In 2020, BHCyp chose to explore their role as housing champions and incorporate more advocacy into their work. In their first effort, BHCyp member, Sarah Brooks, penned a thoughtful Op-Ed published by the Richmond Times Dispatch this month. In it, Brooks urges voters to examine candidates housing policies to ensure Richmond’s housing market doesn’t become
Richmond’s East End is on the rise. Since BHC began its work in the neighborhood 20 years ago, much has changed. While we’re ecstatic about widespread reinvestment in the area, Church Hill’s new-found popularity comes and unintended consequence: apartment rents and home prices have risen out of reach for many of our neighbors. During this
If you’re a fan of festive craft beer, delightful desserts turned into architectural masterpieces and a jolly good time for the whole family, ‘yule’ love this event! The second annual Hardywood Gingerbread House Challenge dares local businesses, nonprofits and student groups to form teams and display their holiday spirit and creativity by constructing a gingerbread
If you’re a fan of festive craft beer, delightful desserts turned into architectural masterpieces and a jolly good time, ‘yule’ love this event! The inaugural Hardywood Gingerbread House Challenge dares local businesses, nonprofits, student groups, artists, neighbors and mall Santas to form teams and literally display their holiday spirit and creativity by constructing a gingerbread
Join Better Housing Coalition’s Young Professionals on a FREE walking tour of Church Hill, and see first-hand how BHC has and is making and impact in the historic neighborhood by transforming blighted properties and creating opportunities for residents to succeed. The 45-minute walking tour will be followed by a networking happy hour on the roof-top!
You’re invited to Julep’s in downtown RVA on Thursday, July 20, from 4:30 – 7PM where 10 percent of bar sales will benefit BHC’s mission: changing lives and transforming communities through high-quality, affordable housing. Hosted by BHCyp (BHC’s young professionals board). We hope to see you there!