September 2003

Chris Davis

Valentine Court III Providing Housing for Disabled Individuals in Santa Maria

Santa Maria, CA, September 26, 2003—Peoples' Self-Help Housing has completed the final phase of the Valentine Court Apartments, Valentine Court III which provides housing and services to 9 developmentally Disabled individuals. A section 8 based development; Valentine Court III residents will be responsible for paying 30% of their income toward rent, no matter how low their income.

The Valentine Court III residents will also have full access to the 53-unit Valentine Court I and II services which include laundry room facilities, community room, and social and recreational activities.

--Media Opportunity--

What: Developmentally disabled individuals begin moving into their new apartments at Valentine Court III

When: Saturday, September 27, (TIME)

Where: Valentine Court III, 250 East Newlove Drive, Santa Maria

Who: New residents and Duncan Group CEO, Roger Barr (who will be available for interviews)

Peoples' Self-Help Housing (PSHH) is an award winning non-profit organization with over 30 years of experience developing housing for low-income and special needs households on California's Central Coast (Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo, and Ventura Counties). PSHH also provides assistance in the design and implementation of community development programs for numerous cities, counties and community groups.