PRESS RELEASE / ANNOUNCEMENTS Saturday, February 18, 2012

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Affordable Housing Tours in Carpinteria by Peoples’ Self-Help Housing

Peoples’ Self-Help Housing has scheduled a series of three tours of their affordable housing sites in Carpinteria on Thursdays, February 23, March 22, and April 26, 2012 at 3 p.m.

The tours start at 3:00 p.m. at the Carpinteria Camper Park , 4096 Via Real, where plans have been approved for 43 new affordable apartments. The next stop is Dahlia Court, 1300 Dahlia Court, where construction has begun on a 33-unit addition, including community room. The final destination is Chapel Court Apartments, 681 Ash Avenue. Attendees will be able to the after-school education centers in operation at Dahlia Court and Chapel Court.

Carpooling is encouraged. Refreshment will be served.

The tours will be facilitated by Peoples’ Executive Director Jeanette Duncan who will talk about the site plans, construction details, financing challenges, and the non-profits 40-year history in developing affordable housing in the tri-counties.

For more information call Rochelle Rose, Peoples’ Self-Help Housing development director, at (805) 962-5152 x227 or email

Founded in 1970, Peoples’ Self-Help Housing has developed 1,150 self-help home ownership residences and over 1,350 affordable rental units in San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, and Ventura counties. For 41 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—programs that foster greater self-sufficiency for low-income households, seniors, the formerly homeless, and special needs households. Visit:

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