VIRGINIA BEACH, VA – April 19, 2021 – Lawson’s award-winning Seaside Harbor Apartments has been featured in a HUD case study looking at multifamily properties demonstrating innovation in affordable housing. The case study specifically outlines Seaside Harbor’s partnerships with non-profit service provider Hope House Foundation and non-profit partner Samaritan House, and relationships with the city of Virginia Beach and ViBe Creative District that culminate in a unique and inclusive affordable housing community. READ MORE
At Lawson, we understand that what we do – and how we do it – affects the everyday lives of people we care about. Since 1972, we’ve focused on positively impacting the communities we serve, from team members and residents to investors and business partners. We manage and own nearly 6,000 apartment units and continue to grow with approximately 1,200 units in development. Our business model provides vertical integration of development, construction, property management and asset management, which enables our team of experts to add value at every stage for our partners. When you act with integrity, focus on quality and work to find creative solutions, great things are possible. It’s how we’ve done business at Lawson for over 45 years. For more information please visit www.lawsoncompanies.com.
ABOUT SAMARITAN HOUSE
Since 1984, Samaritan House has provided emergency and permanent housing, support services and community outreach to victims of violence and homeless families in the Hampton Roads region. We own and operate 12 emergency shelters for individuals and families fleeing violence and those at risk of losing their homes. Samaritan House utilizes a holistic approach to meet the needs of victims and their children. Our clients receive support through case management, counseling, victim advocacy, nutrition assistance, transportation, access to medical care and vocational training. We assist children and youth to establish healthy relationships so they can ultimately break the cycles of violence. For more information, visit www.samaritanhouseva.org.
ABOUT HOPE HOUSE FOUNDATION
Since 1964, Hope House Foundation has worked on the frontlines of the battle for independence, community inclusion and true citizenship for people with developmental disabilities. The organization provides services for adults exclusively in their own homes or apartments. Currently, Hope House Foundations serve more than 125 people in Norfolk, Chesapeake and Virginia Beach. Hope House is known as an innovator and leader in the field, and in 2008, it received the American Association for Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities national award for full community inclusion. In 2012, it was named ANCOR Foundation’s Service Provider of the Year. For more information, visit www.hope-house.org.