The GSH Blog

On the Right Track

On the Right Track

by Aleisha Wilhite, Community Case Manager Janelle has been a part of the Good Shepherd Housing ABC program since August of 2016. Janelle and her daughter sought out housing assistance after she could not afford the rent at her previous home. She had been living in...

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Cost Burdens Increasing for Renters

Cost Burdens Increasing for Renters

by David Levine, President/CEO Just last week, the Joint Center for Housing Studies at Harvard released its 2017 report on the nation's housing.  Year after year, this vital report provides the most extensive and complete survey of the US housing markets.  It reports...

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Virginia Grapes and Hops Was a Success!

Virginia Grapes and Hops Was a Success!

Thank you to all of our guests and sponsors this afternoon. Thank you to Cedar Knoll for hosting us, and Port City Brewing Company and Siema Wines for pouring their wares. With the community's support, we raised $10,000 to support our mission of affordable housing in...

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Report from Dr. Fuller on the Region’s Economic Health

Report from Dr. Fuller on the Region’s Economic Health

by David Levine, President/CEO Dr. Steven Fuller of the Fuller Institute at George Mason University is probably the leading prognosticator/forecaster/crystal-ball interpreter for the Washington DC region.  His eponymous institute issued a report this week that, if...

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SNAP Judgments: Benefits That Feed the Economy

SNAP Judgments: Benefits That Feed the Economy

Welfare programs are often criticized as expensive and unnecessary, a drain on the national budget and potentially the economy. Adults who meet certain low-income criteria receive benefits such as money for food, today known as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance...

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