Hanover and King William Habitat for Humanity kicked off work on a new 5-home affordable housing development in Ashland. Having just finished site work and in preparation for new construction to begin, We held a Community Kickoff on Saturday, November 11th, from 11am -1pm at the corner of S. Taylor Street and Arlington Street.
STAR Kickoff included the following people:
Renee Robinson, Habitat Executive Director
Shera Glasco, Habitat Board Member
Perry Hickman, USDA Rural Development, State Director
Sue Dibble, Hanover County Board of Supervisors
John Hodges, Town of Ashland, Vice Mayor
Pam Sopall, newly elected Ashland Town Council
Staff from Virginia Housing
Habitat also celebrated their 80th Home Groundbreaking with Christopher Jackson, the future home buyer of the first home in STAR.
Check out this great article on our event at https://richmond.com/news/community/mechanicsville-local/rising-star-habitat-kicks-off-of-new-five-home-development/article_cd1fb2e6-830b-11ee-aad5-ab5bc8db90bb.html. We were blessed to have so many people in attendance. We cannot wait for construction on the homes to begin!
We are grateful for the support towards this project from these community partners:
Department of Housing and Community Development’s Affordable and Special Needs Housing program.
PDC Housing Program through Virginia Housing, PlanRVA and Partnership for Housing Affordability.
First Citizens Bank
Thank you to our site work partner, Gibraltar Contracting.