Welcome to Self-Help Enterprises

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Self-Help Enterprises’ mission is to work together with low-income families to build and sustain healthy homes and communities.


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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New Well Restores Water in Home

The drought and water scarcity has impacted many San Joaquin Valley families who rely on ground water for their daily lives.

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New Website & How to Digitally Connect with Self-Help Enterprises

Self-Help Enterprises is launching this new website
at an exciting time when we celebrate our 50th year of building and sustaining healthy homes and c

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Milestone on a Road to Success

While framing walls, installing windows and painting trim, Edith Arreguis would picture herself and her son, Leixander, enjoying their new home in Gos

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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