VSH and BHC Halt Merger Plans

Posted on September 7, 2022

On September 7, the boards of directors Virginia Supportive Housing (VSH) and Better Housing Coalition (BHC) voted separately to dissolve a merger agreement they initiated in December 2021.

Request for Proposals: Case Management Software

Posted on August 25, 2022

Virginia Supportive Housing (VSH) is sharing a request for proposals for a case management software system. VSH seeking competitive bids for a comprehensive and robust case management software system for use in our homeless, low-income, and special-needs housing and supportive services programs.

VSH is a nonprofit organization serving individuals experiencing homelessness in Virginia. Using the Housing First approach, VSH provides residents with permanent affordable housing and wraparound supportive services. This approach works: year over year, 98% of VSH’s residents and program participants remain stably housed. Learn more about VSH’s Supportive Services here.

As this will be a critical component of our organization’s ability to effectively serve our participants, meet our contractual obligations, and maintain compliance with local, state, and Federal laws and regulations, VSH is not obligated to select the proposal based solely on proposed cost. Each proposal will be evaluated based on how the software will meet all of our current and future system needs and its cost-effectiveness in doing so.

VSH and the evaluation team for this RFP reserve the right to request additional information and/or product demonstrations based on the information submitted. However, submissions with minimal and/or incomplete information (i.e. ‘please contact our sales team’, ‘please visit our website’) will not be considered.

Applications from entities barred from doing business with the Federal Government and/or excluded from receiving Federal funds will not be considered.

This RPF is for discussion purposes only and does not create an obligation on behalf of Virginia Supportive Housing.

This request for proposals will be open until September 14, 2022. 

Please direct questions and clarifications to Sharonita Cousin ([email protected]) by September 5, 2022.

The full Case Management Software Request for Proposals is linked below.

Vacant assisted living facility to become affordable housing in Henrico

Posted on June 6, 2022

Construction started this week on a $23 million project, Cool Lane Commons, that will create 86 units of affordable housing in eastern Henrico County, Virginia Supportive Housing announced.

Henrico assisted living facility to become affordable housing, ‘Cool Lane Commons’

Posted on June 3, 2022

A vacant building in the East End that was once the site of an assisted living facility and nursing home will soon be mixed-income housing.

Formerly Seven Hills Healthcare Center, the 90 thousand square-foot building on the 1900 block of Cool Lane is set to become Cool Lane Commons, an 86-unit affordable housing complex with on-site supportive services.

Virginia Supportive Housing, who is overseeing the project, calls Cool Lane Commons their “most innovative permanent supportive housing community to date.”

Abandoned nursing home to become affordable housing community

Posted on June 3, 2022

The once Seven Hills Health Care Center in Richmond’s and Henrico’s East End will soon become an affordable housing community.

$23 million in funding will transform the abandoned building into Cool Lane Commons affordable housing community. It’s Virginia Supportive Housing’s first affordable housing project in Henrico County.

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