Rush Family

Welcome Home, Rush Family! 

The City of Greenville is honored to have provided grant assistance, in partnership with Habitat for Humanity, to enable an Air Force veteran and his family to have a home to grow in.

The recent dedication of the Rush family's home marked the third completed Habitat for Humanity house on Mulberry Street, on land the City of Greenville sold at a reduced price for the use of affordable housing.

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Greenville Housing Fund Accepting Letters of Intent   

Greenville Housing Fund is accepting Letters of Intent for its second round of funding for affordable housing developments. For application details, visit  

The Greenville Housing Fund seeks to enable thriving diverse neighborhoods in all of Greenville to be successful by furthering the production and preservation of quality housing that is affordable, attainable and accessible to all residents. 

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Jerry Blassingame Receives Buck Mickel Leadership Award 

Jerry Blassingame was recently awarded the Buck Mickel Leadership Award at the Greenville Chamber's annual meeting for his passionate leadership in empowering previously incarcerated individuals. The award is given to individuals who have had a dramatic impact on the community by playing a leadership role in solving critical community issues, strengthening the community or providing visionary leadership to a major community development project. 

For more information about his work, visit

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Free Wills & Property Workshops  

  • Do you have a will? 
  • Is your home still in a deceased relative's name? 
  • Would you like to learn how to make a will? 
This free workshop will explore legal issues related to heirs, wills and property, including the importance of a will and what happens if you don't have one. Discussions will also include what happens to your property and mortgage after you are deceased. 

Join us at any of the workshops listed below. A light meal will be provided. For more information, call 467-4570 or email Monique Mattison at

March 6 | Noon - 2 p.m 
Nicholtown Community Center, 112 Rebecca Street, Greenville

March 20 | 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. 
Taylors First Baptist, 200 W. Main Street, Taylors 

March 25 | 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m
Sterling Community Center, 113 Minus Street, Greenville 

April 3 | Noon - 2 p.m. 
Travelers Rest City Hall, 125 Trailblazer Drive, Travelers Rest 

April 6 | 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. 
Long Branch Baptist Church, 28 Bolt Street, Greenville 
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Rebuild Upstate Receives Max Heller Neighborhood Improvement Award 

Rebuild Upstate was recently awarded the Max Heller Neighborhood Improvement Award at the Greenville Chamber's annual meeting for their dedication to eliminating substandard housing across the Upstate. The award is given to organizations that have demonstrated exemplary efforts toward neighborhood improvement and empowerment. 

For more information about Rebuild Upstate, visit

Southernside Annual Dinner 2019

Southernside Neighborhoods In Action Annual Dinner 

Residents of the Southernside neighborhood and champions for the community gathered February 14 for fellowship and information-sharing at the Southernside Neighborhoods In Action Annual Dinner.

Over 100 people attended the event, which included an update on Unity Park from Mayor Knox White and an awards ceremony honoring those who have worked to improve the quality of life in the Southernside neighborhood and in the Greenville community. The Greenville Housing Fund also announced its receipt of a $50,000 planning grant from TD Bank for the development of affordable housing in Southernside. 

Congratulations to neighborhood president Mary Duckett and her team for another successful event!

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