Virginia Housing offers affordable housing opportunities for Virginians who otherwise might not be able to afford quality housing. We also provide developers of low- to moderate-income housing with access to financial resources and tax incentives. To learn more about our programs, follow the links below or choose a program from the Quick Launch links on the right.
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Virginia Housing offers a variety of loans designed to meet the needs of Virginia's homebuyers, including Conventional Fixed (Fannie Mae No MI, Fannie Mae Reduced MI), FHA, VA (Veterans Affairs), RHS (Rural Housing Services).
Virginia Housing Plus Second Mortgage
Virginia Housing's Plus Second Mortgage provides eligible first-time homebuyers with 100% of the funds needed for their down payment.
Down Payment Assistance Grant
This could be a first-time homebuyer’s best shot. Virginia Housing’s Down Payment Assistance (DPA) grant can provide eligible first-time homebuyers with funds needed for their down payment.
Closing Cost Assistance Grant
Virginia Housing's Closing Cost Assistance (CCA) grant reduces out-of-pocket expenses for eligible first-time homebuyers supporting Virginia's rural markets and assisting eligible veterans.
Mortgage Credit Certificates
If you’re buying your first home, a Mortgage Credit Certificate (MCC) from Virginia Housing could save you thousands of dollars by reducing the amount of federal income tax you owe.
Veterans & Members of the U.S. Military
Home Loans for Veterans and Members of the U.S. Military
Virginia Housing has several home mortgages available for active duty and retired military personnel.
Grants for Virginia’s Disabled Veterans
Learn how our "Granting Freedom" fund helps Virginia’s disabled veterans pay for ramps, stair chairs, grab bars and other improvements to make their homes more accessible.
Automatic Payment Plan
An easy way to save time, postage and worry that your payment will be delayed or lost in the mail.
Borrower’s Financial Package
Loss mitigation only for delinquent loans 30 days or more past due.
Accessible Rental Housing
These grant funds can pay for modification work to make rental units accessible.
Loans for construction, acquisition/rehabilitation, reﬁnance of rental properties and mixed-use properties, including
Tax-exempt Bond Financing,
Taxable Bond Financing,
Mixed-use with Mixed-income
Low-Income Housing Tax Credit Program
The LIHTC program is authorized under Section 42 of the Internal Revenue Code or 1986, and it encourages the development of affordable rental housing by providing owners with a federal income tax credit. The program also serves as an incentive for private investors to participate with developers in the construction and rehabilitation of low-income housing.
Multifaceted in its approach, this Virginia Housing initiative provides financing and technical assistance to support the housing needs of Virginia’s diverse communities.
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