Posted 9.11.2018 @ 5:30 pm

ROI Circle Hard Hat Tour

Attend BHC’s Hard Hat Happy Hour and get a first look at BHC’s newest property under construction, The Goodwyn at Union Hill. Tuesday, September 11th 2018, 5:30-7:30. Free for ROI Circle members, $25 all others. Register by September 7th.

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Posted 7.25.2018 @ 5:33 pm

A Real-Time Example of the Affordable Housing Crisis

“Vagrants.” “Squatters.” “Trespassers.” All are names we call people living in places they don’t pay for. Sometimes we forget there are human beings with hopes, dreams and families behind the names. As with most vacant buildings across our city, vagrancy can be a problem and the former Quality Inn Hotel on West Broad Street is no

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Posted 3.28.2018 @ 11:00 am

In Appreciation of NeighborWorks America

Advancing Opportunity for 40 Years In 2015, the Better Housing Coalition became a member of the NeighborWorks network, a national, nonpartisan, nonprofit leader in affordable housing and community development. 40 years ago, NeighborWorks America was formed by congressional charter. Since then, NeighborWorks has worked diligently to create opportunities for people to live in affordable homes;

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Posted 11.27.2017 @ 4:47 pm

Meet Shanté’s New Family

When Shanté moved into BHC’s Lincoln Mews community with her son, she had no idea her family would grow so quickly. Before finding the Better Housing Coalition, Shanté and her 9-year-old son Darelle were homeless. Adding to the stress of not knowing where they would sleep at night, Shanté was unemployed and without a car. Darelle’s

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Posted 4.8.2015 @ 4:48 pm

North Church Hill Open House April 21

Tour new affordable, single-family homes currently under construction in the “model block” of North Church Hill during Affordable Housing Awareness Week. On April 21, 2015 from 5-7 p.m., the Better Housing Coalition in partnership with the City of Richmond, HOME of Virginia and Project:Homes will host an open house of 38 new and planned for 2015

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Posted 5.23.2013 @ 2:22 pm

BHC Providing Emergency Shelter for Domestic Abuse Victims

The Better Housing Coalition has entered into a partnership with the YWCA of Richmond to help shelter local victims of domestic and sexual violence. Through the partnership, BHC is allocating six furnished apartments to be used as safe, emergency housing by clients of the YWCA’s Domestic and Sexual Abuse programs.  Until now, the YWCA offered

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Posted 5.7.2013 @ 7:48 pm

Who Can Afford to Buy Or Rent a Home?

According to a recent report from the National Low Income Housing Coalition, Virginia is one of the most challenging states for low-wage workers to find affordable housing. For instance, the minimum wage in Virginia is $7.25 per hour. In order to afford the Fair Market Rent for a two-bedroom apartment, a typical minimum-wage earner in

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Posted 2.21.2013 @ 8:27 pm

Spotlight on Tori Drummond, Junior Board Chair

Victoria (“Tori”) Drummond serves as chair of 3HC, Better Housing Coalition’s Junior Board, and senior financial analyst for Dominion. Get to know Tori: How did you become interested in BHC? I worked for four years in corporate philanthropy at Dominion. I saw the great work that BHC was doing to revive old neighborhoods and provide

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Posted 10.11.2012 @ 3:33 pm

BHC Presents Groundbreaker and Golden Hammer Awards at Nov. 8 Fundraiser

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Contact: Andrea Butler, Better Housing Coalition [email protected] Better Housing Coalition Presents Groundbreaker and Golden Hammer Awards at the Hotel John Marshall on Nov. 8 Susan Dewey of VHDA to be Honored as Groundbreaker; Six Golden Hammer Recipients to be Announced  Richmond, Va. (Oct. 11, 2012)—The Better Housing Coalition will honor Susan Dewey, executive director of

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Posted 4.16.2012 @ 8:11 pm

Financial Stability: The First Critical Step to Home Ownership

Are you interested in becoming a homeowner but need help getting your personal finances in order?  Join Better Housing Coalition and VHDA for a 2-part workshop about attaining financial stability – the first critical step in the process of home ownership.  See the flyer below for details.  Contact David Herring to register at 804-644-0546 x37 or [email protected]

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