Financial Fitness Class

Posted on Sep 11, 2017 in General

Date: September 23rd, 2017 Time:  9:00 – 11:00 am Place:  Habitat for Humanity of the Lehigh Valley 245 N. Graham Street Allentown, PA 18109   REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED BY SEPTEMBER 20TH: Please e-mail:  (Enable Javascript to see the email address)

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UPSIDE ALLENTOWN CELEBRATES YEAR 2 SUCCESSES

Posted on Sep 13, 2016 in General

UPSIDE ALLENTOWN CELEBRATES YEAR 2 SUCCESSES

Revitalization takes a village, and in Allentown that means hundreds of volunteers, community leaders, and city officials and agencies who have come together to implement a comprehensive plan aimed at improving the quality of life and access to wealth and home ownership in the neighborhoods surrounding Allentown’s Neighborhood Improvement Zone. The goal of the campaign […]

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NHSLV Welcomes New Board Members

Posted on Aug 23, 2016 in General

NHSLV Welcomes New Board Members

NHS hosted a “Meet & Greet” and Committee Workshop.  It’s going to be a great year for NHS!!

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Rider-Pool Foundation congratulates 2nd class of Fellows

Posted on Jul 18, 2016 in General

Please join us in congratulating the second class of Fellows in The Rider-Pool Foundation‘s Collective Impact Fellowship who recently completed the program. A reception was held last week to honor them and the work they are doing in our community. * Hasshan Batts – Neighborhood Health Centers of the Lehigh Valley * Kim Brown – Lehigh […]

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Open the Door to Safer Communities

Posted on Jul 8, 2016 in General

Walkable neighborhoods improve health, safety, and social life Robert Steuteville, Better! Cities & Towns A review of hundreds of articles and nearly 100 peer-reviewed studies find that compact, walkable neighborhoods “have been found to have significant, positive effects for urban dwellers, in terms of social interaction, health, and safety.” The analysis by Emily Talen and […]

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Employee Uses Live Near Your Work to Purchase Allentown Home

Posted on Oct 21, 2015 in General

Employee Uses Live Near Your Work to Purchase Allentown Home

Recently Allentown gained another resident wishing to live closer to her workplace.  Her wish came true as the last document was signed and the keys were turned over to her.  Her smiles said it all. The program that made it possible, Live Near Your Work, is sponsored by downtown Allentown businesses working to increase homeownership […]

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NHS of the Lehigh Valley Enjoys NeighborWorks Reception

Posted on Aug 24, 2015 in General

Mid-August saw the arrival of the long-awaited NeighborWorks America conference in Philadelphia, PA. The opening reception for the northeast region was held at the Union League of Philadelphia, a building rich in history and grandeur. Hundreds of people, representing several agencies, were in attendance and enjoyed a spectacular evening of refreshments, speakers, and awards. The […]

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NHS of the Lehigh Valley Awarded the Provident Foundation Impact Grant

Posted on Jun 12, 2015 in General

NHS of the Lehigh Valley Awarded the Provident Foundation Impact Grant

NHSLV was recently awarded a $20,000 Impact Grant from The Provident Foundation in support of its Home Ownership Outreach Program (HOOP). Funding will be used for program costs associated with the Home Ownership Outreach Program (HOOP), financial fitness program, and related housing counseling and educational services. HOOP provides down payment and closing cost assistance to […]

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2nd Annual “Opening Doors” Gala

Posted on Apr 28, 2015 in General

2nd Annual "Opening Doors" Gala

The 2nd Annual Opening Doors Gala, co-hosted by Neighborhood Housing Services of the Lehigh Valley, Inc. and The Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival at DeSales University, features a special performance of the sidesplitting and heart-warming comedy “The Foreigner” presented by the professional, in-residence, performing company. The Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival, a professional theatre company, has a national reputation […]

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Lehigh Valley Family Makes Statewide NeighborWorks News!

Posted on Apr 27, 2015 in General

Over 3,000 new households received housing assistance in Pennsylvania last year through education, counseling, and down payment and closing cost programs and numbers are looking good for 2015 as well!  NHS of the Lehigh Valley is proud to receive “spotlight” recognition for its efforts in helping families and individuals reach their goals of becoming homeowners. […]

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