Posted 12.13.2011 @ 9:59 pm

Oak Summit featured in EcoHome article

Oak Summit at Goose Creek, BHC’s new community of 40 single-family homes in Blackwell, is among five homes and neighborhoods across the country featured in EcoHome Magazine’s recent online article Affordable Housing Goes Green.   According to the article, Oak Summit demostrates that “high-performance living doesn’t have to come with a high price tag.”  BHC’s homes are EarthCraft

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Posted 12.6.2011 @ 3:18 pm

Lincoln Mews honored at ULI Richmond’s 2011 Vision Awards

On November 30, BHC’s Lincoln Mews received two separate awards at ULI’s 2011 Vision Awards – winning in the categories of Sustainable Development and Best Overall Development. BHC thanks ULI Richmond for these wonderful recognitions! Lincoln Mews is BHC’s first revitalization initiative in North Richmond and the complete transformation of the former Lincoln Manor apartments.

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Posted 11.30.2011 @ 7:32 pm

Enjoy a holiday ballet classic AND support BHC!

The Concert Ballet of Virginia presents The Nutcracker to benefit Better Housing Coalition – $2 of each Orchestra level ticket ($12) goes to BHC!  Just mention BHC at the time of purchase, or use code CBV36 online.  See the flyer below for dates and times.  Tickets can be purchased online at  Bring your family

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Posted 11.28.2011 @ 4:35 pm

Claiborne Square named Best Housing Development at Governor’s Housing Conference

Better Housing Coalition was honored to receive the Virginia Housing Award for Best Housing Development at the Governor’s Housing Conference on Thursday, November 17, 2011.  The award was for the development of Claiborne Square in parternership with Restoration of Petersburg CDC.  While this is BHC’s seventh affordable senior community, it is our first revitalization initiative in Petersburg.  

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Posted 11.9.2011 @ 6:06 pm

Congratulations 2011 Golden Hammer Recipients

UPDATE: Click here to download the 2012 Golden Hammer Awards nomination form! BHC was pleased to honor some of Richmond’s most exciting preservation and revitalization projects at the 2011 Golden Hammer Awards on Thursday, November 3.  With approximately 200 people in attendance at the historic Hippodrome Theater, David Herring, VP of BHC’s Center for Neighborhood Revitalization, announced the

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Posted 10.25.2011 @ 7:32 pm

Calling All Volunteers with Green Thumbs!

BHC is excited to be a part of HandsOn Day 2011, hosted by HandsOn Greater Richmond, and we invite you to participate in this city-wide day of community volunteerism!   If you’re looking to get your hands dirty this Saturday morning, then we need your help at Carter Woods, an affordable senior community located in Eastern Henrico

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Posted 10.4.2011 @ 5:46 pm

Support BHC during GiveRichmond’s Amazing Raise!

BHC is pleased to participate in GiveRichmond’s Amazing Raise – a 36-hour online giving challenge from 6 a.m. on October 5 to 6 p.m. on October 6.  GiveRichmond, launched last year by The Community Foundation Serving Richmond and Central Virginia, provides an easy and accessibleway for individuals to learn about and donate to their favorite local nonprofits.  The goal of

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Posted 10.3.2011 @ 2:50 pm

Whatever Happened to Shed Town?

Are you a resident of Church Hill or simply interested in learning more about Richmond history?  If so, this tour is for you! Join Bill Martin (Director, Valentine Richmond History Center) and Kimberly Chen (Architectural Historian, Johannas Design Group) on a walking tour tracing the history of the area now known as Church Hill North. Click here

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Posted 9.26.2011 @ 7:14 pm

Video: Benefits of a Virginia Housing Trust Fund

In a recent interview with the Richmond Times-Dispatch, BHC Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Bob Newman discussed how the creation of a Virginia Housing Trust Fund would benefit the state economy.  Watch the video below to learn more. How can you help?  Contact your State Delegate and Senator to let them know that you

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Posted 7.27.2011 @ 3:59 pm

Celebrate National Night Out with BHC

BHC invites you to join us for National Night Out at Winchester Greens and Market Square Apartments (2800 Bensley Commons Blvd., Richmond, VA 23237) on Tuesday, August 2, from 5:00 – 8:00 pm.  The event is free and open to the public – we will have food, drinks, prizes, and personal tours of the communities.  Come out for a

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