The Planning Council’s Claudia Gooch 2016 Hall of Fame Inductee for VHA

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Claudia Gooch, recently retired from The Planning Council after 24 years of service, was inducted into the 2016 Hall of Fame by the Virginia Housing Alliance.   Winners were recognized at the Annual Awards Luncheon at the Greater Richmond Convention Center on Thursday, June 16th, 2016.

The Hall of Fame is a very prestigious honor. Inductees have demonstrated outstanding career performance in Virginia’s housing industry or homeless services field. These individuals are recognized for their dedicated service and contributions to the field.

Through Claudia’s leadership, hundreds of vulnerable families remained stably housed. She led a regional initiative that resulted in the creation of 320 supportive efficiency apartments. She also implemented the Housing Broker Program which has resulted in over 1,400 households with significant housing barriers being placed into new housing units.

See a link to announcement here.

 

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