Listening to Lancaster

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Listening to Lancaster (S5:E3): Chestnut Housing

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For this episode of Listening to Lancaster Hourglass was joined by Chad Martin, Executive Director of Chestnut Housing, a nonprofit that provides affordable rental housing to people experiencing homelessness. In this conversation we discuss Chestnut Housing’s newest endeavors, including the redevelopment of the former Strawberry Hill Restaurant, housing policy reform, and the “YIGBY” movement (Yes In God’s Backyard). Listen for more!

Learn more about Chestnut Housing at or contact Chad Martin at