Neighborhood Housing Services of Los Angeles County
Neighborhood Housing Services of Los Angeles County (NHS) serves as a catalyst for local residents, business and government representatives to work together to build stronger neighborhoods, improve the quality of life for low to moderate income families of modest means and to revitalize communities into neighborhoods of choice. NHS strengthens communities through the development and maintenance of quality affordable housing, creation and preservation of affordable homeownership opportunities, support of local leaders, providing financial education and increasing the financial independence of families and people in need.
NHS helps families become lifelong homeowners. Through its programs and services, NHS helps to build stable neighborhoods and knowledgeable, empowered homeowners.
NHS uses a Community Asset Building model based on four major program areas:
Asset Creation – Increase the supply of affordable housing
Asset Promotion – Increase families’ financial knowledge and access
Asset Protection – Prevent foreclosures and protect families’ investment
Asset Preservation – Maintain and improve homes and neighborhoods
NHS delivers its programs and services through a business-like approach in the following five program areas:
Homeownership Promotion and Preservation (Financial Education)