The Greenville Housing Fund team is feeling really great today. Last night, Greenville City Council voted to commit $2.5 million annually for affordable housing to our organization. We will then use the $2.5 million commitment to leverage more than $33 million through a bond program.
Read more in this WYFF piece.
The Greenville Housing Fund targets household incomes are between 30 to 80% of the area’s median income. Part of the focus will be on single-family home ownership in existing neighborhoods.
Bryan Brown, the president and CEO of the Greenville Housing Fund, said there are 336 units in the city of Greenville that need funding to be constructed.
“We need to create housing opportunities — both rental and ownership — for teachers, firefighters, police, hospitality workers — the people that live and work in our community — and that’s what this is all about.”