Our History

For 40 years, residents of central Virginia have had help with their housing needs – first by the individual operations of the Fluvanna Housing Foundation and the Louisa Housing Foundation – then in 2003 by the merger of the two into the Fluvanna-Louisa Housing Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit. 

Here are just a few of the ways we have ensured warm, safe and dry housing for the families in our communities.

  • In the 1980’s, many families in our area had no plumbing or running water. The Fluvanna and Louisa Housing Foundations made sure these critical needs were addressed.

  • During the drought of 2002, when wells ran dry, we helped families dig or drill new wells.

  • When wind and rain from Hurricane Isabel hit the East Coast, families turned to us for help restoring roofs that had been destroyed.

  • After a massive snowstorm of 2008 damaged a number of homes, we responded with financial assistance and volunteers to do the repairs.

  • When the destructive 2011 earthquake destroyed homes in central Virginia, we distributed federal funds for rebuilding.

  • In 2020, when Covid-19 challenged the economic and housing stability of the community, we expanded our services and outreach.

 

Today, under the leadership of Executive Director Kim Hyland, the Foundation has a renewed dedication to strengthening trust with the community by providing services with compassion, honesty, and simplicity.

Learn about some of the programs and services we offer.

We also offer individualized education, counseling, referrals to housing, and legal services to help our residents gain the knowledge, skills, and abilities to continue to meet their housing needs.