Gardening grows so much more than plants. Children and adults who plant and tend a garden improve their health and wellness while deepening their sense of connection to the world and their community.
Five questions with: Jill Lamonte, long-time Nevadan, Berkshire Hathaway Realtor, HAND Collaborative Emerging Leaders Board Member, and Nevada HAND Board Advisor
Nevada HAND's Director of Government Relations, Arielle Edwards, recently returned from the 82nd Legislative Session in Carson City. During the session, and year-round, Ms. Edwards works to champion legislation and policies that support desperately needed affordable housing options in Nevada.
Affordable housing provides a foundation that helps individuals thrive in myriad ways, improving financial stability and self-efficacy, healthcare outcomes, mental and physical well-being, and educational achievement. For school-aged children, the link between stable housing and educational attainment is well documented in literature, and Nevada HAND’s Resident Services team adds year-round enrichment activities and educational programming to the stable housing foundation we provide. This is just one way Nevada
The Resident Services team designs Back-to-School Wellness events as a one-stop-shop for families with school-aged children living in Nevada HAND communities.
This is about partnership, not competition. We are better together. On May 8th, 2023, the Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority (SNRHA) convened an impactful forum featuring essential voices in the affordable housing conversation.
. As a member of NeighborWorks, Nevada HAND joined network organizations across the country participating in NeighborWorks Week from June 3-10, celebrating programming that empowers communities and enhances lives. As part of this effort, we are proud to highlight the impact of financial literacy programs led by Resident Services Coordinators and community partners.
“Being kind and being there and being gracious, it goes a long way sometimes for people.” - Janice, Flamingo Pines resident
The Nevada HAND team continually examines how energy-conscious construction and operational choices help us deliver on our mission as well as contribute to the sustainability of our neighborhoods and our region.
Nevada HAND resident, retired chef, and accomplished painter George Fielder talked with us about his art and how the support of Resident Services Coordinator and fellow artist, Lani, led to Mr. Fielder’s first-ever art exhibit, at West Las Vegas Library.
Resident Services Coordinator Rebekah goes above and beyond to provide more than a home for Apache Pines resident, Sandra.
Nevada HAND celebrates the grand opening of their newest and largest affordable housing community.