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About Chris Krehmeyer

Hello, my name is Chris Krehmeyer, President and CEO of Beyond Housing. This blog is provided as a community service to educate, enlighten and empower people concerning housing, the foreclosure crisis, community development, poverty and any other topic relevant to the mission of Beyond Housing. Beyond Housing reserves the right to approve any comment posted in response to my blogs and will not post any comment that contains offensive or suggestive language. To paraphrase Dr. Martin Luther King, we can disagree without being disagreeable. I am looking forward to exchanging ideas with you.

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It’s a Good Day!

Posted on May 26, 2016 by

Sometimes we get so caught up in our work that we lose sight of what we have done and the [&hellip

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Be Kind

Posted on May 13, 2016 by

I recently heard the following quote from Greek philosopher Plato “Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard [&hellip

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Repairing the World

Posted on Apr 19, 2016 by

Last week I was able to spend several days with over 140 of my peers who also run NeighborWorks America [&hellip

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The Real Footprints of Life – Jim Sporleder

Posted on Mar 22, 2016 by

On Wednesday, March 2nd my father-in-law Jim Sporleder passed away after a long battle with Alzheimer’s.  In his 76 years [&hellip

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In Plain Sight – What About Tom Robinson?

Posted on Feb 26, 2016 by

“Justice should not only be done, but should be manifestly and undoubtedly be seen to be done.” Gordon Hewart The [&hellip

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They Have Names

Posted on Feb 18, 2016 by

Recently I saw, due to the most recent one, U2’s performance at the 2001 Super Bowl where they gave a [&hellip

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Setting the Table and Then Having Humble Pie

Posted on Feb 1, 2016 by

The foundational thinking behind our work at Beyond Housing is our operational mantra of Ask, Align, Act.  We ask the [&hellip

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Cold Reality

Posted on Jan 26, 2016 by

We finally got our first real snap of cold winter weather recently.  We all collectively groan and wish for spring.  [&hellip

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Powerball Daydreaming

Posted on Jan 16, 2016 by

Like many others this past week my family purchased our lottery tickets and listened for the latest update on how [&hellip

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Of the People, By the People, For the People

Posted on Jan 12, 2016 by

We are in the beginning of our torturous presidential election cycle and I, like many others, dread the upcoming barrage [&hellip

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