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Housing Services Updates


  • A Different Kind of Pantry

    Once a quarter, the resident services staff at Dolly Ann Apartments in Covington, Va. teams up with Covington Baptist Church to offer residents a non-food pantry called the Soap Shoppe. Items offered include cleaning and laundry supplies, and personal hyg...more

  • Saying Farewell to an Old Friend

    Getting to know the children where he worked was Darrin Savino’s favorite part about his job as a part-time security officer at three apartment communities in Virginia Beach. Savino, a Master Police Officer with the Virginia Beach Police Department ...more

  • A Better Life at Northway Apartments

    Sixty-three-year-old Kay Foutch lives at Northway Apartments in Galax, Va, but eight months ago, she was living in a mobile home. According to Foutch, “the trailer had little if any insulation and air came through the outlets and windows so that I h...more

  • Grant Helps with Financial Capability Programming in Hampton Roads

    CHP is pleased to announce that it has received a $67,200 grant from the Hampton Roads Community Foundation to improve the financial capability of adult residents at nine affordable housing communities within the Hampton Roads Community Foundation’s...more

  • Resident a Runner Up for Outstanding Youth Award

    CHP is proud to introduce one of its youth residents, Emily Price, who was recently a runner-up for the Virginia Governor’s Housing Conference Outstanding Youth Award. Price is 16-year-old resident of the Orchard Grove community, a CHP property, in ...more

  • New Resident Receives Warm Welcome from Staff

    Fifty-six-year-old Migdalia Dejesus is disabled and a new resident at Checed Warwick Apartments in Newport News, Va., which provides apartment homes for low-income senior citizens. As the on-site property management and resident services staff do wit...more

  • Retired Resident Gives Back to His Community

    Fifty-four-year-old Timothy Greenhow has lived at the Woods at Yorktown Apartments in Yorktown, Va. for 10 years and now regularly volunteers at its on-site community center. As a volunteer, Greenhow has primarily focused his time and energy ...more

  • Apartment Community Provides a Home to Family in Crisis

    The remarkable thing about hope is that it can grow, even when it is given to others. Such is the case with the hope that one resident brought with her to Lafayette Apartments in Williamsburg, Va., even after experiencing abuse at the hands of a loved one...more

  • Back-to-School Events Get Students Started Off on the Right Foot

    Back-to-school time is traditionally very busy at CHP communities, which are home to hundreds of children who have returned to the classroom in the past month or so.  Just as kids enjoyed an afternoon of fun-filled activities at Friendship Village Ap...more

  • Former NFL Star Promotes Education in the Community Where He Grew Up

    According to Virginia Tech graduate and former NFL football player Aaron Rouse, growing up at Friendship Village Apartments in Virginia Beach, Va. shaped his attitudes about education and success, something he is now eager to pass along to the next genera...more

  • A Journey to Citizenship

    A year and a half ago 73-year-old Alice Miller was homeless, with a just a few bags of clothes and a small radio to her name. All that changed when she found an apartment to live in at Parkside Garden Apartments in Ocala, Fl. When on-site resident service...more

  • Newly Built Homes Offer More Custom Features, Less Maintenance

    CHP Homeownership is building attractive new homes in the New River Valley area of Virginia and in the Citrus Springs community of Florida. According to CHP Homeownership Building Services Specialist Michael George, choosing to buy a home that i...more

  • Resident Graduates College with Support from CHP

    Alisha Prince is a resident of Ansell Gardens Apartments in Portsmouth, Va. Her relationship with CHP Senior Resident Services Coordinator Tonya Speller began in 2013 when Prince started volunteering at the rental community's on-site Ac...more

  • Making the Most Out of Second Chances

    Sixty-year-old Jerome Rodgers credits the positive state of his physical, mental, spiritual, and emotional health to being clean for 11 years, and says staying sober would not have been possible without the Alcohol and Substance Abuse support program...more

  • Ready for Life with ReadyKids

    Thanks to ReadyKids, a local nonprofit based in the Charlottesville, Va., the future looks bright for young children at Greenstone on 5th Apartments. The organization has been a staple in the Greenstone on 5th community for three and a half years, prepari...more

  • Scott Reithel Receives National Recognition for Work in Property Management

    A long-time affordable housing professional and Vice President of Property Management at Community Housing Partners (CHP), Scott Reithel received the President's Excellence Award from the National Affordable Housing Management Association (NAHMA) on M...more

