Kent Attainable Housing, Inc. (KAH) is pleased to announce the acceptance of a $178,750 American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Grant from the Town of Chestertown. KAH will use these funds to support its efforts to increase affordable homeownership opportunities and address housing insecurity for low-to-moderate-income families who live or work in Chestertown.
May 2023, Kent County, MD-“KAH is incredibly grateful to the Chestertown Mayor and Town Council for giving us the opportunity to grow our impact and support the economic vitality of this community. Affordable housing is key to Chestertown’s future. Breaking down barriers to access homeownership will allow local families to build wealth and financial resiliency. The broader Chestertown community will also have the opportunity to garner greater economic stability and investment in development and community revitalization.” said Taylor Frey, President of Kent Attainable Housing’s Board. READ MORE
April 2023, Kent County, MD- Rebuilding Together Kent County and Kent Attainable Housing are often confused with each other. Still, since they work together on many housing projects, it’s easy to point potential clients in the right direction.
While both are involved with addressing housing in Kent County, think of Kent Attainable Housing as the organization that works to “break the cycle of intergenerational poverty by building or renovating affordable houses and partnering with limited-income, working families to prepare for and buy a home,” and Rebuilding Together as the organization that “provides home repairs and modifications to our neighbors with limited resources at no cost to the homeowner.” READ MORE
March 2023, Kent County, MD- KAH is one of three Kent County nonprofits named the recipient of CITC awards for FY2023. The Community Investment Tax Credit Program provides a tax credit equal to 50% of a donation of $500 or greater. This tax credit can be applied to individual and corporate state income tax liabilities.
This allocation of tax credits will support the fundraising efforts for the future construction of its Lambs Meadow project located in Butlertown, MD. KAH intends to build a duplex of two affordable housing units. These two forever homes will mark the fifth and sixth affordable homes KAH has been able to develop in the Kent County community since its founding in 2019. READ MORE
January 2023, Kent County, MD- Chesapeake Neighbors has purchased the vacant building at 423 High Street
from KAH and intends to develop several affordable rental units on that
property. Proceeds from this sale will allow KAH to make critical investments
in home construction and financial literacy programs in 2023.
“Kent Attainable Housing is glad to partner with Chesapeake Neighbors to
bring more affordable housing to Kent County residents,” said Taylor Frey,
President of KAH. “KAH and Chesapeake Neighbors are great complimentary
organizations, with KAH focused on creating homeownership opportunities in
Kent County and Chesapeake Neighbors focused on developing affordable
rentals across Maryland. We hope this is the beginning of a partnership that
brings more housing to working families, and we’re glad to welcome
Chesapeake Neighbors to Kent County.” READ MORE
We buy property, design or renovate homes, landscape the yards and partner with low-income families to buy the home. We build the capacity of our applicants to successfully own a home through required workshops in financial literacy, home ownership, and budget management. We use community volunteers and partners to help make the homes affordable and to mentor applicants through the process.
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