Home with rainwater tank

Rainwater harvesting for limited-income households.

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

Family and packing boxes

Building a stronger community through equal housing.

Solar Empowerment Program

Reducing the cost of energy used in your home.

Energy Efficiency

New appliances and home repairs.

Programs & Projects


Basics of Fair Housing – English

Fair HousingFair Housing

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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.


Project Harvest

Contaminants Found in Rooftop Harvested Rainwater in Tucson, Arizona

For the past six years we have collaborated with University of Arizona’s Project Harvest to examine levels of contamination in residential harvested rainwater We collected and analyzed over rainwater samples by partnering with families in Tucson whom are disproportionately impacted by climate change and pollution The findings show there is increased contamination in rainwater…

FINAL - UHI Workshop - 10312023

UHI Workshop: Hot Topics / Cool Solutions

The City of Tucson s Landscape Advisory Committee LAC invite you to the th Urban Heat Island UHI Workshop This year the workshop is in collaboration with University of Arizona CLIMAS Discussions will focus on finding opportunities for Tucson to develop innovative solutions to mitigate the Urban Heat Island UHI effect and effectively communicate…



As part of our diversity and inclusion strategy website visitors are now able to access a wide range of accessibility and language support tools to customize their digital experience through Recite Me assistive technology Being able to offer an inclusive experience is essential to support over of the population who may encounter barriers when…


NFHA Fair Housing Trends Report

National Fair Housing Alliance “2023 Fair Housing Trends Report” Finds Highest Rise in Complaints

The National Fair Housing Alliance NFHA released their most recent report Fair Housing Trends Report which is part of their series of annual reports dating back to the mid- s Their recent report covers fair housing complaint data for highlights fair housing cases that were settled in FY and policy recommendations to combat the…

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…