Family and packing boxes

Building a stronger community through equal housing.

Educational resources, workshops and filling a complaint.

Reduction of hazardous exposures in small businesses through a community health worker intervention.

Consulting, health screenings, incentives, promotion and more.

Electron microscope image of corona virus

Supporting small businesses during COVID-19.

Information and resources for business owners and employees.

Home with rainwater tank

Rainwater harvesting for limited-income households.

Workshops, qualifications and applying to program.

Programs & Projects


Taller de captura de agua de lluvia en persona – Español

Rainwater HarvestingRainwater Harvesting

  • Quincie Douglas Library
  • Free

La captura de agua de lluvia ayuda a reducir la temperatura urbana, las inundaciones en las calles y el consumo del agua residencial, se puede utilizar en el riego de árboles y pantas. Durante este taller, aprenderá sobre los beneficios de capturar el agua de lluvia, los sistemas activos y pasivos, incluyendo las consideraciones de diseño, planificación del proyecto, prácticas recomendadas, mantenimiento y mucho más. En la segunda mitad del taller recibirá información sobre el programa de reembolso de Tucson Water y el programa de SERI para familias de bajo ingreso, los beneficios y requisitos para participar y como aplicar para el programa.

Basics of Fair Housing – English

Fair HousingFair Housing

  • Online
  • Free (registration required)

Did you know? It is illegal to discriminate in housing based on someone’s race, color, religion, national origin, sex, familial status, and disability. During this class you will learn about the history of fair housing, where fair housing applies, the importance of fair housing work, the seven protected classes, fair housing complaint statistics, fair housing laws, prohibited activities, accessibility features for new construction, use of criminal records, potential signs of discrimination, exemptions to the Fair Housing Act, who is held liable for housing discrimination, fair housing cases, and how to file a fair housing complaint inquiry with SERI. You will receive a certificate for attending the full class.

Rainwater Harvesting Online Workshop – English

Rainwater HarvestingRainwater Harvesting

  • Online
  • Free (registration required)

Rainwater harvesting helps cool urban temperatures, reduce street flooding and is best used for irrigation. The water collected can be for your trees, plants and garden. During this workshop come learn about residential rainwater harvesting. Learn about passive and active systems including design considerations, planning your project, best practices, maintenance, and more. The second half of the workshop you will receive information on Tucson Water’s Rebate and SERI’s Limited-Income Loan and Grant Program including what you will receive by participating, requirements to participate and how to apply.


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SERI has been awarded a grant from the National Fair Housing Alliance s NFHA Inclusive Communities Fund Grant program to help people access equitable housing opportunities and promote stable healthy viable communities These funds were made available as part of last year s historic settlement with Fannie Mae that provided million to promote homeownership…

SERI Financial Specialist

We Are Seeking a Financial Specialist to Join the SERI Team

The Financial Specialist will be responsible for ensuring accurate and timely grant accounting services and overseeing the financial aspects of SERI s low-income grant and loan programs for rainwater harvesting gray water harvesting energy efficiency and home repair The Financial Specialist must have a positive attitude be solution oriented be flexible and have a…


New Website Launch

Welcome to Our New Website!

After seven months of hard work and dedication from our SERI team we are pleased to share the launch of our new website We wanted to update the design of our website add new features and tools update programs and projects and make it more user-friendly All of our website initiatives are to create…

Lora with her rainwater harvesting tank

Lora Makes The Most of Rainwater Harvesting

Through rainwater harvesting we can help reduce urban temperatures and increase tree coverage Rainwater harvesting is a financial investment and many limited-income families in Tucson cannot afford the upfront costs We reached out to Lora who shares with us how she was able to do rainwater harvesting at her home as a participant in…