Certifications and Awards

Self-Help Homes has been recognized by many sponsoring and funding partners over the last 20+ years that we have been helping families and individuals into their own homes.

2020
Rural LISC National Award Rural Champion - We believe in rural America
2018
Eide Bailly Resourcefulness Award
2017
Letter from Governor Herbert recognizing the last "50 years and 50,000 homes" built through the Mutual Self-Help Housing program nationwide and for the development of 382 homes built and contributed by Self-Help Homes
2014
Housing Assistance Council's Skip Jason Community Service Award for work "in the trenches" to improve housing conditions for the rural poor
2011
Utah Housing Coalition Utah's Project of the Year Award for Mutual Self-Help Housing
2011
Utah County Association of Realtors Award for Leadership in Housing
2010
BMC Award for Outstanding partner in business
2010
Utah Valley Home Builders Association Participation Award for the Parade of Homes
2010
Utah Valley Home Builders Association Participation Award for the Parade of Homes
2009
United States Department of Agriculture - Rural Development Award for the recognition of building over 200 homes at 213
2009
United States Department of Agriculture - Rural Development Earth Day Award for Green and Energy Efficient Homes
2009
Environmental Protection Agency Energy Star Homes Award for Leadership in Housing
2009
Utah Valley Home Builders Association Participation Award for the Parade of Homes
2008
Utah County Association of Realtors Award for Leadership in Housing
2007
United States Department of Agriculture - Rural Development Centennial Club Award for surpassing 100 homes built in the Mutual Self-Help Housing Program
2007
United States Department of Agriculture - Rural Development Centennial Club Award for surpassing 100 homes built in the Mutual Self-Help Housing Program
2007
Utah Housing Coalition Urban Project of the Year Award for the Maeser School Adaptive Reuse Project in Provo;
2006
Housing and Urban Development Award for participation in the Self-Help Homeowners Opportunity Program
2006
State of Utah, Division of Housing and Community Development & Olene Walker Housing Loan Fund Board, Excellence in Housing Award - for outstanding efforts in administering the American Dream Down Payment Initiative that assists first time homeowners
2004
United Way Award for Promoting Self-Sufficiency
TESTIMONIALS

Success stories

Many participant families have a story to tell. Below are some of those who were willing to share their struggles and accomplishments in achieving the “American Dream” of owning their own home.

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