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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Posted 4.12.2012 @ 7:07 pm

Get Involved with BHC this May

We hope to see you at these upcoming Better Housing Coalition events! Wednesday, May 16 BHC “Community Give Back” Night at Mosaic Cafe BHC will be the beneficiary of Mosaic Cafe and Catering’s “Community Give Back” nigt on Wednesday, May 16.  Come support BHC while enjoying delicious food and drinks at their restaurant (6229-A River

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Posted 4.12.2012 @ 2:46 pm

What Can You Do About Blight in Your Neighborhood? (UPDATE)

BHC’s Center for Neighborhood Revitalization offered a free seminar on Saturday, April 14, 10 am – noon explaining the complexities of blight and the spectrum of tools to tackle it.  The seminar was held at the Robinson Theater in Church Hill (2903 Q Street, Richmond, VA 23223).  Presenters included Lane Pearson and representatives from the City Attorney’s Office and the

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Posted 4.4.2012 @ 5:53 pm

Media Coverage from Beckstoffer’s Mill Opening

BHC would like to thank all of our friends and community partners who came out to celebrate the grand opening of the Beckstoffer’s Mill Apartments in Church Hill on Wednesday, March 28.  In case you missed it, the event was well covered by local media.  Click below to learn more about BHC’s latest revitalization initiative, and what’s still

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Posted 3.19.2012 @ 4:47 pm

Press Release: BHC Opens Renovated Lumber Mill Apartments

Better Housing Coalition Opens Renovated Lumber Mill Apartments and Breaks Ground on 39 Apartments for Low-Income Seniors in Church Hill New development to include net-zero energy apartments Richmond, Va. (March 28, 2012)—The Better Housing Coalition (BHC) today celebrated its new mixed-use community centered around the historic Beckstoffer’s Mill in Richmond’s Church Hill neighborhood at 1207

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Posted 3.15.2012 @ 8:59 pm

April 23-28 is Affordable Housing Awareness Week!

Affordable Housing Awareness Week is coming up April 23-28 offering plenty of ways for you to get involved in the community, from educational seminars to volunteer opportunities.  Better Housing Coalition is pleased to be among the local non-profit housing organizations participating in the week’s activities.  Visit to register for one of our volunteer projects – with your help, we

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Posted 2.22.2012 @ 2:36 pm

Press Release: BHC names Vice President of Fund Development and Marketing

Richmond, VA (Feb. 22, 2012)—The Better Housing Coalition (BHC), a non-profit organization dedicated to transforming communities and changing lives, named Andrea L. Butler vice president, fund development and marketing. In this role she will oversee BHC’s fundraising, community relations, communications, special events and promotional programs. “Andrea brings a strong record of success for high-profile organizations

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Posted 2.10.2012 @ 4:58 pm

BHC welcomes new members to Board of Directors

BHC has added three new members to its Board of Directors.  “Our Board continues to grow strategically to harness the experience of community volunteers,” said T.K. Somanath, president and CEO of BHC. “They all have a shared interest in our mission of transforming communities and changing lives, and we are grateful for their time and talents.”

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Posted 1.27.2012 @ 2:25 pm

Press Release: Claiborne Square dedicated Jan. 29

Largest Development from Petersburg Revitalization Plan Dedicated Jan. 29 Claiborne Square Offers High-Quality, Affordable Housing for Seniors in Halifax General Public Invited for Ceremony, Tours and Reception Petersburg, Va. (Jan. 26, 2012)—City and state officials and development partners  dedicated Claiborne Square, the largest development project so far under the Strategic Investment Plan for Petersburg, on

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