Genesis Homes facilitates neighborhood revitalization in low-to-moderate income areas in the Upstate of South Carolina.
Genesis Homes is addressing the Upstate of South Carolina's need for affordable housing both by constructing quality-crafted homes for rental and ownership by low-income families and the elderly.
Genesis Homes is considered a 501 (c) (3) charitable organization by the Internal Revenue Service. Genesis Homes is a certified Community Development Corporation (CDC) with the South Carolina Department of Commerce.
Genesis Homes has earned Community Housing Development Organization certifications by the following: South Carolina State Housing Finance and Development Authority, US Department of Housing and Urban Development.
Jim Childress, Executive Director of Genesis Homes, has received certification as a Housing Development Finance Professional from the National Development Council.
In 2008 and 2012, Genesis Homes was honored as a finalist for the Greenville Chamber of Commerce Max Heller Neighborhood Improvement Award. In addition, Genesis Homes was awarded the Greater Greenville Association of Realtors Revitalization – Non Profit award in 2012.