  • Garden Strengthens Community Bonds

    With warmer weather now upon us, many residents at Greenstone on 5th Apartments in Charlottesville, Virginia know that the promise of fresh corn, tomatoes, okra, black-eyed peas, and more is not too far off. For the past two years, a dedicated group of...more

  • CHP Donates Books to All K-2 Students in Hopewell

    A total of 1,104 of Hopewell Virginia’s elementary school children—grades kindergarten through second— received from CHP a free book to take home on March 2 as part of the National Education Association (NEA)’s Read Across Ame...more

  • Residents Learn How to Positively Impact Their Neighborhood

    As part of its commitment to help stabilize and revitalize the communities it serves, CHP hosted five residents from The Summit Apartments in Hopewell, Virginia at NeighborWorks America’s October 2015 Community Leadership Institute (CLI) in Louisvil...more

  • Financial Capability Programs Make Cents for Residents

    CHP recognizes the important role financial security plays in economic empowerment for those it serves and economic strength for the greater community. As such, CHP's resident services program has dedicated an entire focus area to fostering the f...more

  • Focus on: Community Engagement

    In 2014, CHP and the Hopewell Redevelopment and Housing Authority (HRHA) partnered to redevelop and expand the 30-unit public housing community called Langston Park using funding from the Virginia Housing Development Authority’s highly competit...more

  • On-Site GED Classes a "Blessing" to Residents

    Fifty-four-year-old Denise Williams never entertained the idea of going to college after she dropped out of school at age 15, but now that Maplewood Apartments has partnered with The Martinsville Adult Education program to provide GED classes on-site at t...more

  • Going Above and Beyond

    For 40 years, CHP has been creating healthy, sustainable, and affordable homes and communities for individuals and families.  However, much of this work couldn't be accomplished without the collaborative nonprofit and philanthropic relationships ...more

  • Grant Puts Kids First in Florida

    CHP will be continuing its efforts to strengthen Parkside Garden Apartments families thanks to a second year of grant funding it has received from Kids Central, Inc. Kids Central is a nonprofit organization serving Florida’s Citrus, Hernando, Lak...more

  • Homeward Bound

    CHP Homeownership is proud to announce the launch of Compass—an online resource for homebuyers. As more homebuyers are starting their journey to homeownership on their computers, CHP Homeownership wants to meet those needs. Compass is a way for pote...more

  • Finding a Home in a Hurry

    When India Metz was transferred to Roanoke from Virginia Beach, she knew she would have to make some important decisions quickly. She determined that instead of renting, she was ready to begin the journey to homeownership. Because she would be a first-tim...more

  • AmeriCorps: Recognizing a Decade of Service with CHP

    Ten years, 184 volunteers, 217,882 volunteer hours, and over 3,000 youth served. These are just some of the impressive numbers associated with a dedicated group of men and women who served in CHP’s AmeriCorps Project RISE! (Respect, Involvement, Ser...more

  • It's Easy Being Clean and Green at Northway Apartments

    Cleaning house is not usually something to get excited about, but  there was a definite buzz at Northway Apartments in Galax, Virginia earlier this month when property management staff unveiled CHP’s first Clean Green Station. Conveniently loca...more

  • New Beginnings

    by Carly Weber, CHP Homeownership Client There is a saying when one door shuts, another will open. On October 20, 2014, as I signed my name for the thousandth time at the attorney’s office, a huge door opened. It was one I never thought would be ...more

  • Making Meaningful Connections

    Thanks to a partnership that CHP Resident Services established with Good Shepherd Baptist Church of Christiansburg, Va., over two years ago, many residents young and old at Linden Green Apartments, also in Christiansburg, know that there are quite a ...more

  • Building on the Past to Shape the Future

    As part of CHP’s commitment to strengthening communities, CHP has long understood that recognizing and preserving a community’s history and cultural footprint is essential to its long-term vitality and sustainability. So when CHP Regional P...more

  • Outstanding Property Management and Resident Services Earn CHP National Certifications

    Community Housing Partners (CHP) is pleased to announce that 22 apartment communities in its multi-state portfolio were named a Community of Quality® (COQ) this month by the National Affordable Housing Management Association (NAHMA) for demonstrating ...more

  • Neighbors Helping Neighbors

    For John and Charis Richardson, who have two young children under the age of four and a third on the way, having a home of their very own can’t come a moment too soon. The first-time homebuyers look forward to more permanent—and personal&mdash...more

