News & Stories

Community Housing Improvement Program Celebrates 45 Years

Posted by Nicole Powers | January 29 2018

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January 29, 2018

   2018 year marks CHIP’s 45th anniversary!

   Chico Housing Improvement Program (CHIP) began as a partnership between Community Action Volunteers...read more

CHIP Awards Honors to Outstanding Service and Partners

Posted by Nicole Powers | January 23 2018

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January 23, 2018

CHIP celebrated staff and board members and presented Outstanding Partner and Service Awards at a celebration held at Unwined January 19 in Chico.

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Shasta County Families Build Homes in Cottonwood

Posted by Nicole Powers | January 02 2018

By David Benda, Redding Record-Searchlight

A number of families are building their future homes in Cottonwood through the Community Housing Improvement Program, or CHIP...READ FULL STORY

Orland Families To Celebrate the Holidays in New Homes

Posted by Nicole Powers | December 14 2017

By KNVN Action News Now

Nine Orland families are starting off their holidays with one of the best presents you can imagine, a brand new home.

This is all part of the CHIP program, the Community...read more

Program Helps Low-Income Orland Residents Hand-Build and Buy New Homes

Posted by Nicole Powers | December 14 2017

By KRCR News Channel 7

ORLAND, Calif. - Thanks to the Community Housing Improvement Program, or CHIP, nine families moved into their brand new homes, Wednesday.

Each of the new homeowners put in 30...read more

HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS: CHIP HELPS NINE FAMILIES BECOME HOMEOWNERS IN ORLAND

Posted by Nicole Powers | December 05 2017

ORLAND—Several families will celebrate the holidays this year in new homes they helped build through Community Housing Improvement Program.

Nine families get keys to their new homes on Wednesday,...read more

CHIP’s CEO Dave Ferrier Accepts Position with Rural Community Assistance Corporation

Posted by Nicole Powers | December 04 2017

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December 4, 2017

 

CHIP’s CEO Dave Ferrier Accepts Position with Rural Community Assistance Corporation

 

CHICO--After 35 years, Community Housing Improvement...read more

A place of their own: Self-help housing helps address lack of affordable options

Posted by Nicole Powers | October 11 2017

By Jake Abbott, Appeal-Democrat

   After putting in the work to help build them, five local families received keys to their new homes in the Linda area.
It's all a part of a state “mutual selfhelp...read more

CHIP Helps Five Families in Linda Become Homeowners

Posted by Nicole Powers | October 02 2017

Desiree Gonzalez of CHIP hands keys to new homeowners Chad Her and Zer Lee. Photo credit: Tehama Group Communications

LINDA—Five North State families got keys to new homes last week after working...read more

Get Your Tickets for Rock the House 2017!

Posted by Nicole Powers | August 14 2017

CHICO—Laissez les bon temps rouler! Get your tickets now for CHIP's 2017 Rock the House gala. The good times roll on Friday evening, November 3 at the Sierra Nevada Big Room.

Rock the House—now in...read more

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