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Don Harris

Don F. Harris is Senior Advisor the UHOUSI Initiative and an outside advisor to its sponsor, Chenoa Fund. Mr. Harris is a nationally recognized social entrepreneur and innovator in the fields of housing and community development. Mr. Harris combines his unique experiences as an attorney, nonprofit founder and chief executive to develop, implement and manage innovative approaches to homeownership, affordable housing and community development. Don is the founder and first Chairman and CEO of the Nehemiah Corporation of America, a national faith-based nonprofit organization, and has been recognized as one of the “25 Most Influential People in Real Estate” by REALTOR Magazine and one of America’s leading “Social Entrepreneurs” by Fast Company Magazine. Mr. Harris recently founded and launched the Qualified Buyer IndexTM (, a simple web-based tool and app that helps prospective home buyers self-assess their home-buyer readiness.

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