Working Group

Affordable Housing Strategy Update

Thank you to everyone who attended the October 16 City Council Work Session. Those who were unable to attend can view the recommendations for the establishment of the Housing Trust Fund online in the Affordable Housing Section of the City's website.

On November 13, 
City Council will vote on a resolution to adopt in principle the “Affordable Housing Working Group Considerations Toward a Housing Trust Fund” and to authorize the city manager to develop the organizational plan for establishing the Housing Trust Fund.  

Please contact Ginny Stroud or Michael Williamson with any questions you may have about the strategy or our affordable housing efforts in general.  

Greenville Homeless Alliance Update

Homelessness in Greenville – What Can I Do to Help?
November 15
6:30 - 8 p.m.
Augusta Road Library
100 Lydia Street

Don't miss this opportunity to learn how you can help someone who is experiencing homelessness in our community. The program will be led by the Greenville Homeless Alliance (GHA), a coalition of over 60 stakeholders working to make homelessness brief and rare. 

Attendees will learn how GHA is establishing and coordinating an accessible system of support services and seeking to increase housing options for individuals and families. The GHA speakers will also discuss the broader vision of reducing chronic homelessness, reducing homelessness among families, ending youth homelessness and eliminating veteran homelessness in Greenville and offer specific examples of how you can help.

Deb Richardson-Moore – Pastor, Triune Mercy Center
David Hanna – Director, Miracle Hill Ministries' Greenville Rescue Mission
Lauren Stephens – Director of Social Ministries, The Salvation Army of Greenville County
Susan McLarty – Mission Outreach Coordinator, Westminster Presbyterian Church; Advocacy Chair, GHA

To register, contact the library at  864-277-0161 or

Questions? Contact Teresa Lanford, Branch Manager, at 864-527-9205 or

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