The mayor of Tuscon,  Jonathan Rothschild gets it!      Lets go Chicago -  


“VAR is indeed intriguing and especially interesting because

it brings into the mix resources that are now constrained in their ability to be put to use for neighborhood revitalization.”

–Julia Stasch 
President, John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation

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An appraised value is a terrible thing to waste.  Contact your State Rep or congressperson to support bill HB0367 to raise property values.  




The Village Network, NFP, was founded on the mission of empowering individuals with the knowledge, and resources to improve communities and neighborhoods.


  • To bring awareness to consumer renovation programs (CRP) such HUD's FHA203K and Fannie Mae Home Style.

  • To advocate CRP's contribute to raising property values by recognizing their Value After Rehabilitation (VAR) as a COMP.

  • To hold true that CRPs are the "... primary program for the rehabilitation and repair of single family properties. As such, it is an important tool for community and neighborhood revitalization​..."

               U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
                Secretary Ben Carson

The Village Network, NFP

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Chicago, IL  60617