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We publish our newsletter six times per year. We will also share occasional updates on events impacting the affordable housing industry in Virginia. Interested? Sign up today. Can’t wait for our next newsletter? You can also subscribe to VHDA’s Blog and follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn. Members of the news media: You’re invited to contact our public relations manager directly.

 




eNews and Press Releases

10/24/2019VHDA Wins National Affordable Housing Award
10/11/2019VHDA Receives HUD Funds to Support Housing Counseling and Education
8/27/2019VHDA's Board Names Leadership Positions
5/13/2019VHDA Announces Community Heroes Grant to Help Educators and First Responders Buy Homes
3/21/2019Small Scale Real Estate Development Workshop to be Held in Staunton
3/8/2019Lectures to be Held on Small Scale Real Estate Development
1/31/2019VHDA Offers Closing Cost Assistance Grants for Rural Housing Services and Veterans Affairs Loans
1/18/2019Top Producing Mortgage Loan Officers Recognized by VHDA
6/1/2018VHDA Charity Golf Tournament Celebrates 26 Years of Helping the Homeless
10/10/2017VHDA/USDA Loan Program Helps Rural Home Buyers Purchase Existing Manufactured Homes


News Clips

Richmond BizSense, Thursday, March 28, 2019
(RECAP: A multijurisdictional approval process has cleared the way for a conversion of a former nursing home on the Richmond-Henrico line into apartments aimed at alleviating homelessness. VSH is planning the apartments as low-income housing, meaning for residents earning 50 percent or less of the area median income, and as permanent supportive housing for formerly homeless adults. The $30 million project would involve low-income housing tax credits from the Virginia Housing Development Authority.)
Richmond Times-Dispatch, Monday, March 25, 2019
(RECAP: Cook’s Corner Partners LLC will invest $2 million to open the new commissary kitchen in the former Rappahannock Central Elementary School cafeteria. Plans call for constructing 24 units of affordable housing by 2020 to help attract and retain skilled workers. The state is providing $480,000 in Industrial Revitalization Fund awards administered by DHCD, and $215,000 through a Community Impact Grant from the Virginia Housing Development Authority. VHDA will also provide permanent loan financing for the affordable housing units, which totals approximately $2.2 million.)
The Virginia Gazette, Tuesday, March 12, 2019
(RECAP: Oakland Pointe, a proposed new apartment complex that’s poised to become one of Norge’s newest additions, is expected to start construction next spring, and its first residents are anticipated to move in the following year. Now it has another hurdle to clear — acquisition of the tax credits provided by the federal Low-Income Housing Tax Credit program, which are needed to make the affordable housing project financially viable.)
FAUQUIER NOW, Tuesday, March 19, 2019
(RECAP: If all goes according to plan, Vint Hill could get a 125-unit, “affordable” senior citizens’ apartment complex in about 2-1/2 years. But that schedule depends on Good Works, Rockville, Md.-based REBJ and Bethesda-based Saint Mary’s Housing Development Corp. in June winning approval from the Virginia Housing Development Authority for $12 million in tax credits to help fund the affordable housing project.)
NBC29.COM, Tuesday, March 19, 2019
(RECAP: By 2040, thousands of people in central Virginia will face a housing crisis unless action is taken now. That's the news that came out of an affordable housing talk between statewide advocates and those on the local level on Tuesday, March 19. That report comes from the Thomas Jefferson Planning District Commission.)

 

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Email: brian.matt@vhda.com

 

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