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Fieldcrest Village was the second affordable housing development built by the Greenville Housing Authority. Below are a few historical events capturing the initial development known as Fieldcrest Village (1952), to its renaming in 1989 (Jessie Jackson Townhomes) and to what is known today as the Heritage Community (Charleston Place, Forest View, Clark Ridge Commons, Nicholtown Green and Heritage at Sliding Rock).  

 

March 19, 1939 |  The Negro Council of Community Development met with L.P. Hollis, Chairman of the Greenville Housing Authority to discuss progress the authority was making toward securing a housing project for Greenville. 

December 31, 1950 | The Greenville Housing Authority purchases 17 acres of land off of Greenacre Road for the future development of Fieldcrest Village.

March 15, 1951 | Daniel Construction Company awarded $2.6 million contract for the construction of 348-unit low-income housing project.

April 1, 1951 | Architectural drawings by Beacham and Associates for the 348 unit development. 

History 

March 14, 1952 | Fieldcrest Village takes applications for African-American Veterans and Servicemen.

June 30, 1952 | The 342 unit multi-family development designated to house African American Veterans and Servicemen opens for occupancy.

November 11, 1952 | The November issue of the “The American City”, includes an article showcasing Fieldcrest Village.

History 2

December 8, 1989 | Fieldcrest Village ceremony to rename it as the Jesse Jackson Townhomes. The development was named in honor of Jesse Jackson as it served as Rev. Jackson’s home for six years while growing up in Greenville, SC.   

History 3

May 17, 2005 |   U.S. Department of Housing Urban Development awarded a $20 million HOPE VI Revitalization grant to TGHA for the redevelopment of the Jesse Jackson Townhomes (JJT) public housing community. The grant funds were leveraged with other public and private dollars to develop the new Heritage Community. The City of Greenville donated $3 million, which was designated for infrastructure improvements in the newly developed Heritage Community.

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The HOPE VI Revitalization grant partially funded the first five phases of the Heritage Community.

June 30, 2007 | Charleston Place, a 40-unit new construction senior development, partially financed with Low Income Housing Tax Credits.

Charleston

 

 

July 28, 2007 | Evergreen Place, a 168-unit acquisition rehab family development, partially financed with Low Income Housing Tax Credits.

Evergreen

 

December 31, 2008 | Forest View, a 72-unit new construction family development, partially financed with Low Income Housing Tax Credits.

 

Forest View

 

July 2, 2009 | Clark Ridge, a 96-unit new construction family development, partially financed with Low Income Housing Tax Credits.

 

Clark Ridge

 

July 2, 2009 | Nicholtown Green, a 96-unit new construction family development, partially financed with Low Income Housing Tax Credits. Nicholtown Green was the final development funded in part by the 2004 HOPE VI Award. Future phase are being developed with a variety of public and private sources.

Nicholtown Green

 

September 13, 2017 | Heritage at Sliding Rock, a 60-unit new construction senior development, financed with Low Income Housing Tax Credits.

Heritage at sliding rock

 

TBD | TGHA has future plans to build single family for sale units on the vacant property adjacent to the Heritage at Sliding Rock Senior development. 

Single Family Units