  • Pumpkin Play

    Glitter, glue, and ghosts…oh my!  Picking out just the right pumpkin this season just got a little harder for employees in CHP’s Christiansburg and Richmond, Virginia offices, thanks to a patch-full of elaborately decorated pumpkins that...more

  • Living the Green Life

    The grass—and a whole lot more—may get a little greener at Grayson Manor Apartments this fall when CHP Resident Services launches The Green Life initiative for the community’s senior residents. Funded by a grant provided by the Pink H...more

  • Maker Spaces Will Offer NRV Children Tools for Tinkering

    Community Housing Partners (CHP) is pleased to announce that its Resident Services department has recently formed a partnership with Virginia Tech's VT Engage and the Institute for Creativity, Arts, and Technology (ICAT) to create maker space environm...more

  • A Foundation for the Future

    When CHP purchased and renovated Lafayette Village Apartments in 2007, several apartments in the Williamsburg rental community were outfitted with accessible features such as  ADA approved emergency strobe fire alarms, safety assist bars in the ...more

  • Going Green at CHP

    Kermit the Frog once sang that it wasn’t easy being green, but young residents at CHP rental communities in Pulaski, Virginia, and Ocala, Florida, recently learned that going green may not be as hard as it seems. Thanks to an eco-conscious after-...more

  • Makeover Magic

    CHP Realty recently breathed new life into a tired cottage located in Vinton, Virginia, creating what many would describe as a perfect first-time home for an individual or family. Donated to CHP by the Chase Community Revitalization Program in 2013, th...more

  • Learning Disability No Match for Perseverance

    For more than ten years, twenty-year-old Aundrea Linzy has been a resident of Cross Creek Apartments in Newport News, Virginia, where she regularly visited its community center for tutoring. Because she has a learning disability and a speech impediment, L...more

  • It's All About Teamwork

    In the fall of 2012 when CHP took over the management of Parkside Garden in downtown Ocala, Florida, we faced a community beleaguered by a history of crime and violence, low occupancy rates, and a floundering resident services program. “We understoo...more

  • From Homeless to Hopeful

    Fifty-seven-year-old Kathleen Ray lived in a tent in the woods for five months with little food or water and exposed to extreme temperatures before finally finding a place to live at CHP’s Warwick community in Newport News, Virginia this past June.&...more

  • AmeriCorps in Action

    Since 2004, CHP has been extremely fortunate to partner with the AmeriCorps State program in which AmeriCorps members help our resident services coordinators meet critical needs and improve resident life at CHP properties across Virginia. This year, CH...more

  • Newport News' Warwick Recognized as One of Nation's Best Affordable Housing Communities

    Christiansburg, Va. - Notable as a treasured Newport News’ historic landmark, the former Hotel Warwick is now being recognized as one of the nation’s best affordable housing communities by the National Affordable Housing Management Association...more

  • Dolly Ann Apartments Collects Coats for Community

    Covington, Va. -- Together with local churches and store owners, the resident services and property management staff at Dolly Ann Apartments in Covington, Va. collected 197 coats in this year's annual coat drive! Several coats were donated to Dolly An...more

  • Survey Finds Three of Four People Say Buying a Home Is Complicated

    Christiansburg, Va. – With a new national survey showing that three out of four people think that buying a home is a complicated process, Community Housing Partners (CHP) is encouraging consumers to seek advice from a professional housing coach befo...more

  • CHP Named as Inaugural Better Buildings Challenge Partner by DOE and HUD

    Christiansburg, Va. – The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) named Community Housing Partners (CHP) a Better Buildings Challenge Partner on December 10 after announcing ...more

  • U.S. Troops Focus of 2013 AmeriCorps Launch

    In October, CHP's newest AmeriCorps State members participated in a meeting of all AmeriCorps State programs in Virginia to launch the beginning of their year of service. According to CHP’s AmeriCorps Program Director Jasmin Cotman, members...more

  • Food for Thought

    During the school year, many youth in low-income neighborhoods do not receive well-balanced evening meals because their caregivers work late hours or cannot afford nutritious food. In the summer, getting three square meals becomes an&n...more

  • Turning Homeownership Dreams Into Reality

    Christiansburg, Va. – Thanks to a $12,000 grant from Wells Fargo Charitable Giving Program, CHP's homeownership department will be able to educate more individuals and families about the process of buying a home and how to maintain their purchas...more

  • Pulaski Youth Rewarded for Volunteering in His Community

    Christiansburg, Va. –  It’s not always  easy to get a peek beneath the studied cool exterior of so many fourteen-year-old young men, but when Pulaski resident Zach Oliver recently received boxes of donated clothing and school su...more

  • CHP One of Largest Affordable Multifamily Property Managers in U.S.

