October community updates


• Clifford Beers Housing is thrilled to complete construction on Immanuel Community Housing in Long Beach by the end of October, and begin leasing! Latest photos here.

King 1101 Apartments is expected to pull building permits from the City of Los Angeles by November and begin construction in December of this year.

• Construction on Holt Family Apartments in Pomona is expected to be completed by June 2017. The concrete foundation has been poured, and framing for the seven buildings will begin in October. Latest photos here.

CBH hires Senior Project Manager I Derrick Wada

Increased staffing to expand annual production of new homes

CBH is growing! We are delighted to add a fourth staff member to our housing development department, Senior Project Manager I Derrick Wada. Expanding our housing development capacity has been a strategic goal that will allow CBH to accelerate our production of permanent supportive housing, so that we can take bigger bites out of homelessness. Derrick comes to us from Many Mansions, where he oversaw multiple projects including the construction of 165 apartment units. He holds a BS in landscape architecture from Cal Poly Pomona. Derrick states that he has a passion for developing affordable housing for the most vulnerable in our community. This staffing increase would not have been possible without funding from the California Community Foundation.

vanessa-and-adrian-webWelcome baby Adrian to the CBH family

CBH turns to cuteness for help

And we are growing some more! Baby Adrian was born on August 23, 2016, weighing 5 pounds 14 ounces. Adrian is the proud son of Vanessa Luna, CBH’s Housing Development Director, and Ryan Nakama. We hope to entice baby Adrian to come work for CBH in our marketing department, helping to brand the organization. Could you say “no” to this baby???

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