Homes Within Reach Conference November 14-16

Posted on Oct 26, 2016 in General

                                                                                        Homes Within Reach Conference in Harrisburg PA, Nov 14-16.  Each year, the […]

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New NHS video coming soon…

Posted on Nov 21, 2016 in General

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Celebrating the Fair Housing Act

Posted on Oct 26, 2016 in General

Neighborhood Housing Services of the Lehigh Valley continues to celebrate the Fair Housing Act passed in 1968.  The act eliminated discrimination in housing, creating equal opportunity for everyone in every community.  NHS of the Lehigh Valley is proud to be among the many organizations of the Home Matters movement working to ensure fair and better housing […]

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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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