South Central Indiana Housing Opportunities (SCIHO) was established in 2015 as an independent nonprofit affiliate of the Bloomington Housing Authority to advance the production of affordable housing in our community and serve the ongoing unmet demand for low-cost homes. We are certified as a Community Housing and Development Organization (CHDO) by the City of Bloomington.


SCIHO is dedicated to providing safe, accessible and affordable residential housing for low- and moderate-income households in the City of Bloomington, Monroe County, and the South Central Indiana region.


To build sustainable and safe communities that offer diverse housing options for people of all income levels, ages, and abilities.

2017-19 Strategic Plan

Board of Directors

  • Richard Rampley, President
  • John Vargo, Vice President
  • David Landis, Treasurer
  • Patrick Murray, Secretary
  • Sandra Clothier
  • Nordia McNish


Deborah Myerson, Executive Director


SCIHO is pleased to have an outstanding group of advisors in the community who can support and sustain the organization’s mission and goals.