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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

Richmond Times-Dispatch, Saturday, November 11, 2017
(RECAP: Last year, the General Assembly passed legislation allowing Virginia localities to create land banks. That was good news for Richmond. For decades, cities across the nation have used land banks to revitalize vacant and blighted properties. Atlanta, Baltimore, Louisville, Pittsburgh — all have employed land banks to mitigate blight, meet critical neighborhood needs, and expand their tax bases.), Thursday, November 09, 2017
(RECAP: A new federal housing bill could help Danville developers address the city’s housing needs without hiking up rent rates, according to local officials. The bill aims to reform a tax credit program that encourages the construction of low-income housing.)
WSET-TV, Wednesday, November 15, 2017
(RECAP: Communities in Virginia like Roanoke and Petersburg will receive more than $600,000 towards affordable housing. U.S. Senator Tim Kaine and Mark R. Warner made the announcement on Wed., Nov. 15 that the Redevelopment & Housing Authorities in the cities of Roanoke and Petersburg will receive $666,661 from HUD to provide housing assistance towards Virginia families and veterans.)
SWVA Today, Tuesday, November 14, 2017
(RECAP: The 72-unit (two and three bedroom) Southview Apartments in Seven Mile Ford opened in the early 1980s to offer affordable housing to Smyth County residents. Over the past two years, the property got a much-needed renovation and a celebration was held Thursday. To assist with the acquisition and renovation of the apartments, VHDA allocated $535,000 of annual low-income housing tax credits to the project.), Tuesday, November 14, 2017
(RECAP: U.S. Senators Tim Kaine and Mark Warner are concerned the Republican Party’s tax plan could hurt Virginia communities by eliminating a funding source for historic redevelopment.)


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