Real Estate Development Updates


  • CHP and Partners Driven by Mission

    Like many of the housing developments that CHP undertakes, the Cornerstone Apartments redevelopment project in Lynchburg, Va. was a complicated jigsaw puzzle of multiple partners and funding sources. What makes the Cornerstone Apartments project...more

  • Suffolk Celebrates Senior Affordable Housing Community

    For residents, community leaders, and CHP employees, May 15 was a day of celebration. A celebration of home and a celebration of community, all of which were embodied in a ribbon-cutting ceremony to mark the completion of recent renovations to the Bettie ...more

  • CHP Historic Renovation Project Nationally Recognized for Aiding Community Revitalization

    The Warwick, a permanent supportive housing facility for formerly homeless individuals in Newport News, Va., was honored as one of “Preservation’s Best of 2014” on March 3 by Preservation Action and the National Trust Community Investmen...more

  • Construction Project Completed in Record Time

    Most building projects that CHP Construction works on take at least eight months to complete. The Angelwood at Caroline development in Bowling Green, Virginia was built in just over half that time, making it one of the fastest jobs CHP’s constructio...more

  • Thoughtful Design Helps Blacksburg Residents Age in Place

    For Blacksburg, Va., newcomer Pat Lewis, being able to afford an efficient, well-planned home in a close-knit community almost seemed too good to be true.  Lewis, who moved here a month ago from Myrtle Beach, knew she wanted to live in a town where n...more

  • A Groundbreaking Event

    Wielding ceremonial golden shovels, partners, funders, and community leaders officially broke ground at Langston Park Apartments in Hopewell, Virginia, on July 25. While the amount of earth actually moved that day was relatively small, the act was momento...more

  • Aging in Place Community Charrette in the New River Valley, Virginia

    In August 2013, CHP Design Studio facilitated the Aging in Place Workshop, a community charrette organized by representatives of the New River Valley Livability Initiative’s Aging in Place Leadership team to discuss the meaning of aging in plac...more

  • Building Better, Living Better

    Those who have worked with CHP Design Studio Project Manager Joshua Galloway almost undoubtedly know that he is passionate about green design and sustainable living and eagerly embraces opportunities to both expand and share his knowledge. Both his enthus...more

  • City of Hampton Gets a Lift

    A vacant city block in Hampton, Va., will undergo more than just a facelift thanks to $308,600 in funding awarded to Community Housing Partners (CHP) and the Hampton Redevelopment and Housing Authority (HRHA) from Wells Fargo’s UrbanL...more

  • CHP Design Studio Selected as Architect for West Virginia Teacher Village

    Christiansburg, Va. –  No stranger to the creation of quality workforce housing, CHP Design Studio—the architectural arm of Community Housing Partners (CHP)—was  selected last month by the Reconnecting McDowell partnership to d...more

  • A Vision for a Village

    Christiansburg, Va. -- When CHP Architect Brooke Karius and 15 other rising architects were challenged by the Virginia Society of the American Institute of Architects (VSAIA) to develop a group project that would help improve the West End neighborhood of ...more

  • Formerly Homeless Now Call Restored Hotel Home

    Newport News, Va. -- Terrazzo floors that once gleamed underneath the heels of prominent Victorian-era guests shined once again on July 22 when permanent residents and employees of The Warwick joined Congressman Robert "Bobby" Scott an...more

  • 2013 Multi-Family Contractor of the Year Awarded to CHP

    EarthCraft Virginia selected CHP for the 2013 Multi-Family Contractor of the Year award as part of its Fourth Annual Sustainable Leadership Awards, the organization’s yearly awards to recognize Virginia leaders in the adoption of sustainable housing...more

  • Hopewell First in Virginia to Benefit from New HUD Program

    Richmond, Va. – At a time when affordable housing options are in short supply across the country, the 400-year-old community of Hopewell, Virginia is making plans to improve and expand its workforce housing stock. Thought by some to be the nation...more

  • CHP Named Multifamily Contractor of the Year

    Christiansburg, Virginia - For the third time in five years, CHP has been honored with one of EarthCraft Virginia's annual Sustainable Leadership Awards. The Richmond-based green building certification and education program recently named CHP as Multi...more

  • Lexington, North Carolina, Celebrates Renewal Historic Building's Renewal

    Community Housing Partners (CHP) President and Chief Executive Officer Janaka Casper can tick off the extensive repairs and upgrades that his organization took on in order to renovate the 63 affordable apartment units located in the old Lexington Memorial...more

