CHW Develops Transit-Oriented Affordable Homes in Vista

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  North Santa Fe Apartments built for lower income, working families, seniors and adult youth aging out of foster care VISTA, CA — November 19, 2015 —Community HousingWorks (CHW) is celebrating the grand opening of its new North Santa Fe Apartments, a community of 68 apartment homes located directly opposite North County Transit District’s Vista Transit Center, as… Read more ›

CHW and Related California Break Ground in National City

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Transit-Oriented Affordable Housing Community Breaks Ground In National City Public-private partnership brings one of the largest increases in residential development to National City’s Westside NATIONAL CITY, CA — November 17, 2015 — National City civic leaders and community groups joined Related California (Related) and Community HousingWorks to break ground today on phase one of Paradise Creek, a two-phased affordable… Read more ›

Press Release: CHW Splits in Two, Expands Statewide

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Strategic Spinoff allows CHW to Sharpen Focus, Amplify Impact, and Reach More Families San Diego – September 28, 2015 – Community HousingWorks (CHW), a non-profit organization dedicated to helping people find home stability and move up in the world, today announced the spinoff and transfer of their homebuying programs to Springboard, a national consumer financial… Read more ›

Congrats to our 2015 Resident Popular Educators!

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Congratulations to our 2015 Resident Popular Educators! Twenty-one CHW residents completed a 6-week civic engagement training through the San Diego Housing Federation to become advocates for affordable housing in their communities. Poway Monique Falucho -SOLARA Apartments Jonathan Mirayes – SOLARA Apartments Charles Bonilla – SOLARA Apartments Maria E. Hernandez- SOLARA Apartments Yeni Hinojosa- Haley Ranch Estates Elizabeth Reyes- SOLARA Apartments Claire Ledevic- SOLARA Apartments Ruperta… Read more ›

A Successful Summer SAT Prep Program

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  “Having the opportunity to join a program like this right at home was amazing – I was able to improve my SAT scores by 170 points!” says Karen, a La Costa Paloma resident and high school junior who participated in this summer’s SAT and college preparedness course. Gopika, a former Bank of America intern, returned to CHW… Read more ›

San Diego Teens Spend Summer Helping the Community

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Pictured above: Julia Weinstein, Bonnie Lin, Kristian Arceo, Leslie Renteria, and Joseph Ekyoci July 7, 2015—Community HousingWorks (CHW) – a nonprofit organization that builds and owns affordable apartment homes and helps people move up in the world – is the proud host of five Bank of America Student Leaders®. The San Diego area high school… Read more ›

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 ›

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 ›