VSH and BHC Halt Merger Plans

On September 7, the boards of directors of Virginia Supportive Housing (VSH) and Better Housing Coalition (BHC) voted separately to dissolve a merger agreement they initiated in December 2021. During the restructuring process, it became clear that the creation of a new entity could put at risk some federal funding streams on which both legacy organizations have long relied. (Read more)

Ending Homelessness for Good.

Though homelessness is complex, the solution is actually quite simple: House the homeless.

The tricky part, however, is helping formerly homeless individuals stay housed.

Enter Virginia Supportive Housing and our proven solution to homelessness. By combining affordable housing with personalized case management services, we help thousands of individuals reclaim their lives while saving communities millions of dollars each year.

In addition to fostering long-term stability for our clients, we help communities save the expense of temporary shelters, feeding programs, emergency rooms and medical services, jails and other public resources.

Each year, VSH serves more than 1,500 individuals, including 400 veterans. Thanks to our evidence-based approach, more than 95 percent of those we serve with permanent supportive housing do not return to homelessness.

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