The Greenville Housing Authority

Awards and Accolades

We take pride in delivering Affordable Housing with a Purpose. TGHA’s mission in Building Communities of Opportunity expands beyond brick and mortar, and into the lives of families we serve through connecting them with life changing economic and educational empowerment opportunities.

 

We are pleased to highlight below the awards, grants, and notable community engagement accolades bestowed upon us and our residents, cementing a national reputation in the creation of healthy and affordable sustainable housing and services.

 

Beyond Bricks & Mortar

  • 2018 | City of Greenville - Arts in Public Places Commission: Communities of Opportunity Mural Program - $9,000
  • 2018 | United Way of Greenville County: Be a Bunny Book Bags - 80
  • 2018 | Greenville Center for Creative Arts: 4 Children Scholarships for "Watercolor" and "Color & Clay" classes  
  • 2017 | U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs: Secretary’s Award for Outstanding Achievement in Service to Homeless Veterans 
  • 2017 | U.S. Dept. of Housing & Urban Development: Resident Opportunity & Self-Sufficiency Family Service Coordinators Grant - $246,000
  • 2017 | U.S. Dept. of Housing & Urban Development: Family Self-Sufficiency Grant - $106,024
  • 2017 | CAHEC's Rex Williams Wellness Grant - $8,500: Outfit the Wellness Center at the Heritage at Sliding Rock senior development 
  • 2017 | NAHRO Roll of Achievers: Crystal Corbin
  • 2017 | NAHRO National Award of Merit in Housing & Community Development: 2016 Youth Summit Spelling Bee
  • 2017 | NAHRO National Award of Merit in Housing & Community Development: Children’s Reading Center
  • 2017 | CCHRCO’s $1000 Academic Scholarship: Shanautika Simmons / attend Lander University
  • 2017 | Commissioner Felsie Harris Scholarship Award / Nelrod Education Fund:

                Ciorra Marbury – State University of New York at Cobleskill, majoring in Animal Science

                Shauntika Simmons – Lander University, majoring in Nursing

                Destiny Hatcher – Greenville Technical College

  • 2017 | U.S. Dept. of Housing & Urban Development: Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing Vouchers - 4
  • 2016 | U.S. Dept. of Housing & Urban Development: Family Self-Sufficiency Grant - $101,393
  • 2016 | Women in Ford Credit: Donated books & purchased furniture to create a library for pre-school and middle school children, located at Harbor at West Greenville
  • 2016 | U.S. Dept. of Housing & Urban Development: Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing Vouchers - 12
  • 2015 | U.S. Dept. of Housing & Urban Development: Family Self-Sufficiency Grant - $101,393
  • 2015 | NAHRO Roll of Achievers: Donnis Logino
  • 2015 | CCHRCO’s $1000 Academic Scholarship: Cedric Shell / attend Greenville Technical College
  • 2015 | CCHRCO’s $1000 Academic Scholarship: Chase Dirton-Sullivan / attend Winthrop University 
  • 2014 | U.S. Dept. of Housing & Urban Development: Resident Opportunity & Self-Sufficiency Family Service Coordinators Grant - $246,000
  • 2014 | U.S. Dept. of Housing & Urban Development: Family Self-Sufficiency Grant - $100,547
  • 2014 | U.S. Dept. of Housing & Urban Development: Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing Vouchers - 38
  • 2013 | U.S. Dept. of Housing & Urban Development: Public Housing Family Self-Sufficiency Grant - $47,206
  • 2012 | U.S. Dept. of Housing & Urban Development: Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing Vouchers - 25
  • 2012 | U.S. Dept. of Housing & Urban Development: Housing Choice Voucher Program - Family Self-Sufficiency Grant - $54,187
  • 2012 | U.S. Dept. of Housing & Urban Development: Public Housing Family Self-Sufficiency Grant - $47,206
  • 2011 | U.S. Dept. of Housing & Urban Development: Housing Choice Voucher ProgramFamily Self-Sufficiency Grant - $54,187
  • 2011 | U.S. Dept. of Housing & Urban Development: Resident Opportunity & Self-Sufficiency Family Service Coordinators Grant - $240,000
  • 2011 | U.S. Dept. of Housing & Urban Development: Public Housing Family Self-Sufficiency Grant - $47,206
  • 2010 | U.S. Dept. of Housing & Urban Development: Public Housing Family Self-Sufficiency Grant - $47,206
  • 2010 | U.S. Dept. of Housing & Urban Development: Housing Choice Voucher Program - Family Self-Sufficiency Grant - $54,187
  • 2010 | CCHRCO’s $1000 Academic Scholarship: Dimera Durham
  • 2010 | U.S. Dept. of Housing & Urban Development: Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing Vouchers - 25
  • 2009 | U.S. Dept. of Housing & Urban Development: Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing Vouchers - 35
  • 2009 | U.S. Dept. of Housing & Urban Development: Public Housing Family Self-Sufficiency Grant - $34,962
  • 2008 | U.S. Dept. of Housing & Urban Development: Public Housing Family Self-Sufficiency Grant - $41,683
  • 2008 | U.S. Dept. of Housing & Urban Development: Resident Opportunity & Self-Sufficiency Family Service Coordinators Grant - $216,871
  • 2007 | U.S. Dept. of Housing & Urban Development: Resident Opportunity & Self-Sufficiency Family and Homeownership Program - $250,000
  • 2007 | U.S. Dept. of Housing & Urban Development: Public Housing Family Self-Sufficiency Grant - $35,136
  • 2006 | U.S. Dept. of Housing & Urban Development: Public Housing Family Self-Sufficiency Grant - $32,057
  • 2006 | CCHRCO’s $1000 Academic Scholarship: Sharon Wilson / attend Greenville Technical College
  • 2005 | U.S. Dept. of Housing & Urban Development: Resident Opportunity & Self-Sufficiency Family Service Coordinators Grant - $350,000
  • 2005 | U.S. Dept. of Housing & Urban Development: Resident Opportunity & Self-Sufficiency - Neighborhood Networks Grant - $31,429
  • 2004 | U.S. Dept. of Housing & Urban Development: Resident Opportunity & Self-Sufficiency Grant - $16,045
  • 2004 | SC State Housing Finance & Development Authority: Community Homeownership Opportunity Partnership Grant - $1,000,000
  • 2001 | U.S. Dept. of Housing & Urban Development: Drug Elimination Grant - $305,640
  • 2000 | U.S. Dept. of Housing & Urban Development: Drug Elimination Grant - $237,327
  • 1999 | U.S. Dept. of Housing & Urban Development: Drug Elimination Grant - $273,606
  • 1998 | U.S. Dept. of Housing & Urban Development: Drug Elimination Grant - $333,840
  • 1997 | U.S. Dept. of Housing & Urban Development: Drug Elimination Grant - $342,420
  • 1996 | U.S. Dept. of Housing & Urban Development: Drug Elimination Grant - $375,000
  • 1996 | U.S. Dept. of Housing & Urban Development: Economic Development & Supportive Services - $498,501, implementation of the "BRIDGE" program
  • 1996 | U.S. Dept. of Housing & Urban Development: Economic Development & Supportive Services - $496,261, implementation of social services for elderly residents at Scott Towers & Garden Apartments
  • 1995 | U.S. Dept. of Housing & Urban Development: Public Housing Youth Sports Program - $124,998
  • 1994 | U.S. Dept. of Housing & Urban Development: Public Housing Youth Sports Program - $124,998
  • 1994 | U.S. Dept. of Housing & Urban Development: Drug Elimination Grant - $292,501

