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Community Housing Partnership is a San Francisco nonprofit that provides a wide range of services to people experiencing homelessness. To CEO Rick Aubry however, its real job is stabilizing lives. CHP‘s main metric for success is the number of the residents who make a permanent break from the cycle of homelessness. By that measure, its performance is astonishingly high.

“We are pleased to report that 98% of our residence remain housed,” Aubry said. Founded in 1990, CHP on 17 properties Throughout San Francisco. Each property has 60 to 150 units for individuals and families. Many residents stay in CHP’s buildings for years, while others graduate to other housing. CHP strives to solve homelessness permanently, so there’s no requirement to move out. People can stay with CHP forever, if they wish.

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