A Stepping Stone to Something Better

A Stepping Stone to Something Better

by David Levine, President/CEO The mother of two  Carla White moved into our housing program in July of 2012.  Because of her son’s chronic illness, the family lived “on the edge” and risked becoming homeless — once again. While living in GSH...
Housing affordability and kids: A direct link

Housing affordability and kids: A direct link

During this season of giving, many charities focus on helping children. Contributions to affordable housing programs are some of the biggest impacts donor can make to improve a child’s life, a lesson that’s worth remembering all year. Our experiences at Good Shepherd...
2017 National Rent Study

2017 National Rent Study

by David Levine, President/CEO Harvard’s Joint Center for Housing Studies Harvard released its 2017 America’s Rental Housing report.  (Its annual rental housing is a vital barometer of the state of the rental market).  For this year, the report points to...
Good Shepherd Housing Continues To Grow

Good Shepherd Housing Continues To Grow

by Lesley Hatch, COO/Vice President Good Shepherd Housing has bought its first maintenance van which was made possible by donations from GSH Board Member Mike Bennett and Ourisman Automotive of Virginia.   Since GSH first started purchasing housing units, we have...
Tax Reform and Affordable Housing

Tax Reform and Affordable Housing

The news from Capitol Hill about the federal tax overhaul bills has focused, at least in the mainstream press, on the impact on the middle-class and corporations. But one area of the bills that hasn’t received much attention matters greatly to the future of affordable...
GSH’s Housing is Forever Casino Night

GSH’s Housing is Forever Casino Night

A huge thank you to all of our guests and sponsors who joined us on November 3rd, for GSH’s first ever ‘Housing is Forever’ Casino Night, and thanks to the Westin Alexandria for hosting us! The fun-filled evening featured gaming tables, delicious food and drinks,...