Congrats to our 2015 VALOR Scholars & Achievers

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We’re proud to announce this year’s VALOR scholarship winners and achievers! On June 18th, CHW celebrated the academic achievement of 4 VALOR scholarship recipients and 5 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… Read more ›

Celebrating Revitalization in City Heights

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City Heights Community Celebrates Much-Needed Revitalization Thanks to $163,955 UrbanLIFT Grant from Wells Fargo Community HousingWorks and Partner, San Diego Canyonlands, used funds to make improvements to Auburn Creek and neighboring Bandar Salaam rental community SAN DIEGO – June 13, 2015 – On Saturday, June 13, Community HousingWorks (CHW) and partner San Diego Canyonlands (SDCL)… Read more ›

CHW Receives Third National Edson Award

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Community HousingWorks’ Azusa Apartments in L.A. County Recognized for National Excellence in Affordable Housing  Low-Income Housing Tax Credit properties awarded at 21st Annual Charles L. Edson Tax Credit Excellence Awards AZUSA, Calif. – Azusa Apartments, an affordable housing community for low-income families developed by Community HousingWo­­­­rks (CHW), was named a winner in the HUD Preservation… Read more ›

Rowan’s Story

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CHW’s Running Readers program can make a huge difference for those children who, for various reasons, are struggling to express themselves. As children become more comfortable with reading and English, they also become more comfortable participating in Learning Center activities and in school. Rowan moved from Iraq as a refugee to the United States one year… Read more ›

A Lifetime of Achievement

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Ruby award

Drum roll please… We’re so proud of our fearless leader, CHW President and CEO Sue Reynolds, and her Lifetime Achievement Award from the San Diego Housing Federation. Since 1997, Sue has led Community HousingWorks, dedicated to meeting our mission of helping people move up in the world. CHW is fortunate to have a leader like… Read more ›

Celebrating Renovation at Azusa Apartments

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Hundreds of Low-Income Residents at Azusa Apartment Community Can Continue to Live in their Homes Without Fear of Sudden Rent Hikes     Nonprofit Community HousingWorks purchases 88-unit apartment community to prevent rent increases and displacement of residents Residents and community leaders celebrated the renovation on Wednesday, April 22, 2015, at Azusa Apartments, 805 S…. Read more ›

5 Ways to Be Green This Earth Day

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It’s not always easy being green, but there’s lots of ways you can do your part to conserve this Earth Week. Here’s our top 5 ways to be green: 1. Seasonal Settings for your thermostat: Save energy by keeping your thermostat at a higher rate in the summer (78-82 F) and at a lower rate… Read more ›

Thank you, AmeriCorps Members!

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CHW wants to thank our three dedicated (and super cool) AmeriCorps members, Julia King, Emory Prochoda, and Adel Toribio! The AmeriCorps program is a national service program that places individuals at non-profits for a one year long service contract. CHW is lucky to have three AmeriCorps members this year, two Volunteers in Service to America (VISTA) members, Julia… Read more ›

Homebuyer Class San Diego

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Saturday September 26, 2015 – Saturday September 26, 2015 4010 Fairmount Avenue Map and Directions | Register Description:   CHW’s HUD-approved class will provide prospective homebuyers with the information, resources and tools needed to purchase your first home. All graduates will receive a certificate which may grant access to services and products specifically for First-time… Read more ›