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Virginia Supportive Housing and VHDA Win National Housing Award

November 14, 2013

Richmond, Va. ‐‐ Nov. 14, 2013 – Virginia Supportive Housing (VSH), the statewide non‐profit organization that serves homeless adults by providing permanent, supportive housing, recently received a national housing award recognizing outstanding achievement from the National Council of State Housing Agencies in partnership with the Virginia Housing Development Authority (VHDA), the state’s housing finance agency.

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Notable Gifts: Wells Fargo donates $95,000 to ‘housing first’ initiative

November 14, 2013

Wells Fargo & Co. has donated $95,000 to Virginia Supportive Housing to renovate the Studios II development in South Richmond as part of $6 million in grants nationally for neighborhood stabilization projects.

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Inside Business: Company News for Nov. 11

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Virginia Supportive Housing Celebrates 25 Years of Proven Solutions to Homelessness

November 11, 2013

VSH now the state’s largest provider of supportive housing

Richmond, VA – November 11, 2013 – Virginia Supportive Housing (VSH) is proud to celebrate 25 years of ending homelessness. What began as SRO Housing Richmond has evolved to become the largest provider of supportive housing across the state.

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Solutions to homelessness require regional efforts

November 3, 2013

On any given day in the Richmond Region, there are between 700 and 1,000 people who are homeless, according to the January and July 2013 Point In Time (PIT) Counts of individuals experiencing homelessness.

Of that number, about 80 percent are single adults without children and about 10 percent are literally living on the streets, in camps, under bridges, in vehicles and on park benches. These “unsheltered” individuals are the most vulnerable, the ones most likely to die if they remain on the streets.

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