5 Simple Steps to Save Successfully

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  By Tammy Greynolds, America Saves Communications Coordinator America Saves Week (February 22 – 27, 2016) is an annual opportunity for individuals to assess their savings and take financial action. The theme for this year’s America Saves Week is simple: Save Automatically. Try these five simple steps during America Saves Week to help yourself save… Read more ›

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 ›

Jared’s Story

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“Jared did not speak any English when he started [Running Readers]. But the smaller group in Running Readers and having that extra time to read are reasons he has done so well. It gives me peace of mind – I love it.” – Jared’s mother When Jared started the Running Readers program in Kindergarten, he spoke… 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 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 ›

Monique’s Story

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“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 five… Read more ›