Who We Are

Community Housing Associates’  (CHA) ongoing housing support and services help individuals and families who are experiencing homelessness or are at risk of becoming homeless in Baltimore, Maryland. We assist with the transition into or the ability to maintain permanent, affordable housing.

With our unique expertise and resources, together with the help of developers, investors and community leaders, we will continue to grow our reach with additional successful housing initiatives. CHA’s aim is to serve our community and connect people in need with those who can offer resources to enhance their livelihood. 

CHA - Who We Are

Serving Families in Need

For a family, a stable home environment is the foundation to building a successful life. It is the freedom to study, to aspire, to strive, to dream – without uncertainty or fear. At CHA, we believe every family should experience this kind of safety and stability.

Many of our residents are families and when they don’t have to worry about the affordability of their home, they can focus on gaining new career skills, helping their children do well in school, and becoming more involved in their communities. We believe that this supports not just these families but the entire Baltimore City community.

Serving Seniors in Need

We are seeing the senior citizen population in this country grow at an unprecedented rate. As one of the nation’s largest developers of senior housing, CHA addresses their growing needs by providing affordable housing with services that seek to improve and maintain the status of older adults. We prioritize offering support for their economic development, enhanced health, and opportunity for community engagement.

Our senior properties result in older adults having a sense that they are aging in a positive manner and have a higher quality of life. Senior poverty and homelessness is a nationwide issue that we strive to improve.

Serving Veterans in Need

Thousands of veterans in America are homeless – in fact 1 in 5 homeless individuals in America are veterans. Additionally, a large number of displaced and at-risk veterans live with the lingering effects of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). There are several factors that contribute to the growing homeless veteran population, including the extreme shortage of affordable housing, lack of support networks and insufficient access to health care services.

At CHA, we strive to provide affordable housing and support for our country’s veteran population. We believe that stable housing can be a step forward, assisting veterans in achieving a highly successful life after service.

Serving Disabled in Need

Approximately 4.8 million adults with disabilities (between 18-64 years old) rely on Supplemental Security Income (S.S.I.) to meet their basic needs.

Finding affordable housing is always challenging, especially for low-income people with a disability. We allow persons with disabilities to live as independently as possible in the community by subsidizing rental housing opportunities that provide access to appropriate supportive services.