The GSH Blog

Team Work is Dream Work!

Team Work is Dream Work!

by Lesley Hatch, Vice President/COO GSH leases, as well as owns, housing units.  Unlike our owned units, leased units can be rented to families at any income level. Many of these families make enough to afford market rent, but they have poor credit or a past eviction...

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Thanks for Helping GSH Score on Bingo!

Thanks for Helping GSH Score on Bingo!

Thank you to all of our guests and sponsors who joined us on September 30th for our first ever Family Bingo night. Thank you to the Mount Vernon Knights of Columbus for hosting us, and La Prima Catering for providing a great pasta dinner. With the community’s support,...

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Great Weather Made for a Great Golf Outing

Great Weather Made for a Great Golf Outing

We want to thank all of our participants and sponsors for another fabulous golf outing. This year it was held at the Old Hickory Golf Club in Woodbridge, Virginia. The weather was perfect! A big thank you to La Prima Catering for sponsoring our boxed lunches. Thanks...

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Role of Faith-Based Communities in Ending Homelessness

Role of Faith-Based Communities in Ending Homelessness

by David Levine, President/CEO It is often overlooked, but the faith-based communities in the Greater Mount Vernon area play a key role in supporting the homeless population. For instance, starting in November, Rising Hope United Methodist Church will again house the...

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Natural Disasters: The Threat to Lower-Income Families

Natural Disasters: The Threat to Lower-Income Families

A triple shot of late summer hurricanes sent the southern U.S. and the Caribbean territories reeling, from floods to heat to areas decimated by wind. The cities and islands read like a roll-call of Federal Emergency Management Agency stopovers: Puerto Rico, Houston,...

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