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Under Construction: Affordable Homes for Seniors in West Greenville

“I’m 63 years old and I didn’t think I’d have a place this nice again. I thought I’d have to live in some senior place, so this is real break for me and it has been a blessing.” – HOH Tenant, Donna Neeley Stories like this from our renter, Miss Neeley, make us proud to provide housing that is both quality-made and can be consider...

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What's New? Maximizing Job Training for Men Overcoming Addictions

There are a lot of changes happening at Homes of Hope and today’s blog is about one we are particularly excited about. Since our beginning, we have welcomed 272 men into a yearlong residential job training and mentoring internship as they seek the opportunity to move past addiction and into sustainable life change. In the process they have been discipled by our Men&r...

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Resurgent Ribbon Cutting: 2 New Affordable Homes in West Greenville

After 9 weeks of an exciting, first-time build with Resurgent Capital Services, we are proud to display the completed homes located in West Greenville. Check out some photos from our recent Ribbon Cutting Celebration. Also meet our new tenant Obbra and her daughters! Resurgent Capital Services went above and beyond by donating a washer & dryer, school supplies, and a ...

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A Band of Brothers

“How good and pleasant it iswhen brothers live together in unity!” Psalm 133:1 Once a year the men in our job training and mentoring program retreat from the day to day at Homes of Hope to spend some strategic, focused time enjoying God and one another at the annual “Wild at Heart Retreat.” Based on the book of the same title by John Eldredge, whi...

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My Focus is Tuned In: Words of Transformation

During our 13 years, Homes of Hope has had the unique opportunity to welcome 272 men overcoming drug and alcohol addictions into our one-year Men’s Development Program. These men have been taught life, leadership, and construction-related job skills, as well as Bible-based instruction. Our goal is to see each man leave fully equipped to walk in freedom from addiction...

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Demolition Week with Youth from Chicago’s Mercy Home

This double-wide had to go! Thankfully we had 11 strong & energetic volunteers from Chicago’s Mercy Home to help us out! Before: We were unable to use this old double-wide and needed to dispose of it A few times a year we have the unique privilege to host groups from various Universities and organizations who desire to spend a week volunteering with us. Last we...

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What Can Happen in 6 Weeks: 2 New, Affordable Homes

Six weeks ago Homes of Hope embarked on a journey with Resurgent Capital Services to build two homes in the West Greenville neighborhood on Gower Street. Throughout the course of that time over 200 employees of Resurgent had a hand in every aspect of construction. Friday, August 4th, we celebrated the last day of construction! Our entire staff, men’s program, & o...

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Welcome to Anderson: We Cut the Ribbon on 5 New Affordable Homes

Today we celebrated a Homes of Hope first- our first venture into Anderson County with the development of five brand-new, safe, and energy-efficient affordable homes. We are honored to be able to partner with the City of Anderson in these developments and have pledged to build 100 homes in the next 10 years for the many families who are in need of affordable housing. Welc...

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Girl Power! Resurgent Ladies out to Paint!

Our first ever volunteer build with Resurgent Capital Services has been a lot of things! It has been an innovative partnership full of of fun, new friendships, and hard work! However, the most inspirational part of this 6-week experience has been the willingness of Resurgent employees to get involved. Over 100 different employees have had a part in the construction of thes...

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Not Just in Greenville! Homes of Hope Expands Affordable Housing to Anderson, SC

Wow! What an honor it is to be invited by surrounding cities to build affordable housing in those communities. Housing that is safe, energy-efficient, and affordable is desperately needed and we are proud to be able to provide 5 new rental units for families at 50% of the Area Median Income in Anderson, SC. Take a look! These 2 bedroom, 1 bath homes will rent for $395/m...

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