Melissa’s Story

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“Living here [at Azusa Apartments] has given me opportunities that I would not have had somewhere else…I would not be as involved in my city and helping others.” – Melissa Growing up, Melissa often struggled in school. The oldest of three, Melissa found it difficult to find assistance with her homework at home. She did not have tutoring or reading programs… Read more ›

Sarai’s Story

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“My parents worked hard to provide for us, but we couldn’t always afford things like school supplies. The Learning Center was a place I could go for what I needed to be successful.” – Sarai When she first moved to the U.S., Sarai was a year behind in school. She spoke very little English and was struggling to… Read more ›

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 ›

Anahi’s Story

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“Now that Anahi can read, she’s improving in all of her subjects. She went from a struggling student acting out in class to being awarded Star Student at her elementary school.” –  Alison, Community Building Coordinator at Park View Terrace Apartments For Anahi, second grade was a struggle. At home, her parents could only speak Spanish… 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 Stable Home Creates Opportunity

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Monique Falucho “I am filled with hope and confidence for my future and my family’s future. Living at SOLARA Apartments is a big reason for this optimism.” Before Monique Falucho moved into SOLARA Apartments, she was feeling stuck not only in her cramped two-bedroom apartment, but also in her options for moving ahead in life. With… 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 ›