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Pennsylvania Expands PHARE funding to $40 Million

Exciting news! Legislation was just signed by the Governor that expands PHARE!  As part of some last minute budget negotiations, Senator Art Haywood (D-4) and Senator Elder Vogel (R – 47) were able to include additional funds for PHARE as part of the spending bill. The bill was passed by the House and Senate and […]

Sponsorships for 5K Run for Shelter

Our goal for this fundraising event is to increase funding for neighborhood revitalization, create additional housing opportunities, and restore hope for deserving families here in Berks County! We are SO EXCITED to announce our 1st Annual 5K RUN FOR SHELTER! SAVE THE DATE, information on registering for this event will be posted soon! The Reading-Berks […]

Ribbon Ceremony
Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

We are very proud to congratulate our newest homeowner Anna Maria on her new home. Thank you to those that had a part of making this day happen!    

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SOLD! Congrats to our newest home owner!

Congrats to our newest homeowner on purchasing your new home and “famous” property. This property (558 S 15th Street) was featured in the John Updyk movie version of his book, RABBIT RUN, back in 1969 – 50 years from today!  

Emergencies don’t have to be financial disasters; start saving now!

Emergencies don’t have to be financial disasters; start saving now! You’re laid off at work. Your car needs a new transmission. Your furnace blows. These are all costly emergencies that can’t usually be anticipated and cannot be avoided once they occur. Without a fund set aside just for such emergencies, they can trigger even greater […]

Operation Renovation: A Veterans Affair (ORVA)

September 15, 2018 Operation Renovation: A Veterans Affair 2018 (ORVA) Operation Renovation is a community-based volunteer effort, assisting veterans, widows & widowers of veteran homeowners with minor repairs and painting; free of charge. It’s our way of saying “Thank you for your service, you are not forgotten!” This is Our 4th year and over the […]

Ribbon Cutting in the News

Neighborhood Housing Services of Greater Berks, Inc. (NHS) celebrated the official opening of its expanded HomeOwnership Center with a ribbon cutting ceremony this evening. The celebration, which was held at 5:30 PM., featured remarks by local officials as well as a site tour. Click here to read the full story in the Reading Eagle. Click […]

Spring Homebuying Tips

Ready to put out the welcome mat? Four tips that will help you successfully navigate the home buying process.   Despite the holidays being over some people are still shopping and gearing up to make their next purchase – a home. The home buying season is in full affect. Here are four tips to help […]