We will design and implement sustainable business models for affordable housing development and supportive housing.
Building Housing and Community in Oliver
By 2022, in partnership with Episcopal Housing Corporation, we will open Sojourner Place at Oliver, a new, 70-unit apartment complex located in the heart of Oliver. Half of the units will be for people experiencing homelessness, and the other half will be affordable at 50% of the area median income. Earl Johson says that Oliver is the perfect neighborhood for it. "This is a well-established community with great roots and history," he says. Read more>
Saving Lives with Recuperative Care
Thanks to a grant from local hospitals, we spent the end of 2019 planning to expand our Convalescent Care Program (CCP), the only place in Baltimore where people without homes can recuperate after an acute hospital stay. Each year, CCP helps hundreds of people regain health and stability after recovering from an acute illness or injury. And yet, we know there aren’t enough beds for everyone who needs one. Read more >
What’s our role in housing? Our new Housing Committee weighs in.
We’ve known for years that housing is the solution to homelessness—and that housing is health care. Yet, we’ve witnessed a sweeping disinvestment in affordable housing across the country over the past few decades. Starting this summer, we’ve convened a Board of Directors Housing Committee to guide us as we find our place in affordable and supportive housing.
When a few of our staff and board members laced up their boots to head to Denver in the dead of winter last year, housing our city’s most vulnerable individuals was on their minds.“We wanted to know Denver’s secret to their housing development success,” said Senior Policy Director Barbara DiPietro about the Colorado Coalition for the Homeless (CCH).