Year Founded
Local Leader/Exec. Director
Beth Silverman, Co-Founder & Executive Director
Main Address

200 South College Street
Suite 200
Charlotte, NC 28012
United States

What We Do
Lotus Campaign’s mission is to increase the availability of housing for people experiencing homelessness by engaging the private, for-profit real estate and investment sector as a partner in the solution. The scale of homelessness in America is beyond the capacity of the public and nonprofit sectors to address alone. Lotus was founded in 2018 to create pragmatic, housing-driven solutions to homelessness that bring together the for-profit and nonprofit sectors to create sustainable, scalable solutions and lasting impact. Lotus Campaign was founded to reimagine solutions to homelessness. Before launching, we researched existing programs that address homelessness. None offered both comprehensive strategies to address a landlord’s potential risks and provided comprehensive services for those at risk of, or currently experiencing, homelessness. That’s how the Landlord Participation Program (LPP) was born. Today, Lotus provides economic incentives and guarantees to participating landlords, including a payment in lieu of security deposit, application fee, and guarantees for loss of rent and tenant-caused damages, and eviction assistance. Our nonprofit partners provide ongoing support and social services throughout the lease term to our sponsored residents. In partnership with more than 20 community partners from the real estate, nonprofit, and philanthropic sectors, Lotus Campaign has facilitated housing for more than 370 individuals at an annual cost of less than $1,000 per person. Every dollar of your donation will help unlock doors for people experiencing homelessness. Your donation will help us get more landlord and nonprofit partners on board, open up new housing opportunities, and educate and spread awareness about the issues of homelessness.
Interesting Info
  • Lotus Campaign's LPP has placed over 370 individuals & families in safe, affordable & dignified housing since 2018.
  • 98% of LPP sponsored residents have graduated or moved-on into housing of their own.
  • The LPP's average annual cost to place and keep someone in housing $965!