In 2021, RITI Memphis opened the Mid-South’s first Recuperative Care Center for people experiencing homelessness, a 21 bed unit offering recovery services for those who are released from hospitals throughout Shelby County. Families find shelter and support at RITI’s Family Inn, while staff serve as advocates with them along the journey toward sustainable housing.
Architectural engineer Dwayne A. Jones has been working for over a decade to bring life back to vacant lots in Orange Mound, the neighborhood he grew up in. Dwayne got the idea while traveling on mission trips to Haiti and seeing people living in smaller homes. In 2015, Dwayne helped build a micro home community in Nashville for people experiencing homelessness.
With offices located in Downtown Memphis, ArchInc’s principals offer over 85 years of combined experience with specialization in new construction, preservation, restoration and renovation of existing buildings, historic structures and National Park Service (National Register) certified projects. ArchInc principals have worked to develop our multifamily housing, office, retail and restaurant markets as well as community engagement and neighborhood revitalization in and around Downtown Memphis for over 50 years.
The Binghampton Community Land Trust (BCLT) is a community-based non-profit corporation committed to the revitalization and empowerment of the Binghampton neighborhood in Memphis, Tennessee. Created in 2018, BCLT was formed in response to the consensus of Binghampton community residents that the crucial need for affordable housing in the neighborhood was not being met.
Homes for Hearts Board of Directors :
Zach Waters, President
Lisa Anderson, Secretary
Avalon Yarnes, Treasurer