CBI News

Maintenance Heroes

July 13th, 2021

CBI would like to recognize our dedicated Maintenance team for their perseverance through this pandemic. Our Maintenance Team continues to be on-site at our properties every business day and available for emergencies outside of business hours. We are so grateful to this team for their continued efforts to make CBI communities housing of choice for our residents. Thank you to our Maintenance Heroes!

Generous Donation from Local Foundation

April 23rd, 2021

Thank you to the In Gee Chun Lancaster Country Club Educational Foundation for their generous donation of 3,000 masks for our residents.  The foundation was established in 2015 when In Gee Chun won the U.S. Women’s Open at the Lancaster Country Club.  In Gee fell in love with Lancaster during her visit and created this foundation to award scholarships to Lancaster youth pursing higher education and give to Lancaster non-profits.  With the continued support of our community members, CBI is committed to a safe environment for all residents and staff.

Executive Director Named Power Player By CPBJ

December 18th, 2020

Lisa Greener has been nominated as a Power Player by Central Penn Business Journal for her leadership in the field of Construction and Real Estate. Congratulations Lisa for your nomination and leadership of a strong team at CBI. See full article here.

Nissly Apartments Open House Success

December 16th, 2020

Thank you to everyone who was able to join us for our Open House last week.  Our appreciation to our speakers; Jim Wagner, CBI Board Chairman, Tracy Fletcher of Fulton Bank, Justin Eby of LCHRA, and Shelby Nauman of LHOP.  Our thanks to the Lancaster County Commissioners and the Mount Joy Borough for their support.  Thank you to our partners in commitment to preserve affordable housing, CH&E Construction, and Architectural Concepts, PC.  Our appreciation to our funders, the Lancaster County Redevelopment Authority (LCRA), PA Housing Finance Agency (PHFA),  Lancaster Housing Opportunity Partnership (LHOP), and Fulton Bank.  A video of the new updates is available here, thank you to Drew B. Darby for video production. 

Nissly Chocolate Factory Virtual Open House

November 24th, 2020

We warmly welcome you to join us for our open house of Nissly Chocolate Factory Apartments, which have completed renovations and are ready to be unveiled. Guest speakers will include project partners and funders. We look forward to seeing you virtually through Zoom at 11am EST on Wednesday, Dec 9.

Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 811 0070 3815
Passcode: 574723

LNP Reports on Affordable Housing in Lancaster

November 24th, 2020

In an article published on Sunday, November 22 by LNP Newspaper, Jeff Hawkes reports on why the affordable housing in 22 municipalities can’t meet Lancaster County’s demand. In understanding the process and need for more affordable housing, Jeff sights many obstacles. Our own Executive Director, Lisa Greener, was quoted in the article, as she explained the necessity of commitment by property seller’s in order to make affordable housing possible.

Thank You For Sharing

June 29th, 2020

CBI and our residents are so grateful to our neighbors and communities for your continued support. We have been selected to be part of TFB Hospitality’s TFB Cares, a community nourishment program that is dedicated to providing meals to those in need in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.  A big thank you from our residents at Golden Triangle Apartments for being part of this program.  If you would like to find out more about how you can support this effort, visit their website at www.tfbhospitality.com.

Tabor Community Services

June 18th, 2020

CBI wants to recognize Tabor Community Services and its employees for continuing to assist our residents at our communities through the COVID-19 pandemic.  Tabor’s staff deliver meals, groceries, and more for our residents. During this trying time – WE WANT TO THANK TABOR COMMUNITY SERVICES FOR BEING OUR PARTNER AND ONE OF LANCASTER’S GEMS!

Together We Stand Against Racial and Social Inequalities

June 18th, 2020

Community Basics, Inc. has always condemned discrimination in all forms. We are renewing our commitment to dismantling the systems that have allowed injustices to occur.  As we move forward together, we will continue to work with our partners to further racial and social equity in housing policy.  We will focus on addressing diversity, equity, and inclusion during our long-term strategic planning process scheduled later this year.  We will remain faithful to our mission to provide safe and affordable housing to all.  When we all work together, we can build a better world where justice, fairness, and dignity are basic human rights.

Thank You Frontline Heroes

June 4th, 2020

As we all work through this time together while being apart, we want to recognize the continuing efforts of our frontline heroes. We thank you for your dedication and commitment to our communities and residents. Thank you for all the additional tasks you are taking upon yourselves, we notice and we appreciate your actions. A special thank you to members of Susquehanna Valley EMS for reaching out to our seniors at Nissly Chocolate Factory Apartments through food shopping and food donations.