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eNews and Press Releases

10/10/2017VHDA/USDA Loan Program Helps Rural Home Buyers Purchase Existing Manufactured Homes
10/3/2017VHDA To Offer Military Homebuyer Education Class at Oceana Naval Base
8/28/2017Dos clases de VHDA para Compradores de Viviendas van hacer ofrecida en Roanoke, Virginia
8/28/2017Two Free VHDA Homeownership Education Classes to be Offered in Roanoke
12/22/2016Free VHDA Homeownership Classes Set For Central Virginia
12/21/2016Free VHDA Homeownership Classes Set For Hampton Roads
12/8/2016Free VHDA Homeownership Classes Set For Northern Virginia
9/29/2016VHDA Wins Two National Housing Awards
6/13/2016Governor McAuliffe Recognizes Virginia Homeownership Month
5/18/2016Clase de VHDA Para compradores de vivienda de primera vez en español.

News Clips

Housingwire, Friday, October 06, 2017
(RECAP: While outright homeownership increased among Baby Boomers after the last recession, they still lag previous generations, and may never catch up, according to the Fannie Mae Economic and Strategic Research Group’s latest Housing Insight Series. At one end of the spectrum, older generations such as Baby Boomers criticize Millennials for waiting longer than their generation to buy a home, however even Boomers are failing to keep up with the pace set by the generation before them.)
Housingwire, Tuesday, October 10, 2017
(RECAP: “Fannie Mae is aware of the Deloitte cybersecurity incident initially announced on Monday, September 25. At this time, we are not aware of any impact to Fannie Mae data or systems due to the incident. We are working with Deloitte to assess the situation and continue to monitor closely,” a Fannie Mae spokesperson stated.)
ARLnow, Thursday, October 05, 2017
(RECAP: Arlington County is considering a proposal to instate a “housing conservation district” (HCD) to preserve existing market-rate affordable housing. According to a presentation at The Alliance for Housing Solutions’ annual affordable housing forum last month, the concept for a preservation district has been built off of ongoing work for affordable housing in Arlington.)
Richmond BizSense, Thursday, October 12, 2017
(RECAP: Genesis Properties cut the ribbon Friday on the first of several buildings it is rehabbing at the 1940s-era Bellevue Apartments, located along the east side of Chamberlayne Avenue between North and Westminster avenues. The project was one of several last year that applied for but didn’t receive tax-exempt bond financing through the Virginia Housing Development Authority.)
The Free Lance-Star, Sunday, October 08, 2017
(RECAP: On Saturday, Virginia Organizing sponsored a panel discussion on affordable housing. About 40 people attended the session, held in the meeting room of the Central Rappahannock Regional Library’s headquarters on Caroline Street. “I’m sure, anecdotally, that most of us know it’s really tough to make ends meet in this area,” said Sarah Walsh, vice president of community impact at Rappahannock United Way. “We see the struggle and the difficulty in finding affordable housing.”)


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