MAKING essential, Affordable housing is what we do. As a not-for-profit housing developer, the Jackson Hole Community Housing Trust is building homes for people in our community who make valuable contributions, but cannot afford to live here. This isn't about expanding our town, but about making room for people who we rely on every day. This is an issue that impacts everything we care about. Our goal is simple - to develop quality homes so that firefighters, plumbers, teachers, guides and those who contribute to our quality of life have stable housing that enables them to stay. Help us conserve our community and show our valued workforce we can and will make ROOM.
What makes us different
We leverage private philanthropy and public subsidies to build truly Affordable homes for people who make less than 120% AMI (area median income).
We have housed 656 people since 1991 and 210 in just the last 5 years.
We have built nine Affordable home neighborhoods, manage 33 rental homes, maintaining average rental rates at 50% below market rate.
We are a developer. We are responsible for the planning, construction, and management of each home we build.
We operate with non-profit overhead and do not collect a developer fee for any of our projects.
Any project savings are reinvested directly back into the project on material upgrades to ensure long-term durability of the home.
Our dedicated team
The Community Housing Trust is committed to serving Teton County by getting Affordable homes in the ground — on time and on budget. Anne, Alison, Jennifer, Julia, and Katie work together to engage partners, homeowners, community leaders, and housing professionals in pursuit of creative solutions to work to solve Jackson’s housing problem.
Our goal is to develop stable, Affordable housing for 500 community members
in Teton County in 5 years.
To end the housing crisis
in our community.
Conserving community in Teton County by developing essential, Affordable housing.
Who we serve
Community members who
contribute to our quality of life.
What we value most
We’re courageous, determined and with over 30 years of expertise, we show up with creative solutions to stretch a dollar further, complete projects under budget, and do it as quickly and efficiently as possible. We won’t stop until our housing crisis is solved.
We’re at our best when we use our unique strengths to work collectively towards the common good, using innovative approaches to achieve our housing goals together.
We prioritize the strategic management and investment of resources made possible through public partnerships
and private gifts.
We’re committed to safekeeping our organization’s valuable assets: from investing in durable materials to build enduring homes, to investing in our relationships.
Whether we're working with the public or private sectors, or with community members in our program, we approach every engagement with empathy: community members serving community members.
Meet our Board
The Community Housing Trust staff is guided by a knowledgeable and passionate volunteer board committed to tackling the complex issue of Affordable housing in Jackson.
Advisory & Emeritus Board Members
We owe a debt of gratitude to these individuals that have made an enduring mark on the Community Housing Trust.
We value their contributions and support over the years.
Bomber Bryan, Advisory
Robert Hartman, Advisory
Stan Zaist, Advisory
Katy Niner, Advisory
Arne Jorgensen, Emeritus
Margot Snowdon, Emeritus
Frances Tessler, Emeritus