    Christiansburg, Va. -- With over 5,500 affordable housing units in its portfolio, CHP has been ranked by The National Affordable Housing Management Association (NAHMA) as one of the 100 largest affordable multifamily property managers in the U.S. The rank...more

  • Homebuyer Education Offers Keys to Stability

    Christiansburg, Va. – As the nation has learned in the past several years, buying a home and keeping a home are two very different propositions. But the homeownership team at Community Housing Partners (CHP) wants people to know that pre-purchas...more

  • CHP One of Top 50 Affordable Housing Owners in Nation

    Christiansburg, Va. – Community Housing Partners (CHP) was recently named to a list of the nation’s top 50 affordable housing owners by Affordable Housing Finance magazine, as presented in the periodical’s April/May, 2013 issue. &ldqu...more

  • A Home for Heroes

    Richmond, Va. -- Nine CHP employees volunteered on April 22 to help renovate a century-old house that will become housing for formerly homeless veterans as part of the Partnership for Housing Affordability's sixth annual Affordable Housing Awareness W...more

  • Homework Helps Homeowners Hold on to American Dream

    Christiansburg, Va. – Receiving housing counseling before you buy a home just might determine whether or not you are able to hold on to it in the future, local nonprofit Community Housing Partners (CHP) announced today. The assessment comes from res...more

  • Keys to Stability

    Community Housing Partners (CHP), a leading provider of affordable housing and homeownership education and counseling in Virginia and Florida, applauded the recent release of a new report by the Bipartisan Policy Center's (BPC) Housing Commission that...more

  • The Tax Man Cometh

    Christiansburg, Va. – Homeownership offers many benefits, but this time of year, one of the most attractive is the ability to deduct the mortgage interest paid each year from a homeowner’s taxable income.   It is a deduction that can...more

  • CHP and Partners to Teach Property Managers How to Think Green

    Christiansburg, Va. – With a $150,000 grant from NeighborWorks America’s Collaborative Model program, Community Housing Partners (CHP) will work for the next two years with two additional NeighborWorks organizations to assemble and develop cur...more

  • Building a Brighter Future for Disabled Veterans

    Reprinted with permission from VBCDC Construction of Cedar Grove Apartments, an affordable 32-unit supportive housing rental community, began in early July 2012 at 904 Broad Meadows Boulevard in Virginia Beach. The two nonprofit developers, VBCDC (Virgin...more

  • Turkey Time in Tallahassee

    Tallassee, Fl. - Thanksgiving is now just one day away and at least 102 Tallahassee families have something to be thankful for. Blazin' 102.3 FM handed out 102 turkeys Tuesday to families in need at CHP's Sunrise Place Apartments. The donati...more

  • Pulaski Residents Are All Smiles Thanks to Dental Program

    Christiansburg, Va. - Like many Americans, a number of residents at CHP’s Bluegrass Community Apartments in Pulaski, Virginia are without adequate dental insurance coverage and find a visit to the dentist’s office is beyond their budget. In...more

  • Record Producer Brings Thanksgiving to Va Beach Apartment Community Where He Grew Up

    Virginia Beach, Virginia – Acclaimed music industry executive Floyd “Danja” Hills knows what it is like to wonder if there will be a turkey on the table at Thanksgiving. But on November 17, he and fellow N.A.R.S. Records colleagues Tommy...more

  • A President's Promise

    For many Americans, the chance to see a sitting U.S. president in person is a unique and memorable event. But to actually meet the president and share your hopes and passions with him is something the average citizen very rarely experiences. On August 29,...more

  • America's Night Out Against Crime

    Friends. Family. Neighbors. Great tunes. Dancing in the dark. Fried chicken. Corn on the cob. Mac and cheese. Basically, a perfect summer night, according to Parkview Gardens Office Assistant Tacola Scott. The cause for celebration? National Night Out, an...more

  • Grant Supports Technology Upgrades at Low-Income Communities

    Christiansburg, Va. – Community Housing Partners (CHP) is pleased to announce the receipt of a $9,000 grant from Wells Fargo on July 26. The funds will be used by CHP to provide educational materials and programs to low-income communities in Virgini...more

