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New Project – Gateway Oak Cliff

CHI is excited to announce a new partnership between Dallas County to bring much needed housing to the Oak Cliff area. Dallas Morning News Editorial below from March 30, 2021. Affordable housing coming to north Oak Cliff thanks to smart government (dallasnews.com) Affordable housing coming to north Oak Cliff thanks to smart government Dallas County […]

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Catholic Housing Initiative Collaboration = Success

CHI combined it’s expertise in property development and ownership with Catholic Charities of Dallas’ experience in providing services to create St. Jude Center – Forest. The City of Dallas created this story about our collaborative success. https://chidallas-my.sharepoint.com/:v:/g/personal/wdh_chidallas_org/EcfkmZQZGvdNgWUTv_xmwSsBsd7QM7CkMWk5Axyq43sR0A?e=jc43Mn

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Catholic Housing Initiative Announces St Jude Center – Park Central

Hotel to Pandemic Response to Housing Solution DALLAS – October 20, 2020 –Catholic Charities Dallas (CCD) and Catholic Housing Initiative (CHI) have unveiled plans for a new project to address housing insecurity and homelessness in Dallas, on the heels of the second anniversary of their first collaboration, St. Jude Center – Forest, a highly successful […]

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The Catholic Foundation Responds with a Grant for New Roofing

Throughout 2018, a significant number of housing and charitable entities combined to create affordable and senior housing in North Dallas. The newly renovated St. Jude Center was developed to provide permanent supportive housing and tools to become self-sufficient for 104 formerly homeless people aged 55 and older. In the Fall of 2018, as construction was […]

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Dallas News Commentary Highlights St. Jude Center Progress

This insightful commentary from long-time Dallas News Columnist Robert Wilonsky illustrates the temerity of charity, business and government leaders and their collective efforts to renovate and occupy St. Jude Center. Who will come to the rescue to help house the senior homeless in northwest Dallas? We have names Robert Wilonsky, City Columnist From the ever-widening, […]

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St. Jude Center Opens with Help of $500K Grant from Frost Bank and FHLB Dallas

Grant Funded Rehabilitation of $5.9 Million Residential Complex for Homeless Seniors DALLAS, TEXAS, October 12, 2018 — A 2018 census conducted by Metro Dallas Homeless Alliance (MDHA) found that homelessness is no longer only a central city issue, and it’s become more severe. Exacerbating the problem was the fact that the city of Dallas lacked […]

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Dallas Mayor, others hail opening of $6M homeless facility

This original story appeared in the Dallas Morning News: By CORBETT SMITH Staff Writer corbettsmith@dallasnews.com NORTHWEST DALLAS  — At Wednesday’s grand opening of the St. Jude Center, Bobby Holmes stood at the door, resplendent in a black tuxedo. He was home. The 63-year-old Army vet is one of the first residents at the 104-unit, $6 million […]

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