Housing Resource Center Opens New Offices

Housing Resource Center opens new offices

Growing nonprofit Housing Resource Center of Monterey County opened new offices on Thursday

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Welcoming more than 50 people to your new home is never easy, but the Housing Resource Center of Monterey County did it in style on Thursday.

The low-slung building at 201-A John St. in Salinas hides a lovely courtyard fountain well-shaded by Japanese maples. Balloons in the organization’s colors lent a festive note to the opening, as staff members led informal tours of freshly appointed office spaces.

“We’re a private, nonprofit agency and our mission is to provide housing resources, all the way from homelessness to home ownership,” explains Leila Emadin, executive director of the center.

“For the last two years in particular,” noting that the center has been around for 31 years, “we’re really grown in size and capacity, trying to meet the need of the homeless in Monterey County. We believe we can do it, the community has been helping us do it, and today is a wonderful chance to welcome everyone to our new home, thank them for their support and make sure that we move forward together in creating housing opportunities for those in need.”

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