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16th Annual HRHC Housing Awards Announced

16th Annual HRHC Housing Awards Announced

Hampton Roads Housing Consortium (HRHC) Chair, Dr. Brett Sierra, announced the organization's 16th Annual Members' Housing Awards winners. These four awards recognize individuals and organizations that have contributed to improving housing conditions for the region.


HRHC Lifetime Achievement Award

Hugh Forehand

Assistant to the Director of Community Development for Special Projects

Newport News Redevelopment & Housing Authority


HRHC Housing Warrior

Erica Ramjohn

Senior Certified Housing Counselor

The Up Center 


HRHC Housing Partner- Special Project Award

3-D Habitat Home

Habitat for Humanity of the Peninsula and Greater Williamsburg


HRHC Across the Region Service Award 

Georgette “Gigi” Houchins

Business Development Officer

Virginia Housing


“HRHC award honorees exhibited dedication and commitment while providing a diverse spectrum of housing needs from innovative 3-D housing, affordable community development, promotion of homebuyer products, and financial and housing counseling programs that serve Hampton Roads residents,” said Brett Sierra, HRHC Chair.


The winners will be recognized during the HRHC's Sixteenth Annual Awards Luncheon at noon on Thursday, October 20, 2022, at the Hampton Roads Convention Center, 1610 Coliseum Dr, Hampton, VA 23666. Award-winning author and speaker, Kathy Izard is the keynote speaker. This event is sponsored by: Virginia Housing; Truist Bank; Atlantic Bay Mortgage; Sinnen-Green & Associates; Judeo-Christian Outreach Center; and TowneBank Mortgage.

Hampton Roads Housing Consortium (HRHC) is a voluntary association of governmental, private and non-profit organizations and individuals committed to improving affordable housing opportunities in the Hampton Roads region of Virginia. The Hampton Roads Planning District Commission (HRPDC) provides ongoing technical assistance and administrative support to the HRHC.