The Right Growth 2017

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Dear CHW Friend and Supporter, For two decades, I have had the great fortune of leading CHW, as our organization and impact have grown—from opening our first after school program at our Orange Place apartment community in 1998, to now serving over 8,000 residents in 38 communities statewide. As the stakes get higher, we must be… Read more ›

Southcrest community to celebrate affordable housing renewal

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Southcrest community to celebrate affordable housing renewal Renovation of Mayberry Townhomes improves value for low-income residents San Diego, Calif. (October 3, 2016) — Community HousingWorks (CHW) will join with partners and residents on Tuesday, Oct. 4 at 5 p.m. to celebrate the completion of renovations at Mayberry Townhomes, an affordable, transit-oriented community in San Diego’s… Read more ›

Geovany’s Story

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“I didn’t like reading before, but I like it after Running Readers. It made me happy.” – Geovany As a Study Star, seven-year-old Geovany has certainly sparkled in both his classroom and in the community. Geovany moved into the La Costa Paloma community in Carlsbad three years ago. When he first started Running Readers, Geovany had… Read more ›

David’s Story

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“The Community Center was a big part of growing up for me. I am the person that I am today because of the help I found here.” – David At age seven, David came to CHW’s La Costa Paloma Community Center looking for help with his homework. Having just moved to the United States from Honduras, David was struggling with his homework, which… Read more ›

White House Recognizes CHW and Everyday Energy

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White House recognizes Community HousingWorks and Everyday Energy for contributions toward national affordable housing solar energy goal San Diego, Calif. (July 26, 2016) — The White House last week identified Community HousingWorks (CHW) as a key partner in helping to achieve President Barack Obama’s new goal to bring 1 gigawatt of solar energy to low-… Read more ›

CHW and The Center break ground in North Park

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Construction begins on San Diego’s first LGBT-affirming senior community Community HousingWorks and San Diego LGBT Community Center break ground in North Park San Diego, Calif. (July 13, 2016) — Community HousingWorks (CHW) and the San Diego LGBT Community Center (The Center) held a groundbreaking ceremony today for the highly-anticipated North Park Senior Apartments, San Diego’s… Read more ›

Congrats to our 2016 VALOR Scholars & Achievers

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Celebrating Stellar Students On June 15th, CHW celebrated the academic achievement of 6 VALOR scholarship recipients and 3 Achievers. VALOR scholarship recipients are CHW residents who have achieved academic success and demonstrated community leadership through volunteerism. The CHW Board of Directors created the VALOR Scholarship Program to provide Volunteers and Achievers who have achieved academic success plus demonstrated community… Read more ›

Join us for the Groundbreaking of North Park Senior Apartments

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San Diego’s First LGBT-Affirming Senior Community Community HousingWorks and the San Diego LGBT Community Center invite you to join us in celebrating the groundbreaking of 76 affordable apartments in North Park. Open to all seniors, this development is a collaboration with the San Diego LGBT Community Center to provide an affirming and supportive environment for lesbian, gay, bisexual and… Read more ›

Community HousingWorks celebrates San Diego solar power milestone

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CHW meets nearly 3% of President Obama’s solar energy goal for affordable housing communities Carlsbad, CA (June 9, 2016) — On Thursday, June 9th, Community HousingWorks (CHW) celebrated the substantial contribution its San Diego communities have made toward President Obama’s goal to develop 100 megawatts of solar energy at affordable housing communities throughout the U.S…. Read more ›