The Housing Network of Hamilton County is composed of a diverse team of members and volunteers that work to provide and maintain affordable housing for people with disabilities. We are available to answer any questions you might have. Don’t hesitate to reach out!

Gina Gehm

Executive Director
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Gina serves as Executive Director of Housing Network of Hamilton County.  Since 2005, Gina has worked to provide affordable housing opportunities, focusing on housing for people with disabilities for the past several years.  She believes that having an affordable quality home that works for an individual is critical to a person’s success and well being.  It is Gina’s goal to create these housing opportunities for people with disabilities.


Dennis Ruhe

Maintenance Director
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Dennis has been with The Housing Network for 11 years. He had 16 years of experience working in the apartment industry before he decided to make the switch to the nonprofit sector, which he feels provides more meaningful and fulfilling work.


Michelle Cottingham

Business Manager
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Michelle has been with the Housing Network of Hamilton County for 2 years.  She has over 20 years experience working in the nonprofit sector.  She loves the mission of the agency and knowing that we are able to provide housing for people with disabilities.


Jim Cason

Maintenance Technician

Jim has worked with The Housing Network of Hamilton County for 16 years performing maintenance on our properties. He initially joined our team so he could utilize his skills to assist others, and he hopes our organization can one day expand to the inner city of Cincinnati to better the lives of even more clients.


Board Member Role
Melanie Beck Chair
Rick Taylor Vice-Chair
Steve Newsome Treasurer
Lasserre Braadley Secretary
Barb Neman Trustee
Michael Denlinger Trustee
Kirk Paisley Trustee
Josh Svarda Trustee
Steven Evans Trustee