 Brick & Mortar

  • 2017 | Affordable Housing Program Award, Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta: Preserve at Logan Park - $500,000
  • 2015 | 9% LIHTC Award, SC State Housing Finance & Development Authority: Heritage at Sliding Rock 
  • 2015 | HOME Investment Partnership Award, SC State Housing Finance & Development Authority: Harbor at West Greenville - 5 Units - $617,928
  • 2014 | 9% LIHTC Award, SC State Housing Finance & Development AuthorityManor at West Greenville 
  • 2009 | Tenant Based Rental Assistance, SC State Housing Finance & Development Authority197-Units
  • 2007 | 9% LIHTC Award, SC State Housing Finance & Development AuthorityClark Street Commons
  • 2007 | 9% LIHTC Award, SC State Housing Finance & Development AuthorityNicholtown Green Commons
  • 2006 | 9% LIHTC Award, SC State Housing Finance & Development AuthorityForest View Apartments
  • 2005 | 9% LIHTC Award, SC State Housing Finance & Development AuthorityCharleston Place
  • 2005 | City of Greenville: $3 Million Infrastructure contribution - JJT HOPE VI Revitalization 
  • 2002 | SERC-NAHRO Award of Excellence  in Community Revitalization:  HOPE VI Recycling / Deconstruction
  • 2002 | NAHRO National Award of Merit in Housing & Community Development: HOPE VI Recycling / Deconcentration
  • 2002 | NAHRO National Award of Merit in Housing & Community Development: Supervisory Training
  • 2002 | NAHRO National Award of Excellence in Housing & Community Development: Entrant 
  • 2001 | 9% LIHTC Award, SC State Housing Finance & Development AuthorityArcadia Hills
  • 2001 | SC Department of Health & Environmental Control Office of Solid Wast Reduction & Recycling: Most Creative Recycling Effort
  • 1999 | U.S. Dept. of Housing & Urban Development $21 Million HOPE VI Revitalization Grant to redevelop the severely distressed Woodland/Pearce public housing community and create a new mixed-income Valley Creek Neighborhood
  • 1999 | City of Greenville: $3 Million Infrastructure contribution - Woodland/Pearce HOPE VI Revitalization
  • 1996 | U.S. Dept. of Housing & Urban Development: Public Housing Development Grant - $49,551
  • 1996 | U.S. Dept. of Housing & Urban Development: Public Housing Development Grant - $3,661,750
  • 1995 | City of Greenville: Community Development Block Grant - $90,000, Headstart at Woodland/Pearce
  • 1995 | U.S. Dept. of Housing & Urban Development: Public Housing Development Grant - $809,350
  • 1994 | U.S. Dept. of Housing & Urban Development: Public Housing Development Grant - $4,471,100, for acquisition and rehabilitation of 50  single family homes
  • 1991 | U.S. Dept. of Housing & Urban Development: Public Housing Development Grant - $1,698,789
  • 1990 | U.S. Dept. of Housing & Urban Development: Public Housing Development Grant - $3,895,548
  • 1974-1989 | U.S. Dept. of Housing & Urban Development: Section 23 Leased Housing Program - $4,142,835