  • Kamilia Lawson Named 'Top 40 Under 40' in Housing

    Christiansburg, Va. – Kamilia Lawson, Director of Homeownership and Principal Broker with Community Housing Partners (CHP) and CHP Realty, was recently selected for a prestigious "Top 40 Under 40" award by the Virginia Housing Development ...more

  • CHP Realty First in Region With Certified Earth Advantage Brokers

    Christiansburg, Va. – Christiansburg-based Community Housing Partners (CHP) is proud to announce that Kamilia Lawson and Skip Slocum of CHP Realty recently became certified Earth Advantage Brokers®, making them the first licensed real estate age...more

  • National Homeownership Month Highlights Merits of Owning a Home

    Christiansburg, Virginia – Owning a home benefits individuals and families, but also gives vitality to America's cities and towns and creates that sense of community that is important to so many Americans. In recognition of the powerful rewards ...more

  • CHP Ranked Among Largest Affordable Multifamily Property Managers in U.S.

    Christiansburg, Va. – Community Housing Partners (CHP), a nonprofit Community Development Corporation based in Christiansburg, Virginia, has been listed as one of the nation’s largest affordable multifamily property managers by the National Af...more

  • Farmville Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony a Celebration of Community

    Christiansburg, Va. – Decent, affordable housing is important to families and communities. It, of course, fulfills a basic human need for shelter, but it also fosters economic and social strength and vitality. Unfortunately, the United States is exp...more

  • Homes for Sale Through Federal Funding Program

    Christiansburg, Va. - Community Housing Partners (CHP) is seeking qualified, income-eligible buyers! We are partnering with People Incorporated of Virginia and the Northern Shenandoah Valley Regional Commission to promote affordable housing opportunities ...more

  • Help for Those Trying to Navigate Maze of Homeownership

    Christiansburg, Va. –Community Housing Partners (CHP) is pleased to announce the receipt of a $2,000 grant from the SunTrust Foundation for pre- and post-homeownership counseling and education activities for customers in central Virginia. Said CH...more

  • Florida Residents Foster a Sustainable Community

    Sometimes, the most important thing one can do is to give back to the community. Eartha Webster and Cathy Spencer, both residents at CHP’s Sunrise Place Apartments in Tallahassee, Florida, are living examples of what it means to give back.  ...more

  • New Pulaski Homes a Celebration of Community and Collaboration

    Christiansburg, Virginia — A ribbon-cutting ceremony celebrating six all-new affordable homes in Pulaski’s Dora Highway neighborhood was held on March 8 at the Pulaski Railway Station. The single-family homes were designed by Community Design ...more

  • New Single-Family Homes Important Part of Pulaski's Revitalization

    Christiansburg, Virginia — A ribbon-cutting ceremony celebrating six all-new affordable homes in Pulaski’s Dora Highway neighborhood will be held on Thursday, March 8, 11:00 AM, at the Pulaski Railway Station. The single-family homes were desi...more

  • Homebuyer Education Classes Walk Participants Through the Maze of Homeownership

    The prospect of buying a home can be overwhelming to many, but free homebuyer education classes offered by Community Housing Partners (CHP) can provide New River Valley and Richmond-area residents with the knowledge and confidence needed to purchase a hom...more

  • CHP Receives National Recognition for Excellence in Property Management

    Christiansburg, Va. – The National Affordable Housing Management Association (NAHMA), headquartered in Alexandria, Va., announced that Christiansburg’s Community Housing Partners (CHP) recently received national recognition as a Community of Q...more

  • CHP Receives $2,000 from Panera Bread for Resident Services Programs

    Christiansburg, VA – A representative from Panera Bread recently presented Community Housing Partners (CHP) with a lot of dough, though not of the flour and water variety. This gift came in the form of a $2,000 check to support resident services pro...more

  • Free Homebuyer Education Classes a Valuable Resource for Prospective Homeowners

    Christiansburg, Va. - The prospect of buying a home can be overwhelming to many, but free homebuyer education classes offered by Community Housing Partners (CHP) can provide New River Valley and Richmond area residents with the knowledge and confiden...more

  • CHP Featured in Housing Assistance Council's Rural Voices Publication

    Christiansburg, Va. - Community Housing Partners (CHP) was recently featured in the Housing Assistance Council's summer 2007 publication of Rural Voices, a magazine covering rural housing and development issues. CHP President and CEO Janaka Casper ...more

  • CHP Resident Services Receives $15,000 Bank of America Grant

    Richmond, Va. - Investing in the future success of our residents has always been at the core of Community Housing Partners' (CHP) mission. During 2006, we provided resident services at 32 of our 69 properties, created seven resident leadership council...more

