Below is a chronological account of the Housing Authority of the City of Greenville, SC history. Please click on highlighted, underlined and or bold items to retrieve a copy of news articles and other materials to read more about the respective historical event.
September 26, 1996: Announcement of a Public Hearing for the proposed demolition of 31 apartment units, renovation of remaining units, and implementation of new management plan for Mountain View Homes.
October 3, 1996:Public Hearing held to discuss with residents the redevelopment plans for Mountain View Homes.
August 21, 1997: Mountain View Homes Under Renovation: 32 of the 88 units at Mountain View to be torn down
November 16, 1997: Piedmont Healthcare Foundation awarded a $16,647 grant to Greenville Technical College and Greenville Hospital System to bring primary care to 480 low-income children across Greenville County. The mobile medical units (vans) travled to six sites including Jesse Jackson Townhomes, Woodland-Pearce Homes, Westview Homes and Mountain View Homes.
April 8, 1999: Mary Blackstone-Ross, named Executive Director
July 14, 1999:Armed with Federal Grant Residents take back neighborhood.
July 21, 1999: Mountain View Homes successfully rehabilitated and renamed Brookhaven Apartments.