Community Engagement

  • 2018 | United Way of Greenville 2017 Bar 

  • 2018 | United Way of Greenville Chairman’s Award for the 2017 Campaign

  • 2018 | United Way of Greenville Award for a 25% or more increase in dollars for the 2017 Campaign

  • 2017 | United Way of Greenville 2016 Bar
  • 2016 | United Way of Greenville 2015 Bar 
  • 2016 | United Way of Greenville Award for Advancement for a 25% or more increase in participation for the 2015 Campaign 
  • 2016 | United Way of Greenville Award for a 25% or more increase in dollars for the 2015 Campaign
  • 2012 |Clemson University: Master of Real Estate Development Program, 14 students capstone project - Brookhaven/Westview Apartments
  • 2005 |American Red Cross: Hurricane Katrina Employee/Board Contribution - $2,820
  • 1997 | Greater Greenville Association of Realtors: "You Make a Difference Award" for recognition in helping make the American Dream of Homeownership possible for all Upstate residents

 Overall Business Performance 

  • 2017 | U.S. Dept. of Housing & Urban Development: High Performer "Housing Choice Voucher Program" 
  • 2017 | U.S. Dept. of Housing & Urban Development: High Performer "Public Housing Program" 
  • 2016 | U.S. Dept. of Housing & Urban Development: High Performer "Housing Choice Voucher Program" 
  • 2016 | U.S. Dept. of Housing & Urban Development: High Performer "Public Housing Program"  
  • 2015 | U.S. Dept. of Housing & Urban Development: High Performer "Housing Choice Voucher Program"  
  • 2015 | U.S. Dept. of Housing & Urban Development: High Performer "Public Housing Program"  
  • 2014 | U.S. Dept. of Housing & Urban Development: Standard Performer "Housing Choice Voucher Program" 
  • 2014 | U.S. Dept. of Housing & Urban Development: High Performer "Public Housing Program"  
  • 2013 | U.S. Dept. of Housing & Urban Development: Standard Performer "Housing Choice Voucher Program" 
  • 2013 | U.S. Dept. of Housing & Urban Development: Standard Performer "Public Housing Program"  
  • 2012 | U.S. Dept. of Housing & Urban Development: Standard Performer "Housing Choice Voucher Program"  
  • 2012 | U.S. Dept. of Housing & Urban Development: Standard Performer "Public Housing Program" 
  • 2011 | U.S. Dept. of Housing & Urban Development: Standard Performer "Housing Choice Voucher Program"
  • 2011 | U.S. Dept. of Housing & Urban Development: High Performer "Public Housing Program"  
  • 2010 | U.S. Dept. of Housing & Urban Development: Standard Performer "Housing Choice Voucher Program"  
  • 2009 | U.S. Dept. of Housing & Urban Development: High Performer "Housing Choice Voucher Program" 
  • 2008 | U.S. Dept. of Housing & Urban Development: High Performer "Housing Choice Voucher Program" 
  • 2007 | U.S. Dept. of Housing & Urban Development: Standard Performer "Housing Choice Voucher Program" 
  • 2006 | U.S. Dept. of Housing & Urban Development: High Performer "Housing Choice Voucher Program" 

  • 2005 | U.S. Dept. of Housing & Urban Development: High Performer "Housing Choice Voucher Program" 
  • 2004 | U.S. Dept. of Housing & Urban Development: High Performer "Housing Choice Voucher Program" 
  • 2003 | U.S. Dept. of Housing & Urban Development: High Performer "Housing Choice Voucher Program" 
  • 2002 | U.S. Dept. of Housing & Urban Development: High Performer "Housing Choice Voucher Program" 
  • 2001 | U.S. Dept. of Housing & Urban Development: High Performer "Housing Choice Voucher Program"

 

Defining acronyms listed above

CCHRCO - Carolina’s Housing Redevelopment and Codes Officials

SERC-NAHRO – Southeastern Regional Council of the National Association of Housing & Redevelopment Officials

NAHRO – National Association of Housing Redevelopment & Redevelopment Officials