Survey Results Show High Satisfaction Among Residents

May 9, 2022

For close to four decades, CHAI has been providing safe and affordable housing for seniors. While CHAI’s independent senior living communities have received top management ratings from HUD for years, we recognize that resident satisfaction may be the most important indicator of our success. So, we made ensuring the quality of residents’ experiences a priority... Read More

Collaboration at the Heart of Good Deeds Day

April 11, 2022

Each year on Good Deeds Day, community members come together to support northwest Baltimore through service. On Sunday, April 3, volunteers armed with trash grabbers and rubber boots worked together to beautify Western Run Stream, while neighbors from the City/County bordering communities of Fallstaff and Colonial Village united once again to tidy the common spaces... Read More

CHAI Invests in Central Park Heights and Its Residents

April 11, 2022

CHAI is thrilled to announce the next step in the development of development of Woodland Gardens II, a 75-unit building, which will provide safe, connected and affordable living for northwest Baltimore seniors, representing an important investment in the Central Park Heights neighborhood and its residents. Construction has begun on this beautiful senior housing property, which... Read More

CHAI Grows Housing Counseling Team with Addition of Linda Lee

April 9, 2022

CHAI’s long-standing commitment to promoting housing opportunity is getting a boost with the addition of a second Housing Counselor. Our expanded department will have greater capacity to promote an essential element of economic opportunity — housing access. CHAI’s Housing Counselors work directly with community members to offer expert, personalized support through all stages of their... Read More

JCC and Myerberg Center Collaborate to Expand Programming for Older Adults

April 8, 2022

For over 40 years, the Edward A. Myerberg Center has helped older adults to be fit, creative and connected, enhancing lives in Baltimore and beyond. Now, through an exciting partnership with its sister agency, the Myerberg’s innovative and compelling programming for adults 55+ will be available to members of the Jewish Community Center of Greater... Read More

FMOP Hosts Virtual Tour at Reginald F. Lewis Museum to Honor Black History

March 7, 2022

One of the goals of CHAI’s Fallstaff Multicultural Organizing Project (FMOP) is to bridge cultural gaps in one of Baltimore’s most diverse neighborhoods. In honor of Black History month, the FMOP planned a virtual tour of Men of Change: Power. Triumph. Truth., the newest installation at Baltimore’s own Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African... Read More

Service Coordinators Strive for Total Wellness for Residents

March 7, 2022

The skilled and dedicated Resident Services Coordinators (RSC) at CHAI’s Weinberg Senior Living Communities work directly with residents to assess their needs and offer resources, often going above and beyond to ensure their total wellness. One RSC at Weinberg Place, had been working with a resident for months and observed that his humility often prevented... Read More

Training Develops Northwest Neighborhood Leaders

March 7, 2022

Twenty-four neighborhood leaders from all over northwest Baltimore are actively engaged in CHAI’s Northwest Community Leadership Academy (NCLA), an online leadership training that is designed to develop new leaders, bring diverse communities together and stimulate community-driven projects. The trainings, generously funded by Baltimore Community Foundation, are facilitated by Jeannie Appleman, Senior Organizer and Trainer for... Read More

Guiding First-Time Homebuyers on the Path to Homeownership

March 7, 2022

Buying a house creates opportunity to live in a safe, stable place of one’s own. For lower-income households, it is also an effective path to building personal wealth. CHAI can help make this dream a reality for first-time homebuyers. CHAI’s monthly Homebuyer Education Workshops inform participants about the home buying process. The next step—personalized pre-purchase... Read More

Shining a Light on Affordable Housing

February 4, 2022

The Jewish Funders Network (JFN) is shining a spotlight on affordable housing, aiming to get funders engaged in the effort to create affordable housing opportunities as well as inspiring Jewish agencies to become engaged in providing housing solutions. In her role as Chair of the JFN Poverty Affinity Housing Workgroup, CHAI CEO Lisa Budlow participated... Read More