Welcome to Self-Help Enterprises

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Property Management Group AWI is now taking applications for Highland Gardens, Self-Help Enterprises’ first affordable apartment rental community in Visalia. The apartment rental community, located at 2423 North Highland Street east of Highway 63 between Riggin and Ferguson Avenues, will consist of 36 two- and three-bedroom apartments as well as a basketball court, playground, community center, and community garden where residents can grow fruits and vegetables. Construction is expected to be completed by November. For more information, including monthly rents and to obtain an application, please call 559-651-2579 or 559-651-9805. Applications are also available in person at Goshen Village I - 30940 Road 72 in Goshen.

What We Do

Families Building Home

Build Your Own Home

With skilled onsite supervision, families help build each other’s homes.


Rental Communities

Affordable rental housing communities offering afterschool programs, adult education classes, computer literacy classes, and more.

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Repair Your Home

Funding assistance to make important health and safety repairs to your home.

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Homeownership Education

Online and in-person classes prepare prospective homebuyers for sustainable homeownership.


Buy A Home

Resources and assistance for families wishing to become homeowners through traditional avenues.

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Community Development

Assistance for rural communities to identify sources of clean drinking water and develop sanitary sewer systems.

Healthy Homes & Communities

Self-Help Enterprises has a long history of integrating healthy, sustainable development practices to create healthier, energy-efficient environments for community residents.

Learn more below about Self-Help Enterprises’ commitment to working with cities, counties and residents to improve health outcomes and reduce environmental impact.


Building homes that are energy efficient, use fewer resources, and are affordable.

Community Building

Empowering people to become leaders in their community.

Health & Wellness

Creating and supporting efforts to promote healthy homes and communities.

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Families achieve the dream of becoming homeowners by working together to build each other’s homes.


On the Blog

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Water Access in Schools & Communities

Access to safe drinking water is essential in building and sustaining healthy communities.


East Porterville Homes Connect to City Water

After years without running water, East Porterville residents in Tulare County are connecting to a new, permanent, sustainable source of water that is

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Creating 219 New Homeowners

Michelle Monroe is celebrating her three month anniversary as a homeowner with the help of Self-Help Enterprises and the Wells Fargo HomeLIFT(sm) prog

There are many ways you can support our housing and community development efforts. From volunteering to a tax-deductible contribution to becoming a participant, you can join us in strengthening the communities we serve.

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