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 ›

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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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 ›

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 ›