December

12/20/2012
NeighborWorks America Brings Individuals and Families “Home for the Holidays”
As the holidays approach, many individuals and families across the nation who are “home for the holidays” -- as homeowners or in affordable rental homes -- are there because of the work of NeighborWorks America and its network of affiliated organizations. NeighborWorks America, which creates opportunities for people to live in affordable homes, improve their lives and strengthen their communities, supports a network of more than 235 nonprofits, located in every state, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. NeighborWorks organizations offer critical on-the-ground services to potential homeowners, providing assistance and serving as stewards to responsible homeownership. NeighborWorks through its organizations also works to create stronger communities by creating and managing affordable rental homes.
12/11/2012
NeighborWorks America Announces First Designees to Comprehensive “Green” Program
Today NeighborWorks America awarded 16 community organizations within its network a green designation, NeighborWorks Green Organization, based on a measurement of green business practices across their operations and all of their program areas. These organizations create a sustainable business culture and produce benefits to thousands of families through their homeowner education, housing development activities, and community engagement programs. These activities help reduce energy consumption and costs, create healthier living and working environments, and promote sustainable communities. This is the first time NeighborWorks has recognized organizations for creating healthier, energy efficient environments. 
12/10/2012
NeighborWorks America Announces that the National Foreclosure Mitigation Counseling Program Has Served 1.5 Million Homeowners
1.5 million homeowners have received foreclosure prevention counseling by local nonprofits, national intermediaries and state housing finance agencies participating in the National Foreclosure Mitigation Counseling (NFMC) program administered by NeighborWorks America, one of the nation’s largest community development corporations. The latest report on the NFMC program also found the program has helped save local governments, lenders, and homeowners approximately $920 million.
12/6/2012
NeighborWorks America Brings More Than 2,000 Community Development Professionals to Washington, DC to Take Part in Training Institute
Today NeighborWorks America, which creates opportunities for people to live in affordable homes, improve their lives and strengthen their communities, announced it will hold its quarterly Training Institute in downtown Washington, DC December 10-14, 2012. The weeklong event will provide training to more than 2,000 affordable housing and community development professionals from around the country. The Training Institute is expected to deliver an estimated $3 million in economic impact citywide.
12/6/2012
NeighborWorks America Northeast Region Receives Nonprofit of the Year Award from New York Housing Conference
Today NeighborWorks America Northeast Regional Director Deborah Boatright was presented with the Nonprofit of the Year Award by the New York Housing Conference at their 39th Annual Awards Program. NeighborWorks America, which creates opportunities for people to live in affordable homes, improve their lives and strengthen their communities, supports a network of more than 235 nonprofits, located in every state, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. The New York Housing Conference is a broad-based coalition that advocates for decent affordable housing for all New Yorkers.