CORNING, Calif. - 16 families in Corning became first-time homeowners this Friday, Dec. 13.
The families received keys and deeds to their brand new homes thanks to the Community Housing Improvement Program also known as CHIP. The organization has helped develop 2,600 affordable housing units throughout different counties.
The families were required to spend a minimum of 30 hours a week for the past year building their homes and helping build their neighbor's homes as well.
The new homes are located at Stonefox Ranch in Corning. Stonefox ranch will become an affordable housing development with a total of 77 homes that will feature 3, 4 and 5 bedroom homes. There are 15 homes still available in this development.
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