Rob Chrane has more than three decades of experience in real estate and mortgage finance. He founded Down Payment Resource in 2008 to match homebuyers and properties to down payment assistance programs — like Match.com for down payment help. Chrane has been recognized as a HousingWire Vanguard for his leadership in the housing economy.
Down Payment Resource was recognized as one of the industry’s most innovative technology companies by HousingWire TECH100™ and Inman News as “Most Innovative New Technology.”
As a volunteer leader with housing community organizations, Chrane has served with the Urban Land Institute and its Terwilliger Workforce Housing Center; and the Metro Atlanta “Piece by Piece Regional Foreclosure Initiative.” He has also been active with the National Council of State Housing Agencies; the National Association of Local Housing Finance Agencies; and the National Housing Council.
Chrane also worked on numerous Habitat for Humanity homes and served as a board member and fundraiser for the Buckhead YMCA for more than 15 years.