Maintenance Technician Recognized for 15 Years of Service

Maintenance Technician Recognized for 15 Years of Service
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Source: PSHH

People’s Self-Help Housing (PSHH)’s Much appreciated Maintenance Technician, Francisco Bazaldua is celebrating 15 years of dedicated service at the organization.

“Francisco holds a wealth of institutional knowledge and best practices for our maintenance team,” said Jane Renahan, Director of Property Management, “We are so grateful for his continued dedication and leadership over the past fifteen years.”

Francisco originally joined the PSHH team in December 2006 as a Janitor at Casas de las Flores in Carpinteria. He was quickly promoted to Maintenance Technician, where he supported multiple Santa Barbara area properties and has since transitioned to supporting PSHH properties in both Ventura and South Santa Barbara County.

When asked about his time working at the organization, Francisco said, “These have been some very good years and I have shared many good moments with my coworkers. I really like my work here and just want to say thank you!”

As a Maintenance Technician, Francisco supports the Property Management branch of PSHH. Among a diverse roster of responsibilities, Francisco and his team help ensure that all properties are well-maintained and beautiful for the over 5,000 residents who call PSHH home. Technicians perform preventative maintenance through annual inspections and respond to the daily needs of the residents. PSHH Maintenance Technicians are highly skilled individuals with extensive backgrounds in electrical work, plumbing, landscaping, and much more.

To learn more about People’s Self-Help Housing and the work Francisco supports, visit To consider a fulfilling profession with the over fifty year old organization, visit

About People’s Self-Help Housing (PSHH)
With nearly 1,000 units of new housing in its pipeline, founded in 1970, PSHH is the longest-serving nonprofit affordable housing organization on the Central Coast. With a mission of building homes and providing services to strengthen communities and change lives, PSHH serves low-income households, working families, seniors, veterans, farmworkers, those living with disabilities and the formerly homeless. It also provides homeownership opportunities through a self-help, “sweat equity” program that has seen over 1,200 homes successfully completed. PSHH has a presence in San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, Ventura and Monterey counties, manages over 2,000 rental units, and employs over 200 staff members. PSHH acknowledges the indigenous people of the territories that our organization occupies, including the Chumash, Salinan, Yokuts, Kitanemuk, and Tataviam people. To read the full land acknowledgement, visit For more information about the organization, visit, email or phone (805) 781-3088.

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