(Pictured l to r:  Yvette Holmes, VP, Partnerships & Resource Development, DHIC; Sheila Porter, Homeownership Center Director, DHIC; Gregg Warren, President, DHIC; Natalie Britt, VP, Real Estate Development, DHIC; Regina Jaynes, Executive Administrator/Communications Coordinator, DHIC; Sharon Lorden, CFO/VP, Finance & Administration, DHIC)

Raleigh, N.C. – DHIC, Inc. is proud to announce that Gregg Warren, President of DHIC, was selected as a 2017 winner of the Impact Award at the 19th Annual TCREW Champion Awards.  Nominees and winners were recognized by a record crowd of more than 600 business and real estate leaders in the Triangle at the annual awards luncheon at Embassy Suites in Cary, N.C. on April 25, 2017.  Watch the video tribute honoring Gregg.

Since 1985, Gregg has served as President of DHIC, Inc.  Under his leadership, the organization has developed 37 rental communities, comprising of 2,200+ apartments across North Carolina, as well as over 400 homes for first time homebuyers.  In addition, DHIC’s Homeownership Center graduated over 100 families in homeownership in 2016.

“There is not a more deserving champion for this award,” said Gary Blum, DHIC Board Chair.  “Gregg has time and time again created opportunities from obstacles by developing and advocating for thriving communities where many low- and moderate-income neighbors can afford to live safely and happily.”

Gregg is a founding member and past Chair of the North Carolina Housing Coalition, and has previously served on the Board of Directors of the North Carolina Association of Community Development Corporations, the Advisory Council of the Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta and StepUp Ministry.  He is currently on the Board of Directors for Community Housing Capital and the Hope Center at Pullen.

Gregg has taught classes at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Government and the Department of City and Regional Planning, where he received a Master of Regional Planning degree in 1974. Gregg also completed Harvard’s Achieving Excellence Program at the Kennedy School of Government.

About DHIC, Inc.

Based in downtown Raleigh, DHIC has built or rehabilitated more than 2,300 affordable rental apartments and 400 homes for sale in the greater Research Triangle area, and provides homebuyer education and advisory services to close to 400 first-time homebuyers annually.


Triangle Commercial Real Estate Women (“Triangle CREW”) was formed in 1996 to provide a forum for meeting and building relationships in the Triangle market through effective member networking, committee work and mentoring. Triangle CREW also provides up-to-date information on commercial real estate through a high quality program of guest speakers, panels and forums. Triangle CREW was formally established in 1996 with 21 charter members and today has over 150 members representing 32 disciplines within the commercial real estate industry.  For more information, visit our website at www.tcrew.org or follow us on twitter @Triangle_CREW.

The TCREW Champion Awards recognizes companies, individuals and projects in the Triangle’s real estate community who have characterized excellence, innovation and leadership in 11 categories. Since 1998, the TCREW Champion Awards has honored excellence in the Triangle’s Real Estate community, representing the most innovative and accomplished projects and leaders in the real estate community.