Meet the Staff

Chris Barnett joined Lawrence CDC as Executive Director in 2012.

Chris brings experience in community development and planning as a professional and as a volunteer.   Previously, he worked for Near North Development Corporation in Indianapolis and prior to that he owned, operated, and managed a number of small businesses.

In his free time, Chris has served on various neighborhood, city, and national boards.  His professional and volunteer activities reflect a personal dedication to a vibrant and growing community: one with thriving neighborhood/local businesses; affordable, safe rental housing and homeownership; clean drinking water; healthy food; and beautiful parks, trails, waterways and greenways for all.


Q&A Regarding Lawrence CDC

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Habitat for Humanity–Lawrence 2015

Construction has started on the third of three houses developed by Lawrence CDC and built by Habitat for Humanity of Greater Indianapolis on Vernon Avenue, where earlier this year a vacant, abandoned, and blighted house was torn down.

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