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Grant Program Areas

Network Capacity Support

  • Capacity Building Grant – Provides funding for nonprofits and local government entities to enhance their organizational goals to address the housing needs of low and moderate income households.


  • Housing Counseling and Education Grants - Provides VHDA and federal funding to HUD-approved Housing Counseling Programs to educate families and individuals in order to help them make smart decisions regarding improving their housing situation and meeting the responsibilities of tenancy and homeownership.

Community Market Support

  • Predevelopment Loan/Grant - Provides below-market financing for typical predevelopment expenses to facilitate development of high quality affordable multifamily rental housing by providing technical assistance and below-market financing for a potential development project.


  • Community Impact Grant – VHDA recognizes the significant and transformative effects of community revitalization and aims to support the creation of sound, livable, and connected communities. The Community Impact Grant offers local governments resources towards community revitalization and encourages the development of mixed-use/mixed-income properties, which often anchor community development efforts and spur economic growth.

Homeownership Market Support

  • Community Homeownership Revitalization Program (CHRP) – Provides funding for affordable first mortgages that support a local jurisdiction’s efforts for targeted revitalization and neighborhood stabilization. Allocations must be used to fund permanent home purchase mortgages to qualified VHDA first-time homebuyers.


  • VIDA Plus - Provides matching dollars for individuals saving for a down payment on a home, business equipment and inventory or post-secondary education tuition payments.

Accessibility Grants


  • Granting Freedom - Provides funding for modifications to make living spaces more accessible to disabled veterans, servicemen and women.




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Grant Programs

Customer Service

Toll Free: 877-VHDA-123
Local: 804-782-1986


Virginia Relay

In Virginia: 711
Toll Free: 800-828-1140


Virginia Housing Fraud, Waste or Abuse Hotline

Phone: 804-915-3146
Website: Reporting Fraud, Waste or Abuse