HRHC LogoHampton Roads Housing Consortium
c/o Hampton Roads Planning District Commission
723 Woodlake Drive
Chesapeake, Virginia 23320
August 23, 2010
For Immediate Release
Wendy A. Hunter
Hampton Roads Housing Consortium 757-399-5261
  Fourth Annual Hampton Roads Housing Consortium Members' Awards Recipients Announced

Chesapeake, VA -- August 23, 2010 -
Four winners for the Hampton Roads Housing Consortium's Fourth Annual Members' Housing Awards were announced today by the organization's Chairman, Wendy A. Hunter. This event recognizes individuals and organizations that have contributed to improving housing conditions for the region.
  • HRHC Lifetime Achievement Award
    Frank A. Lofurno, Jr. - Executive Director
    Hampton Redevelopment and Housing Authority

  • HRHC Housing Warrior
    Lynne Finding - LINK Director
    LINK of Hampton Roads

  • HRHC Housing Partner
    Jessica Guglielmo - Chief of Operations
    Virginia Beach Community Development Corporation

  • HRHC Across the Region Service Award
    Shernita Bethea - Housing and Human Service Manager
    Hampton Roads Planning District Commission
The Awards Breakfast, to be held on Thursday, September 30, 2010 from 9AM to 11:30AM at the Chesapeake Conference Center, will honor the winners. "The recipients of this year's awards truly exemplify the best that this region has to offer in advocating for safe and affordable housing. It is our honor to spotlight their work at the Third Annual Members' Awards Ceremony. The members of HRHC are phenomenal in that they provide exceptional services and resources to meet the housing needs of the residents of Hampton Roads," said Chairman Wendy Hunter. This event is being co-sponsored by the following organizations:

Virginia Housing Development Authority (VHDA)

Tidewater Mortgage Bankers Association

TowneBank Mortgage

Bank of America Mortgage- Alecia Fisher

Gateway Bank Mortgage

About HRHC: The HRHC is a voluntary association of governmental, private and non-profit organizations committed to improving housing opportunities for low and moderate-income households in Hampton Roads. Participants include city and county governments, Redevelopment and Housing Authorities, non-profit housing and emergency shelter providers, mortgage lenders, realtor and builders associations and a variety of other groups interested in affordable housing issues. Member groups represent most of the sixteen communities within the Hampton Roads region. The HRHC is a federal 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. The Hampton Roads Housing Consortium believes that households of all income levels deserve a fair opportunity to buy or rent housing that is safe, affordable and suitable for their needs. The HRHC also supports adequate housing for persons with special needs including the disabled and elderly. The HRHC gives these organizations and other interested groups a regional framework for information exchange, training activities and cooperative action.
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