Virginia Governor’s Housing Conference 2021 – Roundup!

From November 10-12, 2021, Piedmont Housing Alliance was well-represented at the VA Governor’s Housing Conference.

Hotel to Shelter: Permanent Supportive Housing Conversion

Mandy Burbage, Real Estate Development Manager, virtually joined our partners at the Thomas Jefferson Area Coalition for the Homeless, Virginia Supportive Housing, and PACEM for a panel on the ongoing work at Premier Circle.

Strategic Partnerships and Collaborations for Accelerating Affordable Homeownership

Susan Stimart, Director of the Piedmont Community Land Trust, and Dave Norris, Program Manager of the Financial Opportunity Center, presented on a panel outlining the strength of the Land Trust model for creating deep, lasting, affordable housing.

“These are working folks in the community who are trying to figure out the pathway to homeownership.”

susan stimart, on the families served by the land trust

Friendship Court Youth Receives Outstanding Youth Award

Congratulations to Ty’Quan Mayo, youth member of the Friendship Court Advisory Committee, for receiving the 2021 Governor’s Housing Conference Outstanding Youth Award. The award comes with a $5,000 contribution toward education, and is a well-earned testament to the dedication Ty’Quan has shown in his work toward the redevelopment of Friendship Court.