Our Values

NHS’ organizational values embody NHS’ deep commitment to the communities it serves. They demonstrate not only what NHS does, but how NHS works – in every transaction, and with every person and organization they touch.


Accessibility – providing direct access to affordable lending products and services

Opportunity ensuring urban neighborhoods have access to the “American Dream”
Collaboration partnering with residents, neighborhoods, foundations, public and private sectors
Resident-focused serving residents and ensuring strong resident-focused leadership
Leadership — leading our neighborhoods forward and developing strong community leaders
Diversity — celebrating and serving our diverse neighborhoods
Innovation providing unique programs and services
Accountability – responsibly serving our residents, neighborhoods, funders and the wider community