Self-Help Builder Celebrates Silver Anniversary

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Central Coast, CA, August 2, 2021 –People’s Self-Help Housing (PSHH)’s Construction Site Superintendent, Phil McClintock is celebrating 25 years of service at the organization.

“Phil holds a wealth of institutional knowledge and best practices for our organization,” said Sheryl Flores, PSHH Vice President of Home Ownership, “His dedication to our mission, and the individuals we serve, is evident throughout his many years of service.”

Originally hired in 1994 as a Construction Supervisor, Phil has served in a number of positions at PSHH, before serving in his current role as a Construction Site Superintendent. In this position, Phil expertly manages the construction of homes for self-help owner-builders from start to finish.

“After working with families for a year or more, handing them the keys to their new homes is extremely rewarding,” said Phil, when asked about his experience working with owner-builders.

With an extensive background in construction management, self-help home building, and technical instruction, Phil has been an essential source of expert knowledge for the Home Ownership department and the hundreds of families he has supported over the years. In the upcoming months, Phil will celebrate another milestone, this time as an author. In his soon to be published, 120 pages manual on how to execute a self-help home building project from start to finish, Phil explains in his approachable and easy to understand manner how to do everything from pulling strings for the property lines to how to avoid setting in the entry locks upside down!

To learn more about PSHH, the Home Ownership program, and Phil’s upcoming book, visit

About People’s Self-Help Housing (PSHH)
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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