The number of nonprofit housing organizations (NHOs) in Virginia has grown steadily over the 1990s.  This survey, conducted in 1998, revealed a nonprofit housing sector that:

  • Is maturing into an important component of housing markets throughout the state
  • Provides a wide range of services to low-income Virginians
  • Is characterized by several small organizations and a few large ones
  • Depends heavily on partnerships with government, foundations, banks, and other institutions
  • And is distinguished by the leadership and service of numerous volunteers.