College Hill Project Provides Homes, Improves Neighborhood

Working In Neighborhood’s eight-year collaboration with the College Hill Housing Team continues to make remarkable progress! As part of WIN’s mission to empower people to improve their lives and their neighborhoods, the College Hill project has targeted the Cedar Avenue corridor for housing development that includes both new and rehabilitated construction. 1549 Ambrose Avenue

WIN's Newest Homeowner!

The little blue "Doll House" on Llewellyn Avenue has a new owner! Ken Oster purchased the WIN-renovated home in February and is excited to be a homeowner and a resident of South Cumminsville. The one-bedroom/one-bathroom home has an open floorplan that is perfect for Ken's needs. The flexibility of the floor plan and the affordability

Improving Neighborhoods

Working In Neighborhoods empowers people to make informed choices for themselves and their neighborhoods through community building, home ownership, and economic learning. During 2013, WIN staff and volunteers, working with our community partners, carried out that mission in a variety of ways. Here are some highlights of accomplishments during our 35th Anniversary Year. Economic Learning

Building Strong, Stable Communities from the Ground Up for 35 Years

For the past 35 years, WIN has set out to develop a comprehensive, sustainable method to address home ownership and family stability. We work with residents to target strategic areas that will benefit from development. We transform vacant buildings into homes by renovating and rebuilding. We empower residents to become leaders who can advocate on behalf of their communities. And we strengthen

An Update on WIN's Impact

I wanted to take this opportunity to share some exciting news with you, and to let you know just how impactful your support has been. We’ve just turned another corner and a new year is upon us, and we are pleased to tell you we have completed all home sales in South Cumminsville! Our houses

Increasing Numbers of People Save Their Dream with WIN

WIN’s Home Preservation Team has been busy! Since July there has been a 200% increase in requests for assistance from foreclosure-threatened clients who need to apply for relief through the Ohio Housing Finance Agency’s (OHFA) Save the Dream Ohio (SDO) program. Client outreach sessions in cooperation with GMAC/Ocwen Bank representatives as well as group intake

WIN's Cedar Avenue Project in College Hill: Video

______________________________________________ Working In Neighborhoods' ongoing work along Cedar Avenue in the Cincinnati neighborhood of College Hill is a great example of how all of the different aspects of our work--community organizing, financial literacy, housing development, and home ownership--come together to strengthen communities and families.

Borden Corridor Project Advances

Dawn and Sean Ringer are making plans that are no longer dreams! Their new WIN home is making their dream a reality as they give the renovated house on Elmore St. their own personality. “When WIN helped us into our home, I could finally say, ‘Let the decorating begin,’” says Dawn. The Ringers’ new home

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