Virginia Housing provided a $150,000 Community Impact Grant to demolish an existing structure at 2100 Bainbridge St. in Richmond’s south side. A multifamily dwelling for seniors will go up on the property, which sits between Semmes Avenue and Hull Street.
Virginia Housing’s Board of Commissioners is pleased to provide an update on the search for the housing finance agency’s next Chief Executive Officer. Executive search and advisory firm Heidrick & Struggles has been retained to conduct a nationwide search in partnership with the Board of Commissioners.
On Saturday, August 26, the Steelman family were handed the keys to their first home during the Habitat for Humanity in the Roanoke Valley dedication ceremony. Whitney Steelman, homeowner and mother of five, had waited for this day for almost two years. The beautiful blue two-story, five-bedroom home in the Belmont-Fallon community located in Southeast Roanoke was funded by “The Virginia House” grant and brought to life by Habitat for Humanity of the Roanoke Valley and the many volunteers who helped construct the home.
In commemoration of Virginia Intern Day, The Virginia Talent + Opportunity Partnership (VTOP) has recognized Virginia Housing as a recipient of the 2023 Top Virginia Employers for Interns Award. This annual award recognizes 100 employers throughout the Commonwealth who provide high-quality internships to students.
On a sunny February day in Powhatan, VA, Nikki and Aiden Chrimes watched emotionally as the two pieces of their modular home were craned onto their foundation. The roof was lifted to the structure soon after and volunteer landscaping crews from Habitat for Humanity began digging holes for magnolia trees donated by Hudgins Landscaping.
The Virginia Housing Fellows Program fosters the environment to prepare Fellows to be leaders in affordable housing by providing resources, knowledge, skills, and experience.