New RRHA Homeowners Become Role Models for Family and the Community.

RICHMOND, Va., Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ — “I consider myself a

role model for my family because they know what I’ve been through

as a single mother,” said Housing Choice Voucher Homeownership

Program (HCVP HCVP Housing Choice Voucher Program ) participant and new homeowner Cerelia Harris, 35.

“I always wanted more for myself and my children and I want them to

believe they can achieve anything. As far as the community I hope they

can look at me and say well if she can do it, I know I can do it

also.”

Harris spent her childhood in the Creighton Court public housing

development and when she turned 19 moved to the Jackson Ward Jackson Ward is an historically African-American neighborhood in Richmond, Virginia, USA. It is located less than a mile from the Virginia State Capitol. It sits to the west of Court End.