January 2010

Media Contact: Rochelle Rose, Fund Development Director, (805) 699-7227 or
Annette Montoya, Corporate Communications Manager, (805) 781-3088 x

January 2010

Bank of America Awards $7,500 to Peoples' Self-Help Housing

Bank of America has awarded $7,500 to Peoples’ Self-Help Housing, it was announced by Jeanette Duncan, PSHH Executive Director.

The funds will be used to provide financial education to tenants living at Peoples’ Self-Help Housing rental developments in San Luis Obispo County and the Santa Maria area.

“Bank of America is proud to support organizations like Peoples’ Self-Help Housing who are working to strengthen our communities, and. our nation's vitality and success thru community development, education, and human services,” stated Gregory Bland, Senior V.P. and Market President, Central Coast, for Bank of America.

Since 1970, Peoples’ Self-Help Housing has developed and now manages over 1,250 affordable rental units and 1,150 self-help home ownership residences in San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, and Ventura counties. For 40 years, the non-profit organization has not only developed affordable housing in over 30 cities and communities, but has also provided community facilities, supportive housing programs, financial education, and youth after-school education leading to greater self-sufficiency for low-income households, seniors, the formerly homeless, and special needs households.

For more information visit www.pshhc.org or contact Rochelle Rose CFRE, PSHH Development Director, at (805) 966-5152 x227 or rocheller@pshhc.org.