Who We AreThe Virginia United Methodist Housing Development Corporation (“VUMHDC”) is a sponsor and developer of affordable housing throughout Virginia. VUMHDC was founded in 1975 through authorization by the Virginia Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church. We have operated since that time as an independent 501 (c)(4) non-profit corporation, both as owners and partners in multi-family apartment communities for seniors and families.
Since our founding, VUMHDC has grown to where we are now owners and operators of eighteen (18) properties and partners in seventeen (17) other properties in partnership with other private market developers. Taken together, these properties offer approximately 2,100 housing units that are classified as “affordable” through various programs sponsored by HUD and VHDA. These properties are open to any and all people who qualify under the applicable affordable housing programs.
A vital ministry… providing affordable housing for those in need.
Our MissionThe mission of VUMHDC is to serve low and moderate income persons and families in Virginia by developing, owning, operating and sustaining quality affordable housing communities and to partner with and assist others seeking to engage in that mission.
The creation of VUMHDC was in response to a study by the Virginia United Methodist Church in the early 1970’s, which confirmed that many families and persons, including seniors, lacked viable options for quality affordable housing. This need for affordable housing has not diminished over time. Accordingly, VUMHDC remains committed to our mission of providing, sustaining and expanding quality affordable housing opportunities to all Virginians.