KPBS Story Features CHW Bandar Salaam Resident

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Mohamed Ahmed, a resident of CHW’s Bandar Salaam Apartments in San Diego, is featured in a recent KPBS story about Somali refugees who have been raised in City Heights who are considering returning to their homeland. Learn more about Mohamed and his story:

CHW Housing Counselor Honored Nationally

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Congratulations to Ali Tarzi, Assistant Vice President of Classes & Coaching at CHW, for his Excellence in Outreach in Professional Development Award! Given by the NeighborWorks National Foreclosure Mitigation Counseling (NFMC) Program, this National Counselor Award recognizes the contributions of counselors whose tireless efforts help homeowners maintain homeownership and transition to suitable housing. Ali Tarzi is one of… Read more ›

CHW wins Top-Rated Nonprofit Award!

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Thanks to all of the amazing reviews we got from families and individuals served, volunteers, and community members, CHW has won a spot on the 2012 Top-Rated List from GreatNonprofits!  This list of a select group of nonprofits will be featured in the Huffington Post and Parade Magazine. Click here to read reviews or share your experience with CHW by writing a review!

2012 DreamBuilder Luncheon

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Please join us for our 2012 DreamBuilder Luncheon on October 17, 2012 from Noon- 1:oo p.m. DreamBuilder is free 1-hour event- where you will have the opportunity to learn more about the vital work that Community HousingWorks is doing. Everyone will be asked to make a contribution but there is no minimum or maximum and… Read more ›

CHW Named NCLR’s 2012 California Affiliate of the Year!

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July 8, 2012 – CHW is proud to announce being named the NCLR 2012 California Affiliate of the Year!  As described by the NCLR website, the Affiliate of the Year Award is the highest honor bestowed on the National Council of La Raza’s (NCLR) Affiliates for its exemplary work in serving its community and advancing… Read more ›

Housing Project Capitalizes on Renewable Energy via LISC Grant

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LISC Spring/Summer Newsletter 2012 A new, 36-unit affordable housing complex in Escondido will benefit from an innovative geothermal technology thanks in part to a LISC/Kendeda Fund grant totaling $43,000. LISC began partnering with the Kendeda Fund last year to promote green design and construction in affordable housing projects that provide improved access to open space,… Read more ›

New after-school reading program off to successful start

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Pomerado News – 5/30/2012 By Pat Kumpan – A new reading program for children living in Poway’s affordable-housing complexes, Running Readers, is off to a successful start. Reading coach Yolanda Duvall reads, left to right, to Katie Hernandez, Tanner Majia and Alondra Martinez during the Running Readers program at Hillside Village affordable housing in Poway…. Read more ›

New Subsidized Housing Project has Unusual New Features

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North County Times May –  17th, 2012 By David Garrick Escondido – Crews broke ground Thursday on a north Escondido low-income housing project that will have some unusual features, including geothermal air conditioning and the city’s first government-subsidized housing geared for disabled veterans. The geothermal heating system, which was developed in Japan, aims to reduce power… Read more ›

Underwater Homeowners Start To Lose Patience

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KPBS – Wednesday, March 14, 2012 By Tom Fudge SAN DIEGO — Rolling Hills Ranch looks like a pretty plush neighborhood. Three thousand square-foot stucco homes line the winding streets, and they’re framed by a panorama of nearby mountains. But like a lot of Chula Vista neighborhoods developed in the past decade, its new homes… Read more ›