Affordable Housing Meant a Chance to Go Back to School

by Aleisha Wilhite, Community Case Manager Desperate to provide a better future for her daughter, Ms. Elliott moved to the United States several years ago. Trained in nursing in her home country, she struggled to find regular employment because she needed to attain...

Support the Housing Trust Fund

by Lesley Hatch, COO/Vice President and Candice Bennett, Director of Development It’s been a difficult week down in Richmond, as you probably have seen in the news. Not receiving much attention has been the recommendations released by the Virginia House...
Inner Givers

Inner Givers

by David Levine, President/CEO From time to time in this space, I’ve shared with you a blog by Bea Boccalandro.  Having taken a course taught by her, I know Bea Boccalandro takes a look at charity and fundraising in very new and different ways. In her...
Addressing the Affordable Housing Crisis

Addressing the Affordable Housing Crisis

by David Levine, President/CEO This week, the Opportunity Starts at Home Campaign issued this press release calling for a stronger federal response to the affordable housing crisis.  The strength of the Campaign is its multi-sector approach to the crisis.   Drawing on...
Zoning’s Impact on Segregation

Zoning’s Impact on Segregation

by David Levine, President/CEO A recent Slate magazine article highlights how restrictive zoning policies limit the construction of a greater number of affordable housing units. Given our current affordable housing crisis, the spotlight is now shining on these...