Accomplishments & Recognition

NeighborWorks® Sacramento is celebrating its 31st year serving the Sacramento region. Our mission is to provide opportunities for successful homeownership and strong communities through quality education, affordable lending, supportive partnerships and dedicated leadership. We serve a 19-county region from our offices, and our program offerings include a full range of services to assist potential and current homeowners. The underlying goal of all of our activities is to support the long term financial success of our clients who, in turn, create stronger and more stable communities as homeowners.

NeighborWorks® Sacramento continues to provide services and programs at high production levels. In 2017, we have helped create 66 new homeowners and provided Pre-Purchase Education & Counseling to 512 individuals and 34 foreclosure prevention counseling sessions. NeighborWorks® Sacramento has acquired, renovated and sold 28 properties in neighborhoods at risk of destabilization.  Another proud accomplishment was the purchase of a two-story 20,000+sq. ft. building located at 2411 Alhambra Blvd. a 6,200 sq. ft. building, owned by NeighborWorks® Sacramento. Investing in our community and improving access to homeownership opportunities and service.

Since 1987 the organization has received many awards and recognition for their commitment to the community. Some of the awards include:

  • 2014, LIFT Program
  • 2010-2013, Received National Foreclosure Mitigation Counseling funds to continue foreclosure prevention counseling and provide free legal assistance to customers
  • 2010, “Best New Farmers Market”, Sacramento Magazine’s Editors Pick and Sacramento News & Review
  • 2010, Selected as NSP3 developer for San Joaquin County
  • 2010, Elected as #1 Volume Builder for all Sacramento Neighborhood Stabilization Program work over next 3 years
  • 2010, “Outstanding Organization of the Year”, Sacramento Region Human Rights & Fair Housing Commission
  • 2010, “Non-profit Organization of the Year”, Non-Profit Resource Center
  • 2006, “Outstanding Partnership”, Citibank
  • 2005, “ Neighborhood Excellence Award”, Bank of America
  • 1996, “Guarding America Through Safety Leadership”, Allstate
  • 1989, “Significant Contributions to the Sacramento Community in the area of Housing”, Human Rights Fair Housing Commission


We are recognized and are certified as the following:

Recognized by NeighborWorks® America as a Charter Member of the NeighborWorks® Network
Recognized by NeighborWorks® America as a Full-Cycle Lender
Recognized by the U.S. Dept. of the Treasury as a Certified Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI)
Recognized by the U. S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) approved as a Housing Counseling Agency