Impact Stories


  • A Year of Growth

    Building off of more than 40 years of experience creating affordable and sustainable homes, Community Housing Partners (CHP) reported a year of growth in 2017. In 2017, the nonprofit added eight real estate developments to its rental portfolio, creatin...more

  • The Dream of Homeownership

    Many property managers would be discouraged to learn that a reliable tenant had found another place to live. But when Tara Smith, a resident of Heron Woods Apartments in Inverness, Florida, announced that she was moving into her newly purchased home, the ...more

  • An Artist's Recovery

    While no family is ever fully prepared for the reality of a stroke, Norma Burton of Hiwassee, Virginia knew that she would need to make changes around the house after her husband’s medical emergency in 2016. Richard Burton had already experienced...more

  • The Power to Heal

    In the light and spacious lobby at Primrose Place Apartments in Baltimore, Maryland, there’s a wall that supports a “Love Tree” made of pink-colored paper hearts. The residents had filled each heart’s center with things that made t...more

  • CHP's Year in Review: 2016

    Join CHP as we look back on our efforts to create healthy, sustainable, and affordable homes and communities in 2016. If you are having trouble with the video loading, click here to view in Youtube. ...more

  • Open the Door to Comfort

    CHP has partnered with Appalachian Power to perform energy efficiency updates at multifamily communities such as Old Orchard Apartments in Pearisburg, Va., making the homes more comfortable and more affordable for the senior residents that live there. ...more

  • Open the Door to Homeownership

    Meet Ashley Cook, who lived at CHP’s Nature Walk Community before connecting with CHP Homeownership and buying her first home with her fiancé. If you are having trouble with the video loading, click here to view in Youtube. ...more

  • Open the Door to Health and Wellness

    In 2016, CHP partnered with Bon Secours Health System and its mobile Care-a-Van, which provided free monthly healthcare services to the residents of The Warwick Apartments in Newport News, Virginia. If you are having trouble with the video loading, cli...more