HomeAid Completes Five Projects Valued at More than $308,000

Chantilly, Va., July 11, 2013HomeAid Northern Virginia, which builds and renovates homeless shelters, transitional houses and other facilities that house the homeless, announced the completion of five projects that provide individuals and families with updated, safe and comfortable places to live. The more than $308,000 in renovations provides shelter care providers with significant cost savings so they can channel their funds into what matters most—ending homelessness. Projects include:

Renovation of eight apartments for Loudoun Transitional Housing Program: HomeAid, Builder Captains Miller & Smith and Winchester Homes and 32 trade partners renovated an eight-unit transitional shelter for the Loudoun Transitional Housing Program.  HomeAid partnered with Loudoun County and Volunteers of America Chesapeake to renovate these apartments, which house homeless families and single women. The $250,000 renovation includes new: kitchens with granite countertops, seating and custom-designed tables with peninsula tops; bathrooms with custom shelving; laminate hardwood flooring in the entry and living areas; light fixtures, electrical and plumbing; built-in storage by each bed; bedding, doors, blinds and wire closet shelving systems; and interior furnishings. View photos.

Condominium update for Reston Interfaith: HomeAid, Builder Captain BOWA and seven trade partners completed a more than $19,000 renovation of a transitional housing condominium owned by Reston Interfaith. The renovation includes new kitchen cabinets, sink, lighting, granite counter tops, microwave range hood, interior painting throughout and upgraded plumbing and electrical systems. This is the eighth time that HomeAid has worked with Reston Interfaith. A previously homeless mother and child will occupy the condominium. View photos.

Kitchen update for Community Residences, Inc.: HomeAid and Builder Captain Michael Harris Homes and 14 trade partners renovated a kitchen for Roosevelt House, a temporary home for six mentally challenged men learning the skills they need to live on their own. The renovation includes new cabinets, flooring, countertops, appliances and lighting. The project—valued at $23,000—is the first HomeAid project that Michael Harris Homes has led. View photos.

Townhouse renovation for Gabriel Homes: HomeAid Northern Virginia and Builder Captain Richmond American Homes and 10 trade partners completed an $8,600 kitchen renovation for a townhouse owned by Gabriel Homes.  New granite countertops, cabinets, sink and faucet, flooring, and light fixtures were installed. The team also upgraded wiring and reconfigured the laundry room. Three men with intellectual disabilities live in the townhouse. View photos.

 Roof replacement for Northern Virginia Family Service (NVFS). HomeAid and Builder Captain John Darvish Construction replaced the roof on a townhome owned by NVFS.  The home provides temporary housing for homeless families. The roof replacement, valued at $8,100, was donated completely by John Darvish Construction. View photos.