  • CHP's Architecture Division Turns Ten

    Ten years ago, CHP recommited itself to reducing the environmental impact of affordable housing, while promoting economic self sufficiency and long-term social well bing for its residents. This focus on sustainable housing opportunities coincided with the...more

  • Davidson Affordable Housing Community Celebrates Renovations & Renewal

    Christiansburg, Va. - “Five years ago, Oak Hill Apartments was in danger of being torn down and replaced with market-rate housing. But thanks to CHP, the property was preserved and now offers quality affordable housing to a diverse population,&rdquo...more

  • Farmville Affordable Housing Community Gets a Makeover

    Christiansburg, VA – The thirty-seven-year-old Parkview Gardens Apartments in Farmville, Virginia, recently underwent an extensive transformation as its owner and manger, Community Housing Partners (CHP), performed numerous upgrades to the aging com...more

  • CHP Vying for Fruit Orchard in National

    Christiansburg, Virginia - Christiansburg-based Community Housing Partners (CHP) is planning to harvest more than just the low-hanging fruit of its own orchard if all goes well in a national campaign to win a bevy of fruit trees this summer. The nonpro...more

  • CHP Brings Accessible Living to Albemarle County Couple

    Christiansburg, Va. – Rose Byrne and her soul mate, Norman Ourada -- two of an estimated 1,491,965 Virginians with disabilities -- were struggling with mounting medical bills and the difficulties of living in traditional housing when the design and ...more

  • Stephens City Townhomes Dedication

    Powerful wind gusts and gray skies could not keep potential home buyers or Congressional staff members away from the dedication of six new condominiums designed and built by Community Housing Partners (CHP) in Stephens City, Virginia. The new energy-ef...more

  • Blacksburg Honored for Website and Affordable Housing

    Blacksburg, Va. - This October, the Virginia Municipal League will honor the Town of Blacksburg with two achievement awards at its statewide conference. One of those awards includes the Roanoke-Lee Street housing project, a public-private partnership...more

  • Town of Davidson Approves Grant Allowing CHP to Purchase Oakhill Apartments

    Davidson, NC - The Town of Davidson approved a grant that would allow Community Housing Partners (CHP) to purchase Oakhill Apartments and maintain the 72-units as affordable housing. "We are pretty excited to save the units of affordable housing,&...more

  • Town of Blacksburg, CHP Celebrate New Neighborhood Park

    Blacksburg, Virginia—On July 28, the Town of Blacksburg and Community Housing Partners (CHP) hosted a dedication ceremony to celebrate Page Park, one of the town’s newest neighborhood parks located on Prospect Street beside Dayspring Christian...more

  • CHP Architect Colin Arnold Receives Virginia Housing Coalition Award

    Richmond, Va. - On June 21, the Virginia Housing Coalition (VHC) honored Colin Arnold, Community Housing Partners' (CHP) Architect with a 2007 Housing Leadership Award for Designer/Architect. According to VHC, Housing Leadership Award recipients ar...more

  • Local Non-profit Receives Two State Honors for Environmental Leadership

    Christiansburg, Virginia – Coming off the heels of a national 2007 Energy Star® Partner of the Year award, Community Housing Partners (CHP) recently received two state honors for environmental leadership and sustainable building On May 3, the...more

  • CHP Breaks Ground on Boodry Place, First Kentucky Multi-family Project

    Morehead, KY – With partners Frontier Housing and the City of Morehead, Community Housing Partners (CHP) broke ground on CHP’s first multi-family property located in Kentucky. Named in honor of Glenn Boodry, a Frontier Housing Board member ...more

  • CHPC Purchases First Conventional Property in North Carolina

    Christiansburg, Virginia – The close of 2006 marked two important firsts in Community Housing Partners’ (CHPC) history: the purchase of its first conventional property, and its first property in North Carolina. Completed on Dec. 15, the pur...more

  • CHPC's General Contracting Services Celebrates Completion of First Phase of Kings Highway Project

    King George, Virginia – Elderly and disabled residents of King George and surrounding counties have access to a new housing option thanks to the partnership between Project FAITH, Inc., a non-denominational faith-based housing development corporatio...more

  • CHPC Dedicates Roanoke-Lee Street Duplex Project

    The people Architect Colin Arnold had in mind while designing the Blacksburg duplexes are low to moderate income homebuyers. “The design of these duplexes is so the homebuyers will reap the benefits of the homes’ energy conserving construction...more