Posted 7.11.2011 @ 5:26 pm

Two Upcoming Renovation Lending Workshops in July

Better Housing Coalition’s Center for Neighborhood Revitalization has TWO upcoming opportunities this month for FREE Renovation Lending Workshops that will give you all of the financial tools you need for the renovation of an old house in a Richmond neighborhood. You will learn about two important subjects: Renovation Lending Programs How to Qualify for a

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Posted 7.11.2011 @ 5:25 pm

Winchester Greens Students Build Culinary Skills

Through a partnership with Chesterfield Virginia Cooperative Extension, BHC’s Community Social Work has brought the Cooking Matters for Teens program to the young residents of Winchester Greens.  Offered in the Community Center, this program consists of six two-hour classes which teach teens how to make healthy food choices, how to create meals and snacks for themselves, and the importance

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Posted 7.11.2011 @ 5:22 pm

Join us for Renovators’ Happy Hour on June 16

BHC’s Center for Neighborhood Revitalization willl hold its next Renovators’ Happy Hour onThursday, June 16, 5:30 – 7:00 pm.  Please join us after work for light refreshments, beverages, and good company as we showcase BHC’s newest single-family renovation at 2012 Fairmount Avenue.  This home is ready to welcome new residents to the historic Church Hill

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Posted 7.11.2011 @ 5:18 pm

Senior Residents Give Back to Rescue Squad

On Saturday, May 21, the residents of Rockwood Village came together to hold a community-wide yard sale at Faith Heritage Church on Courthouse Road.  The yard sale was more than just a ‘spring cleaning’ – it was a way for the residents to say thank you to Station 24 of the Chesterfield County Rescue Squad, as they are

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Posted 7.11.2011 @ 5:16 pm

Capital One: One Week, Hundreds of Residents Served

BHC is very fortunate and grateful to have been a partner for Capital One’s ‘One Week’ for company volunteerism.  Capital One organized four separate volunteer projects May 16-20, all designed to improve the lives of BHC residents. To kick off the week, Capital One constructed a bocce ball court and horseshoe pit for our senior

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Posted 7.11.2011 @ 5:13 pm

Spring is for Pedals at Carter Woods

This past Monday was an exciting day for the senior residents at Carter Woods, when the community received two bicycles generously donated by Eastern Henrico FISH. They happily took turns riding around the outdoor trails and welcomed the opportunity to enjoy the pleasant spring weather. Better Housing Coalition and its residents thank Eastern Henrico FISH

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Posted 7.11.2011 @ 5:12 pm

BHC to Hold Historic Tax Credit Workshop

The Better Housing Coalition’s (BHC) Center for Neighborhood Revitalization is pleased to present a workshop on how renovating a historic house can benefit homeowners living in the numerous State & Federal Historic Districts located throughout the City of Richmond.  Join us to learn how to make the most of Virginia’s Rehabilitation Tax Credit Program. The

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Posted 7.11.2011 @ 3:49 pm

Lincoln Mews named Multifamily Renovation Project of the Year by EarthCraft Virginia

On Thursday, March 24, Lincoln Mews was announced as the Multifamily Renovation Project of the Year at the second annual EarthCraft Virginia Builder Awards.  Acquired by Better Housing Coalition in 2008, Lincoln Mews is the complete renovation of what was formerly known as Lincoln Manor. BHC renovated the interiors and exteriors of the apartments and

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Posted 7.11.2011 @ 3:44 pm

Join BHC in celebrating our 2011 Groundbreaker Award Winners!

BHC’s annual Groundbreakers celebration returns to Beckstoffers Mill in Church Hill on Tuesday, April 5, 6:00 – 8:30 pm.  We  invite you to celebrate our 2011 Groundbreaker Award winners and their contributions to the Greater Richmond community.  Special guests include The Honorable Robert F. McDonnell, Governor of Virginia, and The Honorable Dwight C. Jones, Mayor of The

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Posted 7.11.2011 @ 3:42 pm

BHC to expand revitalization initiatives in Petersburg

BHC is constructing a new senior community in Petersburg in partnership with Restoration of Petersburg CDC.  Claiborne Square, adjacent to Tabernacle Baptist Church on Halifax Road, will feature affordable 34 one-bedroom and 13 two-bedroom apartments for active adults 55 and older, with innovative green building technologies which reduce utility bills for residents.  Fourty-three of these apartments will

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