Posted 12.7.2016 @ 5:44 pm

Golden Hammer Awards to Transition in 2017

Two Richmond-area nonprofits with interests in historic preservation and neighborhood revitalization will jointly assume the Golden Hammer Awards from the Better Housing Coalition (BHC) next year. Beginning in November 2017, Historic Richmond and Storefront for Community Design will co-present the awards to recognize professionals working in neighborhood revitalization, blight reduction and historic preservation in the

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Posted 9.19.2016 @ 6:00 am

BHC Acquires 3200 West Broad Street

The Better Housing Coalition (BHC) has purchased the property most recently known as the Quality Inn at 3200 W. Broad Street in the rapidly developing neighborhood of Scott’s Addition. The six-story building and accompanying property occupies a full block in a high-profile location along the Broad Street corridor, in close proximity to Interstates 95, 64

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Posted 8.30.2016 @ 3:23 pm

BHC Awards Nine Residents Higher-Education Scholarships

The Better Housing Coalition (BHC) announces the inaugural recipients of its Founders’ Scholarships, established in 2015 in honor of BHC co-founders Carter McDowell and the late Mary Tyler McClenahan. A total of $11,000 has been awarded to nine adult residents (ages 17 and older) of BHC rental communities who are seeking higher education (two- or four-year

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Posted 8.2.2016 @ 4:02 pm

Meet Julie Hovermale, BHC’s CFO

Among her many talents, Vice President & Chief Financial Officer Julie Hovermale steered the Better Housing Coalition through a tough Recession that battered the real estate industry. With the help of BHC’s Board of Directors, she then guided BHC to a much stronger, more sustainable position. In July 2016, Virginia Business Magazine awarded Julie  a well-deserved

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Posted 7.30.2016 @ 1:52 pm

BHC’s 2015 Annual Report is “Fun”

BHC’s 2015 Annual Report, “RVA Reimagined” was mailed to our supporters in early July. In addition to presenting highlights and financial results from our past year, we included a coloring book depicting the faces and places of affordable housing. We are honored that the Richmond Times Dispatch’s editorial board has recognized “RVA Reimagined” as “fun.”

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Posted 3.28.2016 @ 4:17 pm

Two Free Renovation Lending & Historic Tax Credits Workshops – April & May 2016

Free-Renovation Lending & Historic Tax Credits Workshops:  Wednesday, April 13th and Saturday, May 14th Learn the basics of home mortgage financing (including loan programs, credit, cash required, cash sources) in this free workshop. Then learn the benefits of renovation lending, how to buy a home in disrepair, and renovate it using these unique loan programs.

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Posted 3.17.2016 @ 3:35 pm

Extended to 3/25! Golden Hammer Nominations Deadline

The deadline for nominating your favorite neighborhood revitalization project has been extended to midnight on Friday, March 25, 2016. Nominate the best in Richmond-area renovation, revitalization and placemaking projects in the following categories: Best Single-Family Residential Renovation Best Adaptive Reuse Project – small or large in scope Best New Construction Best Placemaking Project Nominated projects must

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Posted 3.1.2016 @ 9:44 pm

Sunday, March 6: BHC Homes Open House with Icon Realty Group

BHC Homes and Icon Realty Group are hosting an open house on Sunday March 6th from 2-4PM, showcasing seven of BHC’s new, single-family homesites and model homes available in the Church Hill, Southern Barton Heights and Blackwell communities. Tour 2613 Q street in Church Hill and learn more about BHC’s single family developments. Better still,

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Posted 2.23.2016 @ 4:30 pm

Nominations Now Being Accepted for 2016 Golden Hammer Awards

Nominate your favorite 2015 neighborhood development project in the Greater Richmond area for a coveted 2016 Golden Hammer Award. Golden Hammer Awards celebrate contributions to thoughtful revitalization of Greater Richmond’s neighborhoods. All nominations accepted online only. Create an account below and nominate the best in Richmond-area renovation, revitalization and placemaking projects in the following categories: Best

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Posted 1.8.2016 @ 8:04 pm

Sign Up for the BHC Charity Ride at Boho Cycle Studio

Saturday, January 30: Better Housing Coalition Charity Ride at Boho Cycle Studio Location: Boho Cycle Studio, 714 N. Sheppard St., Richmond VA 23221 To Register: Click here and find the January 30th Better Housing Coalition Charity Ride. Click “Sign Up.” Keep your New Year’s fitness goals on track and help BHC build better neighborhoods across Greater Richmond!

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