GHF and GCRA Launch Affordable Housing Strategic Plan

On October 15th, 2020, Greenville Housing Fund and Greenville County Redevelopment Authority presented their Affordable Housing Strategic Plan, developed by Thomas P. Miller and Associates, in a dual workshop with members of City and County Council.  The plan details the shortage of affordable housing units in the Greenville area and outlines strategies to help address […]

Unity Park Affordable Housing Construction Updates

The Greenville Housing Fund is in the planning stages for almost 400 affordable housing units in the area surrounding Unity Park, which was recently covered in an article in the Greenville Journal.  A recent feasibility study has helped us to more precisely identify the trajectory of affordable housing development in Southernside.  From this feasibility study, […]

Groundbreaking on New Senior Affordable Housing Development

Greenville Housing Fund is excited to support the development of Renaissance Place Senior Apartments, an affordable housing development for seniors.  In August, NHE Inc., Creative Builders and SCG Development Partners broke ground on the development.  Renaissance Place is located on Pleasantburg Drive and will provide 57 affordable housing units to seniors, an important addition to […]

A Call to Action: Commit to Justice

Greenville Housing Fund is devastated by the police violence and racism that is plaguing our country. It is the continuation of a long history of targeting and killing people of color. In light of the recent taking of black lives — the murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Tony McDade, and Ahmaud Arbery– as well […]

Greenville Housing Fund in Search of Development Partner for Unity Park Parcels

The Greenville Housing Fund (GHF), in partnership with the City of Greenville and the Southernside Neighborhood In Action Association, is seeking a development partner as part of its role to create affordable and equitable housing in the Unity Park area in Greenville, South Carolina. The planned developments are for multi-family mixed market rate, affordable and […]

Community partners collaborate on new Emergency Housing Assistance Fund

Greenville Housing Fund, along with United Way, GCRA, the City of Greenville, and SHARE, has launched an emergency housing assistance fund to assist those affected by COVID-19. The fund will provide access to emergency shelter for those in need, as well as rent and mortgage assistance for those economically impacted by the effects of COVID-19, […]

Coalition Letter Supporting the Extension of the SC Eviction Moratorium

This letter of support was sent to the honorable Chief Justice Beatty requesting the extension of the March 18th eviction moratorium order. This letter demonstrates support from Greenville non-profits, government agencies, and bi-partisan support for the extension of the SC eviction moratorium

Opinion Letter Challenging Potential Federal Legislation

This opinion letter was written to the Greenville News, urging local officials to challenge changes to federal legislation that would undermine progress made in affordable housing development over the past forty years.  Specifically, Greenville Housing Fund’s Bryan Brown, alongside Monroe Free of Habitat for Humanity of Greenville County and Kate Pratt of SCACED, wrote to […]

Affordable Housing Strategy Working Group Summary Recommendations for a Housing Trust Fund

This report summarized the recommendations from the 2016 study on affordable housing in Greenville. It outlines the factors evaluated in the study and details the recommendations to the City of Greenville on the importance of establishing a fund to handle and disburse the money set aside to tackle this issue. READ THE FULL SUMMARY

Balancing Prosperity and Housing Affordability in Greenville

This report compiles the finding and recommendations made from the Affordable Housing Steering Committee. The 25 member Committee was commissioned by the City of Greenville in 2016 to research the impact of affordable housing on the Greenville community. This report covers the following findings: Where the Greenville housing market is today Past and present pressures [...]