  • Community Housing Partners Receives $13,500 Expendable Grant Award from Wachovia Foundation

    Christiansburg, Va. – Community Housing Partners (CHP) announced today that it received a $13,500 grant from Wachovia Foundation to increase its efforts in the community to promote long-term, stable homeownership through quality homebuyer education ...more

  • Community Housing Partners Residents and Staff Join with Virginia Tech Students to Plant Living Memorials

    Blacksburg, Va. – On April 28, Virginia Tech students planted maroon and orange Hokie flower gardens throughout the New River Valley as a living memorial to Virginia Tech’s students and faculty whose lives were lost on April 16.  Many ...more

  • CHP Named One of NeighborWorks America's Top Ten Producers for 2006

    Christiansburg, Virginia – With a national network of more than 240 community-based organizations in 50 states, NeighborWorks® America (NW) has announced their top ten producers for 2006 in the areas of direct investment, homeownership units, re...more

  • CHP Provides Weatherization Assistance to Senior Citizens in Arlington, Virginia

    Arlington, Va. – For Josephine Chapelle, her home and neighborhood on South Monroe Street is like a photo album of her life in Arlington, Virginia.   “This is the house my husband and I bought and moved into over sixty years ago,&...more

  • Youth at CHPC Property Hold Teddy Bear Drive for Children's Hospital

    Portsmouth, Virginia—‘Tis the season to be giving. Ten children at Ansell Gardens, a 78-unit Community Housing Partners (CHPC) property for low-income families, learned this lesson by organizing their community’s first ever Teddy Bear Dr...more

  • CHPC Senior Citizen Residents Get a Head Start on the Thanksgiving Holiday

    Portsmouth, Virginia—Senior citizen residents at Ansell Gardens, a 78-unit multi-family property located in Portsmouth, VA, got a head start to their Thanksgiving holiday with a feast, free turkeys, raffle prizes and valuable information. The staff ...more

  • Blending Affordable Housing with Green Building

    Community Housing Partners (CHPC) and the Town of Blacksburg have been pro-active in increasing environmental consciousness in the New River Valley. For example, CHPC started the first local chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council and have worked wi...more

  • Partners and Residents Make Community Day a Success

    Holding a Community Day isn’t easy. When Community Housing Partners’ (CHPC) Housing Manager Sylvia Gaines began planning an event for her residents and the local community, she thought she would have trouble securing donations and supplies. ...more

  • CHPC Partners to Create Boodry Place in Kentucky

    Synergy. The interaction of two or more forces so that their combined effect is greater than the sum of their individual effects. Such is the strategic partnerships behind the creation of Boodry Place, a 32-unit residential property in downtown Morehea...more

  • CHPC Receives $20,000 to Address Homeownership Needs in Tidewater, VA

    Virginia Beach, Virginia—During her morning drive to work, Jen Nieves heard a commercial on the radio advertising Community Housing Partners’ (CHPC) homebuyer education classes. At the time, Nieves was a prospective home buyer but had some dif...more

  • Congressman Forbes Dedicates Smithfield Renovation

    Congressman J. Randy Forbes spoke of new beginnings for Church Manor, one of Smithfield, Virginia’s oldest affordable housing communities at a dedication held on June 12. “This community is an example of rebirth and the impact of partnershi...more

  • Blacksburg Celebrates New Affordable Housing Opportunity

    Blacksburg, Virginia—For first time homebuyers Kristin deNeeve, 25, and Eddie Owens, 28, the completion of the Roanoke-Lee Street duplexes is well worth the wait. When the couple, who has been married for 8-years, first began looking to buy the...more

  • CHPC Resident Buys First Home with IDA Program

    It’s easy to visualize the materials that go into building a home, but what about the people behind those materials? A lot of people dream of owning their first home, but many of them don’t have to pick up a hammer and nails to make that dream...more

  • Residents and Partners at Work: Youth Program Comes to Meadowview

    Every Monday afternoon, apartment 108B at Meadowview Apartments in Pulaski, Virginia, is filled with the sounds of children making peanut butter crackers and opening books. That’s because Community Housing Partners (CHPC) has two AmeriCorps members ...more

  • Checed Warwick Dedication Celebrates a Living Building

    A building is just a building until it is filled with people who call it their home. On April 6, Community Housing Partners (CHPC) joined with its partners to dedicate Checed Warwick in Newport News, Virginia, which has transformed from a beautiful buildi...more