May 2021
Your monthly update from the
Piedmont Housing Alliance
Piedmont Housing Alliance is set to redevelop Red Carpet Inn
Sunshine Mathon advocates
for changes to be made to Charlottesville's draft land use map
“This is representative of the racist practices that have created this infrastructure in the first place, and that is across the realm, from federal policies that began almost a century ago...”
Sunshine Mathon
Piedmont Housing Alliance provides an update of the Eviction Protection Program at city meeting.
The University of Virginia announces goal to develop over 1,000 affordable housing units.
Congratulations to Joy Johnson, the founder of Charlottesville's Public Housing Association of Residents for receiving The Dolbeare Lifetime Service Award from the National Low Income Housing Coalition (NLIHC). Other honorees included Congresswoman Maxine Waters, Senator Sharrod Brown, and the Housing Justice Network.
Leadership Moving Us Forward

Piedmont Housing Alliance is excited to welcome Charlottesville native Robert Gray, co-founder and executive director of the Conscious Capitalist Foundation (CCF) to our Board of Directors.

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The month of May is National Home Improvement Month.
Managing repairs, maintenance, and improvements is a big part of homeownership.

Click here to get great home improvement tips for under $150.

Click here to download the complete quick start guide to securing each and every door.
Reminder! Each month our Housing and Financial Services team host FREE and HELPFUL virtual classes.

May 12 @ 6 pm: Financing Home Improvement and Repairs
May 19 @ 6 pm: Financial Boot Camp
Upcoming Community Events

Piedmont Housing leads the way in promoting community events and learning opportunities for racial equity and justice. If you know of great events to share, drop us a line at
Free Online Courses on Race, Racism, and Racial Justice
This month, check out the Virtual 5K and 1-Mile Fun Run to Support the Albemarle Housing Improvement Program (AHIP)
AHIP is a non-profit that helps individuals in Charlottesville and Albemarle afford critical home repairs. Participants can walk or run a 5K or 1-mile anytime between May 15 and May 29.

Click on flyer below to register for the Run.
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Memorial Day, Monday, May 31, 2021
We are eternally grateful to those men and women who have fought and sacrificed for our country. Wishing you and your family a happy, safe and peaceful Memorial Day.

Click here for a list of 42 Best Memorial Day Military Discounts