CCHLT Helps People Purchase Homes

Thank you to WJAC-TV, Channel 6, for covering our event, Connect to Home, in their story, CCHLT Helps People Purchase Homes.

Read the story by Lauren Hensley below:

STATE COLLEGE, Pa.– One Centre County organization is on a mission to provide development and oversight of affordable housing for those who may not have enough to afford regular housing. The Centre County Housing and Land Trust hosted an open house this evening to let the community know how they can help those interested in buying a home. Organizers at the event say there is a serious need for affordable homes in the Centre County area.

“Our model is to provide ownership that stays affordable throughout generations. So we do that by maintaining our land where homeowners only maintain ownership of their home, so here in the Centre County area it’s taking 30 percent off the regular purchase price,” said Executive Director Rachel Fawcett.

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Centre County Housing and Land Trust strengthens communities through the development and stewardship of permanently affordable homes for people of low- to moderate-income in Centre County, PA. Since 2007, CCHLT has operated as a 501(c)(3) non-profit featuring the collaborative effort of five local organizations to focus on: promoting and preserving of affordable housing; providing education; creating partnerships; and assisting municipalities on affordable housing policies. More information about CCHLT and its programs is available at Follow CCHLT on Twitter @CentreCountyHLT, on Facebook at, or sign up for updates on CCHLT’s Email List.

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