Lauding the good works helping countless Richmonders prepare for and achieve home ownership
Southside Community Development and Housing Corporation
February 3, 2023
Southside Community Development and Housing Corporation is a metro area community development corporation focused on cultivating housing and financial self-sufficiency for primarily Black, Hispanic and Latino and women-led households. It is Central Virginia’s oldest, historically Black-led community development corporation. Their mission is to build viable, thriving and sustainable communities through affordable housing and wrap-around support services.
Southside Community Development and Housing Corporation has built homes in over a dozen neighborhoods and developments throughout the Richmond area, totaling over 750 units of affordable housing with 450 as single-family affordable homes. In 2022, the organization served nearly 800 clients through their housing counseling and educational services, including foreclosure prevention, rent relief and workforce development tools.
- First Lady Suzanne S. Youngkin Announces May 2022 Spirit of Virginia Award Recipient - First Lady Press Release
- SCDHC receives first Spirit of Virginia award of 2023 - Richmond Times-Dispatch
- First Lady Suzanne S. Youngkin names first Spirit of Virginia Award for 2023 - Royal Examiner
- Spirit of Virginia award honors corporation focused on affordable housing, support - Augusta Free Press
Official Governor Youngkin Photos by Shealah Craighead
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