Holiday Success Story

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You may remember the story of Crystal and Cesar Lucca, who lived at Park View Terrace for the past four years. When they started with us, Crystal had no idea what a budget was. They had two kids and a third on the way, were saddled with debt, and the idea of home ownership was,… Read more ›

Fun Times at FaceLift

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Linda Pennington and her team have done it again! In October we gathered together 736 volunteers at Olive and 46th Street in City Heights for a solid six hours of digging up gardens, painting fences, and laying pavements. And did we mention that eyesore of a median that was cleaned up? On top of which,… Read more ›

Changing Reality, One Person at a Time

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Today’s marketplace demands anyone with significant career aspirations must attend college. Thanks to a new partnership between CHW and Reality Changers, seven Poway High School students attended the College Apps Academy last month. They are now much further along the road to attending college than they ever might have been otherwise. Headed by Christopher Yanov… Read more ›

Newsletter December 2011

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Holiday Success Story You may remember the story of Crystal and Cesar Lucca, who lived at Park View Terrace for the past four years. When they started with us, Crystal had no idea what a budget was. They had two kids and a third on the way, were saddled with debt, and the idea of… Read more ›

Senator Boxer Visits Las Serenas

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On September 1, Senator Barbara Boxer, D-CA, visited Las Serenas to witness the successful greening of this affordable rental community located in one of San Diego’s poorest neighborhoods. Working with a $475,000 grant from NeighborWorks America and the state of California, Community HousingWorks installed low-e, dual paned windows, water-saving tub and kitchen fixtures, and a… Read more ›

A Call-Out for Good Things

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Kalos – It means all that is good in Greek. For the residents who will reside in the 83 apartments on this one acre site in North Park, Kalos will mean home. Located just two blocks west of Park Boulevard, the site presents opportunity for a vibrant new building that will anchor the west end… Read more ›

FaceLift Comes Around Again

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We challenge you to find a better way to lower your blood pressure, make better the lives of hundreds of people, guarantee good feelings, and just have fun – all inside of six hours. Yup, you guessed it – it’s time for Facelift when all this – and SO much more – happens in City… Read more ›

New affordable housing coming to North Park

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San Diego Union Tribune Written by, Lily Leung Oct. 21, 2011 New affordable housing is coming to North Park. Ground has broken on an 83-unit apartment building that will be available to qualified residents, San Diego nonprofit group Community HousingWorks said earlier this week. Construction is scheduled through winter of 2012 for the “Kalos” building,… Read more ›

Solar Power System Completed at San Diego Affordable Housing Property

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Multi Housing News Jun 17, 2011 By Dees Stribling, Contributing Editor San Diego–Community HousingWorks (CHW) and HelioPower have completed a Multifamily Affordable Solar Housing (MASH) project at Las Serenas, an affordable housing property in San Diego. Going forward, the 108-unit complex will receive solar energy from the new system, which CHW and HelioPower estimate will… Read more ›