cause – Beyond Housing’s annual Food Truck Round Up & Rodeo.
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Recent Accomplishments

On December 1, 2017, the Missouri Board of Education voted unanimously to upgrade the Normandy Schools Collaborative (NSC) accreditation to “provisional”.

30% reduced infant mortality between 2013 and 2017

18% reduction in child obesity rates since winter of 2013

1st ever municipal merger in St. Louis County

$100 million raised and invested in the 24:1 Community since 2010

New homes are coming to Pine Lawn in 2018! Beyond Housing will build 41 new three-bedroom homes on land owned by the 24:1 Community Land Trust (CLT).

The 24:1 Initiative brought together more than 200 clergy leaders in conjunction with the Normandy Schools Collaborative, area mayors, police, and others to support community building efforts.

The 24:1 Community welcomed Affinia Healthcare to the area in 2017, with a primary care center in the Pagedale Town Center and a satellite center at Normandy High School.

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