In honor Community Development Week, the City of Columbia and Homes of Hope, a Greenville-based non-profit focused on affordable housing in South Carolina, will be hosting a ribbon cutting ceremony for Edisto Place, a new affordable housing development by Homes of Hope. City officials will speak at the ribbon cutting ceremony, as well as Don Oglesby, CEO / President of Homes of Hope.

  • WHERE: 1821 Wiley St., Columbia, SC 29205
  • WHEN: Monday, April 11, 2022
  • TIME: 11am—1pm

Community Development Week runs from Monday, April 11 through Friday, April 15, 2022

For questions regarding the ribbon cutting ceremony, please contact Brooke Wedding, Community Relations Manager for Homes of Hope, at, or 419-822- 1500. For questions regarding Community Development Week, please contact Charmaine Clark, Department of Community Development Community Liaison, at, or 803-545-3403.

About Homes of Hope

Founded in 1998, Homes of Hope opens doors for economic mobility through housing, economic and workforce development. The organization’s affordable housing program extends beyond developing affordable rental options for low-to-moderate income individuals by connecting housing clients to economic mobility opportunities with a focus on budgeting, banking and building assets. Its Men’s Workforce Development Program is a voluntary, oneyear residential program where men overcoming addictions can pursue revolutionary change through biblical-based discipleship, life skills and construction-related job training. Since it began, Homes of Hope has developed over 670 homes, graduated more than 320 men and invested over $85 million in community and economic development.