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Welcome home: CHIP’s sweat-equity program provides housing

Posted by Nicole Powers | September 07, 2018

Self-Help Homeowner Leanna Pebley at her front door
Self-Help Homeowner Leanna Pebley

By Nicte Hernandez, ChicoSOL

Leanna Pebley, a 2018 Community Housing Improvement Program (CHIP) client, became a homeowner in March by helping in the construction of her new five-bedroom Orland house. “It is such an amazing feeling to have been a part of the construction of my home,” Pebley said.

“Whenever people are all, ‘Oh Leanna, you own a home now?’, it’s nice to say, ‘Oh, yea, we built it,’” Pebley said. FULL STORY