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Board Chair Jonathon Rondeau Speaks on Affordable Housing

Jonathon Rondeau, President & CEO of The Arc Central Chesapeake Region (The Arc) and Board Chair of Chesapeake Neighbors joined Governor Wes Moore on Tuesday to advocate for housing expansion and support Section 7-504 of the Governor’s bill HB538: Affordable Housing Zoning Density and Permitting (Housing Expansion and Affordability Act…...

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Addressing Maryland’s Affordable Housing Crisis

On Tuesday, legislators and members of the public gathered at The Graduate in Annapolis, MD, to talk about key legislative issues like affordable housing, the budget, environmental challenges, and transportation. Despite the snow, people packed the ballroom to hear Department of Housing and Community Development Secretary Jake Day and Chesapeake…...

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Chesapeake Neighbors Finishing Renovations on Two Properties

Chesapeake Neighbors’ mission is to provide safe, affordable housing for all Marylanders, and they will be starting 2024 with two properties newly renovated and ready for the people we support to enjoy! In 2023, Chesapeake Neighbors acquired a property on Ayrlawn Drive that needed a complete back-to-the-studs renovation. This property,…...

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Judi Olinger Speaks at Maryland Municipal League Conference

Chesapeake Neighbors’ Executive Director, Judi Olinger, presented alongside Easton Mayor Megan Cook and Ross Benincasa of Rivers & Roads Consulting on the benefits of scattered-site affordable housing at this year’s Maryland Municipal League Conference in Baltimore. Scattered-site housing is deeply aligned with Chesapeake Neighbors’ mission of creating quality, affordable housing…...

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Chesapeake Neighbors Welcomes Deena Kilmon to its Board of Directors

Chesapeake Neighbors, an Arc Central Chesapeake Region company committed to providing safe, accessible, and affordable housing in Maryland, and Board Chair Jonathon Rondeau are pleased to welcome Deena Kilmon to the Chesapeake Neighbors board of directors. “We are thrilled to welcome Deena to our team,” said Judi Olinger, Executive Director…...

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Kent Attainable Housing, Inc. Partners With Chesapeake Neighbors on High Street Property

Pictured: 423 High St, Chestertown, MD January 2023, Kent County, MD- Kent Attainable Housing, Inc. (KAH) and Chesapeake Neighbors are pleased to announce a partnership that will bring more affordable housing to Chestertown, MD. Chesapeake Neighbors has purchased the vacant building at 423 High Street from KAH and intends to…...

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Chesapeake Neighbors Welcomes Meredith Wimbrow to its Board of Directors

Chesapeake Neighbors, an Arc Central Chesapeake Region company committed to providing safe, accessible, and affordable housing in Maryland, and Board Chair Jonathon Rondeau are pleased to welcome Meredith Wimbrow to the Chesapeake Neighbors board of directors. “We are excited to welcome Meredith to our team,” said Judi Olinger, Executive Director…...

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Judi Olinger Accepted to Shore Leadership Class of 2022

Chesapeake Neighbors congratulates Judi Olinger, Executive Director, on her acceptance to the Shore Leadership Class of 2022. Over the course of the year, Judi will complete the hands-on professional development program dedicated to building a better Maryland by harnessing the strength of local business and community leaders on Maryland’s Eastern…...

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Community Need for Affordable Housing Creates Partnership Between Chesapeake Neighbors, Rivers & Roads, and IKIGAI Consulting

Media Contact: Catie Comer Vice President of Development for The Arc Central Chesapeake Region 410.384.4072 | ccomer@thearcccr.org SEVERN, MD (March 2, 2022) — Chesapeake Neighbors, a subsidiary of The Arc Central Chesapeake Region (The Arc), announces its strategic partnerships with Rivers & Roads and IKIGAI Coaching and Consulting. These partners…...

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