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Two young men.  Two different paths.  Two different destinies.  Both African-American males.  Both musicians.  Both killed by gunshot.  Both gone too soon.  Neither a statistic. Victor McElhaney, 21, made an impact in his brief life as a young musical prodigy from Oakland who was attending school here at...

NeighborhoodLIFT program will offer homebuyer education plus $25,000 down payment assistance grants available for eligible Los Angeles County homebuyers; special parameters for veterans, military, teachers and first responders LOS ANGELES - Jan. 17, 2019 – Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE:WFC), NeighborWorks® America, and Neighborhood Housing Services...

CIT Bank Provides Grant to Neighborhood Housing Services of LA County   PASADENA, CA — Jan. 10, 2019 — CIT Bank N.A., the banking subsidiary of CIT Group Inc., today announced a $350,000 grant in support of Neighborhood Housing Services of Los Angeles (NHS). The grant is...

FAITH MATTERS… “Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.”  - Martin Luther King So, we write about ‘faith’ again….and having it. Seems tough as we recently celebrated MLK Holiday by marching against human trafficking, and by seeing the Kingdom Day Parade...

NHS has focused our work on promoting strong neighborhoods and strong families. We believe that affordable homeownership is a vital tool in building wealth for families throughout the Los Angeles region given the phenomenal value of real estate here. We’ve recently initiated THE LEGACY PROJECT...

What’s our progress on civil rights 50 years later? So, at NHS, we like to deal in facts. The numbers matter. As we take a look back at 50 years of civil rights, we must ask how far we’ve come, right? Unfortunately, this now includes the...

Change has come to America.  Eight years ago, local residents joined forces with big business and small business all across America to vote for change when the Obama Administration took charge of the Oval Office.  Now, eight years later, Americans have voted for more change...

With a somber heart, we look ‘up’ to find hope and strength to carry forward a message of love to our neighborhoods. FAITH matters more today than ever before. We must question, “What are we doing in America?” What is going on with each of us...

There are things to say. I celebrated 25 years at NHS in September, and I decided it was a great time to start a blog to say some of the things that we sometimes push to the side, and to celebrate by sharing daily accomplishments....