• 2017 Virginia General Assembly Presented Busy Year for VAHCDO Members

    The 2017 session of the Virginia General Assembly presented a busy year for VAHCDO members in Virginia.The issue that was foremost on the minds of many in the VAHCDO community, and a number of other folks, was the issue of tax credits. As you may know, there has been much discussion over the past few years about the various tax deductions and credits offered in Virginia and which ones (if any) should be curtailed, modified, or outright eliminated in order to increase tax revenue or lower overall...  Read More...

  • 2017 What Home Means To Me Poster Contest

    VAHCDO In Partnership With NAHRO Is Sponsoring “What Home Means To Me” Poster Contest.Eligibility and Selection Categories: Contest participation is open to all children residing in affordable housing assisted directly or supported under community development and affordable housing programs administered by a NAHRO member authority (i.e., public or Section 8-assisted housing CDBG, HOME, LIHTC).Submission must be created by only one person. Entries created by two or more people will not be accepte...  Read More...

  • LISC Names New CEO

    Maurice Jones will replace Michael Rubinger as head of the organization in September.By Donna KimuraMaurice Jones, who rose from a small-town tobacco farm to become a leader in government and business, was named president and CEO of the Local Initiatives Support Corp. (LISC).Jones, Virginia’s secretary of commerce and trade since 2014, was unanimously selected by the LISC board to replace Michael Rubinger, who announced last year that he was stepping down after 17 years. The transition will take...  Read More...

  • NNRHA ASSISTING FAMILIES PURCHASE HOMES IN NEWPORT NEWS

    The Newport News Redevelopment and Housing Authority has assisted 167 families through the Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS) Homeownership Program; of those, 142 bought homes in Newport News.  The remainder purchased homes in other Peninsula localities.  This generated almost $18.8 million in sales with $16.1 million being in Newport News.   Read More...

  • NRHA ANNOUNCES KEY EXECUTIVE APPOINTMENTS

    Norfolk, VA (February 19, 2016) – Norfolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority (NRHA) has announced the following appointments:Phyllis S. Armistead has been promoted to Chief Housing Officer, where she will be responsible for a portfolio of about 3,500 assisted-rental units at 15 properties and 2,800 Housing Choice Vouchers (HCV). Armistead has worked for NRHA for over 25 years and served in such capacities as Midrise Manager, Elderly Program Manager, Director of Property Management, Interim...  Read More...

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