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Client Spotlight: Natividad

Natividad is a cherished former client of NeighborWorks Waco. Her housing journey is a tough one of triumph over extreme difficulty. Like many people, she faced confusing, difficult and complex systems that NeighborWorks helped her navigate. Here is a little of here story. What did NeighborWorks help you to do? They helped me buy a…

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A Lasting Legacy

By Chris Qualls The late Reverend Wilbert Austin, Sr. was an inspiration for so many Wacoans. As a member of the City Council, Rev. Austin worked tirelessly for the betterment of our city, and for development and equality within his district. With his incredible support, NeighborWorks Waco was able to develop our newest subdivision, Legacy…

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Saving on Taxes

By Chris Qualls For over a decade, NeighborWorks has partnered with AARP, providing a year-round office space and free tax preparation services for the community. This year’s tax season will be no different. Come get your taxes done at any of our four locations between February 4th and April 15th. Appointments will be based on…

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Building Opportunities

By Karen Saucedo It’s a busy and exciting time in construction around Waco, and our construction department is no different!  It’s no secret that the Waco area has seen significant growth over the past few years; a staggering 46% increase in building permits in 2018 over 2016 according to the Texas A&M Real Estate Center’s…

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Lien on Us

By Chris Qualls For over 25 years, we have been helping families find safe, stable, and secure affordable housing. Over that time, we have developed numerous programs to make the dreams of our clients into their reality. Over that time, we have primarily offered second liens—loans in the form of down payment and closing cost…

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Delisa’s Dedication

President and CEO, Roy Nash, interviewed Vice President and COO, Delisa Burnell-Smith about her dedicated service over 25 years. Here are the secrets to her success. 25-years is a long time for anyone to stay at one organization.  What kept your interest and your loyalty over these years? I’m not only fortunate, but blessed to…

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Sustaining Goals

By Chris Qualls For 25 years, NeighborWorks Waco has served Central Texas, striving to build stronger neighborhoods through homeownership, quality rental housing and community-building initiatives. Our vision is and has been that through our organization, and its collaborations, the greater Central Texas area is filled with vibrant, thriving communities. Our staff, board, volunteers, partners, and…

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25th Anniversary Awards

By Chris Qualls Fall of 2018 marked our 25th anniversary. We have loved serving Central Texas, building stronger neighborhoods, and helping families achieve their dreams of homeownership. For a quarter of a century, we have built our foundation, developed numerous facets of business, and fine-tuned our abilities to serve clients and develop communities. Much of…

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Chair’s Message

By Jose R. VillanuevaChair of the Board This newsletter celebrates several areas of our success, community engagement and new initiatives. It is a good snapshot of our current work in Waco and Central Texas. Despite the disfunction of federal appropriations, NeighborWorks Waco is doing great things. We are launching our endowment fund to plan for…

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