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
Lincoln Mews Neighbors Unite to Endure Heat Wave
The following blog post was made by Natalie McDonald, Program Director, Northside: As a social worker at our Lincoln Mews apartment community in North Richmond, I was elated to see residents band together when faced with the adversities of recent summer storms. The Lincoln Mews Resident Council sprang into action when storms caused power outages
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.