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Belmont Village Update

Our newest development, Belmont Village, is on track to be one of the most desirable areas of its time. This development is strategically located within walking distance to major grocery chain, H.E.B., minutes from Baylor University, and with easy access to I-35. A public transportation stop is conveniently located just outside the development for ease…

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Lending our Services

Community Wealth Partners is an organization which partners with nonprofit organizations and foundation to create and implement strategies that engage stakeholders, improve organizations and create lasting change. Through a previously awarded grant, NeighborWorks Waco staff had the opportunity to work employ Coleen Curry, a consultant from Community Wealth Partners. Our goal was to expand our…

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Lots to Talk About

NeighborWorks Waco is experiencing an outstanding year in construction. Our Belmont Village is progressing nicely, and we have been busy building several homes on various lots throughout the community. In fact, we have begun to encounter an obstacle that we are proud to face: we are running out of lots! Having diligently sought to increase…

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Certified Staff

In 2018 the department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) created a certification for Housing Counselors. The goal was to ensure a high standard of financial and housing counseling for families seeking those services from HUD approved and funded agencies. NeighborWorks Waco receives federal funds through HUD for our Housing Counseling efforts, and would therefore…

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Community Conquering COVID

Home is now more important than ever. With so many of us staying safe at home, we are all confronted with our feelings about home. For some, home means stability, safety, and security. For others, home can be a place of stress. Many families are concerned about affording rent, dealing with unhappy landlords, or even…

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A Lasting Legacy

Meet Matthew and Melissa, our newest addition to the family at Legacy Square! These two precocious young people previously owned a home in the area–a precious and cozy 2 bedroom. For years, they updated their home and took good care of it. Recently, they chose to relocate to this beautiful new home, walking distance from…

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Appreciating Educators

NeighborWorks Waco loves educators. We had big plans to celebrate area teachers this year for Teacher Appreciation week, but the unusual circumstances prevented it. However, we would be remiss if we allowed this time to pass without addressing the incredible work that educators do to prepare the next generation of leaders! We believe that not…

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Virtually the Same

COVID 19 has had an unprecedented impact on businesses, communities, and lives. NeighborWorks Waco, like families all over America, is experiencing the fallout of this global pandemic. Our response has been strategic, coordinated, and safe. We have chosen to prioritize the health and safety of the families we serve and our staff by closing our…

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Message from the Board Chair

Owning a home is now more important than ever! During the difficult times now occurring, we must adjust our lives and livelihood to a new normal. Having a home of your own, as a place of rest, where we can regenerate our thoughts, is powerful. We are challenged to take measures of safety and health. But that…

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