Wellesley Commons Apartments

Wellesley Commons Apartments in Newport News, Virginia, has 40 one-bedroom units conveniently located near shopping, dining, and entertainment venues. Rented to low-income senior citizens earning at or below 60% of the area median income, the community has an active Resident Services program.

Wellesley was renovated to improve energy efficiency, indoor air quality and reduce the environmental impact of the property. This community is operated under a Green Operations and Maintenance Plan, with a Green Resident Manual and a quarterly green resident newsletter.

Resident Services Programs

  • Nutrition Education
  • Gardening
  • Health Screenings
  • Case Management
  • Eviction Prevention
  • Notary Services
  • Social Activities


SAVE TIME.  An application is available for you to download and complete at your convenience.  Please click below.

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Return the completed application along with supporting documents and application fee to the Leasing Center.  To facilitate the quickest processing, we recommend that you schedule an appointment with us to review your application at time of submission.  You may reach us at 757-930-1566.

CHP complies with the Fair Housing Act as amended and all applicable Federal, State and local laws prohibiting discrimination in housing based on race, sex, color, religion, national origin, disability, elderliness, or familial status. The following information will be required and verified for every prospective resident*:

  • Credit and/or Criminal History
  • Income Verification (income guidelines may apply – contact the Leasing Center for details)
  • Rental History
  • Other Information May be Required


*The information provided must be verifiable and true. Submission of application does not guarantee an apartment home or approval.


Click on address for directions:
51 Wellesley Dr
Newport News, VA 23606

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About CHP Rental Housing

CHP has more than 100 rental communities in four states in the southeastern US. We take pride in offering affordable housing to people looking for a home, and we hope you'll search our properties to find a perfect home for you.

We are an equal housing opportunity provider. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, religion, disability or familial status (having children under age 18). We do not interfere, threaten, or coerce persons in the exercise of their fair housing rights. We do not retaliate against persons who have asserted their rights or persons who have assisted someone in asserting their rights.