Archives for June 2011

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Resurging Forward! Affordable Housing by Volunteers.

On June 9th Homes of Hope launched an innovative partnership with Resurgent Capital Services which will result in the construction of two single family homes on Gower Street in West Greenville. Each Thursday, Friday, & Saturday, Resurgent employees have graciously donated their time and efforts while working alongside the planning and leadership of Quinn Satterfield Bu...

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Does Greenville Need a Homeless Court?

If you’ve spent any amount of time in Greenville’s downtown, then it should be no surprise to you that our community has a large homeless population. Often times many of us are enjoying the parks, restaurants, and other sights of the downtown that draw visitors from across the country, while a few streets away hundreds in the homeless community are eating a fre...

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Tune in to hear Homes of Hope on Sports Radio!

ESPN fans: You can now hear Homes of Hope on ESPN 1440 in Greenville. Our very own Ted Cochran can be heard voicing new Public Service Announcements about our Men’s Development program! Because ESPN listeners are primarily male, the opportunity to gain support for our interns who are men overcoming drug and alcohol issues seemed like a perfect fit. What do you think...

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From Squalor to Safety: Affordable Housing Rehab Repairs

Perhaps a lesser-known element of our dedication to safe and affordable housing is our Owner  Occupied Repair (OOR) program. Grants enable us to provide up to $20,000 in emergency repairs to extremely low-income homeowners. These repairs come at no cost to the family as long as they, or their immediate family, remain owners of the home for twenty years. For familie...

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They Pedaled, they Perspired, they Painted!

Greenville had one of its hottest days of the season this last Tuesday but that didn’t phase our 33 volunteers from the cross-country cycling trip, Bike & Build. With enthusiasm & energy, they joined us for a 12-house painting project in West Greenville. It mattered little that they had previously rode their bikes from Newberry, 70 miles away, the day before....

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