- Sep 30, 2015
CHEER Community Association’s Renters’ Protections Meeting
Following the events culminating in drastic rent increases and displacement of some residents at Hampshire Towers Apartments in ward 6 of...
- Jul 10, 2015
Introducing the CHEER Community Association
The CHEER Community Association (CCA) is a tool designed to help tenants in Long Branch and Takoma Park build and maintain community, and...
- Dec 2, 2014
Interested in Putting More Community into your Neighborhood?
A new initiative funded by the Takoma Foundation invites you to host a NeighborCircle. A NeighborCircle is “a good conversation over...
- Nov 28, 2013
Essex House Leaders Find the Path of Success
The Leadership Team at Essex House, a 135 unit high rise rental property on Maple Avenue, has developed robust leadership capacity over...
- May 3, 2013
CHEER Initiates Neighborhood Improvement Process
Takoma Park and Long Branch community members want to know their neighbors and want to work with them on common projects which enhance...
- Jun 9, 2012
Action Ideas: Be a part of the plan
Are you looking for ideas about how to improve your neighborhood? In the recent community strategic planning process for Takoma Park and...
- May 17, 2012
Takoma Park and Long Branch Priority Goals
What are the top priorities that should drive our community improvement efforts over the next five years? CHEER recently asked this...
- Dec 16, 2011
IDEA JAM: How do we sustain our diverse Takoma Park community?
CHEER held its first idea jam on November 17, 2011 on the income gap in Takoma Park. After reviewing the statistics documenting a 50%...
- Nov 4, 2011
Takoma Park Income Gap Is Growing
Over the past decade, Takoma Park has changed from a community able to support families with a range of incomes to one with higher...
- Feb 10, 2011
Gilbert Highlands: A Nonprofit Housing Development in Long Branch
On January 26, Montgomery Housing Partnership (MHP) offered a mini-tour of Gilbert Highlands, a 21-unit, affordable housing property at...