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Insulated Attic Cover DIY

By Ian Morse, Property Manager Here’s a weatherization-meets-energy efficiency tip, and it’s even DIY—try making an insulated attic access cover yourself!   Whether you have a drop-down attic ladder or a “scuttle hole’ (also called an “attic hatch”), the access is [...]

A Neighborly Invitation from Kim and Keon

You may remember meeting Kim on our blog in one of our earliest homeowner stories. She and her son Keon moved into their Northside neighborhood home in 2019, and she shared how her experience in that neighborhood has shaped [...]

  • Calvin Burton

Taking Action on the “I” in DEI: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

By Calvin Burton, Development and Donor Relations Manager, cburton@communityhometrust.org. Everyone wants to feel like they “belong” somewhere. Whether that’s at home, with friends, or at work, people want to feel included and heard, and they want to know their [...]

  • Barbara Foushee

Board Stories: Barbara Foushee

Mayor Pro Tem and Carrboro Town Council member Barbara Foushee has lived in Carrboro since 1991 -- and in that time, she has seen the town go through quite a bit of change. She says that "change is growth, [...]

  • Our staff in masks

Who Are All Those Masked Men and Women?

Maybe you saw our staff photo in our newsletter this week and wondered, "Who are all those masked CHT staffers?" It's been a while since we've all (well, almost all) been in the same place, and our team has [...]

Tenant Story: Meet Brieann

At 75 years old, Brieann has lived all over the country and even the world. But she couldn't be happier about where she's landed in her retirement: a townhome at The Landings at Winmore. Brieann moved into The Landings [...]

  • Wall of Screens

Your Weekend Recommendations from Our Staff

It's been a long, hot week here in North Carolina -- and much of the country. The weekend ahead is looking stormy. Maybe you're wondering what to read or watch this weekend while you're staying safe and cool inside? [...]

  • John at Ice Cream Social

Tenant Story: Meet John

Pictured above: John (L) catches up with a Landings neighbor at the ice cream social this spring John has lived in The Landings at Winmore, our 58-unit affordable rental complex in Carrboro, since 2011. In fact, he was one [...]

  • The Landings

Addressing the Rental Housing Crisis

We talk a lot about Community Home Trust as stewards of homeownership opportunities, but did you know that we also own low-income rental housing and are preparing to invest in more? We know that this is the best way [...]

Weatherization and Energy Efficiency

This is the second post in our ongoing series of maintenance tips for homeowners. You can read the first post on gutter maintenance here.  It's hot outside, and that likely means you're running your air conditioning and fans pretty regularly. [...]

Homeowner Stories: Meet Jennifer

When Jennifer's marriage ended in January 2009, she was forced to start her life over from scratch, with her 7- and 3-year-old daughters in tow: new state, new job, no degree or nearby family to fall back on. Her [...]

  • Robert Dowling

Guest Post: Inclusionary Housing

As we continue celebrating our 30th birthday throughout the year, we asked our former Executive Director, Robert Dowling, for his reflections on his 20+ years at the helm of Community Home Trust. In this post, he shares why inclusionary housing [...]

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