About Us

Greenline Homes, LLC is a subsidiary of Greenline Development, Inc. a company founded by Benjamin Van Horne in 1999 to serve the affordable housing needs of underserved areas of Chicago.  Greenline has focused on affordable and environmentally-responsible workforce housing and has produced over seventy homes in the City of Chicago. Since 2009 every Greenline home has been LEED Gold certified.

Benjamin is a CGP (Certified Green Professional under the National Association of Homebuilder's National Green Building Standard), a LEED Green Associate, and an ARM (Acredited Residential Manager under the Insititue of Real Estate Management).  Benjamin is a member of the U.S. Green Building Council - Illinois Chapter.

Greenline has over sixteen years of experience in this marketplace.  We have a deep bench of trusted advisors, partnerships with numerous skilled tradesmen, and excellent governmental relations.