Increase housing opportunities for people vital to rural communities
We are a local nonprofit group addressing the lack of low and moderately priced housing that is essential to retaining and enhancing the structure and character of rural communities. We initiate activity to provide rental units, home ownership and nontraditional housing opportunities for unskilled, skilled and professional workforces and for our senior citizens.
Our goal is to make small-town living accessible to a diverse group of people
We are committed to utilizing innovative and entrepreneurial thinking and tactics to create a range of housing opportunities. Our efforts will meet and exceed resource conservation requirements.
Our goal is to make the quality of life that is associated with small-town living accessible to a diverse group of people.
Construction Project Manager Larry Vermeulen Education has been an important part of the Brenkle Court project.
OTSH: Our Role in the Community
Identify in-fill opportunities. Find creative solutions for building housing to keep our workers, teachers and first responders in St. Helena.
Connect those who have housing opportunities with those with housing needs in creative, mutually beneficial ways.
Help people understand the importance of maintaining a diverse and vital community. Every demographic contributes to the greater good.
Eight Families are Building their Own homes
Eight local families began construction on their homes at 684 McCorkle Avenue on July 13, 2019. This is a self-help housing program, and the homeowners are responsible for 65% of the work building their homes.
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963 Pope Street
We began to see changes that were affecting the character of St. Helena. Families could no longer afford to live here.