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 ›

Proud Mom, Proud Homeowner

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“Home is my favorite place…It’s a place to build your roots and come together as a family.”   – Victoria Valenzuela, First-time Homebuyer A single mom with three small children, Victoria Valenzuela was faced with a critical housing situation. She was staying at her brother’s apartment with only one bed for her family of four… Read more ›

CHW Affordable Senior Housing to be LGBT Affirmative

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   AFFORDABLE SENIOR HOUSING TO BE LGBT-AFFIRMING CHW and The Center seek approval for proposed affordable housing in North Park FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: SAN DIEGO – Dec. 11, 2014 – San Diego nonprofit, Community HousingWorks (CHW), presents its Arizona Street Development to the San Diego Planning Commission on Thursday, December 18th. The proposed development features a 76-home… Read more ›

Ready for Kinder!

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Ready for Kinder! “By the time she turns three years old, a child born into a low-income home hears 30 million fewer words than a child from a well-off family, which means by the times she starts school, she’s already behind.” President Barak Obama, December 4, 2013 speech When a child starts school for the… Read more ›

National CORE & CHW break ground on Mission Cove community, Oceanside

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National Community Renaissance (CORE) and Community HousingWorks (CHW) celebrated the groundbreaking of the highly anticipated Mission Cove affordable housing community for families, seniors, veterans and transitional age youth. The Mission Cove Affordable Housing Mixed-Use Development will generate over 300 jobs during the full construction period and build out. Additionally, over 90 fulltime on and off-site… Read more ›

Introducing E-asy Account

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Thanks to Citi Community Development’s support of a $200,000 grant, CHW is now able to introduce a smart new technology solution for our financial coaching program: E-asy Account. E-asy Account is a virtual bridge connecting consumer financial information aggregated by Mint.com with the data tracking systems used by financial experts at participating nonprofit organizations. This… Read more ›

CHW is Key Player in Achievement of Obama’s Affordable Housing Solar Energy Goal

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CHW and Everyday Energy will add 3.5 megawatts of on site solar across a total of 22 sites In an announcement released by the White House in advance of President Barack Obama’s appearance at a renewable energy event in California, Community HousingWorks (CHW) was cited as a key player in achieving the Obama Administration’s goal of… Read more ›

CHW Receives Top Honors from U.S. Green Building Council

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The U.S.G.B.C LEED for Homes Awards recognizes projects, developers and homebuilders that have demonstrated outstanding leadership in residential green building. Kalos provides 83 vibrant new affordable workforce homes in a smart growth/sustainable setting. The LEED Platinum midrise development sensitively added density and locked in long-term affordability in a built-out, rapidly gentrifying neighborhood. The LEED elements… Read more ›