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Mission

NeighborWorks Southern Mass believes that affordable housing and stable neighborhoods help individuals and families realize their full dignity and potential. We are a partnership of residents, businesses and local governments.

Our mission is to help people have a safe and affordable place to live. We accomplish this by developing and managing affordable housing, educating and assisting homeowners and homebuyers, and helping homeowners repair and maintain their homes.

Guiding Principles

We carry out our mission by:

  • Creating and growing innovative partnerships with organizations and individuals who complement our skills, knowledge and resources and who share our vision
  • Following a strong business model to ensure high productivity, efficient oversight and strong asset management to secure our long-term success and stability
  • Providing our services in a way that enables our clients to feel respected, honored and supported, regardless of their circumstances
  • Generously sharing our knowledge, resources and expertise with other organizations that share our values, so that we may all succeed in meeting the needs of the communities we serve
  • Maintaining the highest level of professionalism in the delivery of services by both staff and volunteers

US Veteran Finds A Home

David Ortega is a retired sergeant and Iraq War veteran, Ortega lives with his wife and four children in a four-bedroom, single-family Quincy home that NeighborWorks® Southern Mass and the City of Quincy purchased and renovated for veterans’ housing in 2013. Before they moved in, David and his family were homeless. “As a veteran of Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom, I am truly grateful for being able to provide my family with a safe and comfortable home,” Ortega said. “NeighborWorks® has just been awesome: My kids love the house, they have friends that sleep over and play in the backyard. It’s just been amazing. I could not ask for more.”
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