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The Virginia Association of Housing and Community Development Officials (VAHCDO) is dedicated to preserving and maintaining Virginia’s existing housing resources; improving the health and living standards of the people of Virginia; and developing new housing opportunities throughout the Commonwealth. VAHCDO represents agencies and localities that use federal, state and local funds for the development, construction and maintenance of housing.

VAHCDO plays an important role in the formulation of housing and redevelopment policy in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Such policy influence results from the strength and support of our member agencies and the effective leadership of Board of Directors. VAHCDO representatives interact regularly with the Virginia Housing Development Authority (VHDA), Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development (VDHCD), Virginia Housing Study Commission, and the Virginia Office of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

Announcements

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VAHCDO 2016 Annual Conference & Scholarship Luncheon
April 27-29, 2016

Hilton, Virginia Beach Oceanfront Hotel
More details to follow!

The Richmond Redevelopment and Housing Authority (RRHA)
will mark its 75th Anniversary
beginning in October, 2015.

RRHA was enacted by the Richmond City Council on October 3, 1940 and
beginning in October 2015 , we will launch a year-long schedule of events to
celebrate our contributions to our great city of Richmond while continuing to
advance quality affordable housing and community revitalization.
RRHA will be recognized by Richmond Mayor Dwight C. Jones and the entire Richmond City Council on Monday, October 12, 2015 at 6pm - City Hall - City Council Chambers-900 E. Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23219.

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BB&T in partnership Virginia Housing Development Authority is bringing the National Development Council (NDC) to Richmond, Virginia to offer their Housing Development Finance Professional (HDFP) Certification Program. The four-course training program explores the development process, financial analysis techniques and structuring and negotiating skills needed to successfully develop and finance affordable home ownership and rental housing development. Skills are taught within the context of case studies based on actual affordable housing development deals that members of NDC’s professional staff have structured and implemented in conjunction with clients in urban and rural communities across the country. In 2015, two courses in the series will be offered: HD 410 – Home Ownership Finance and HD 420 – Rental Housing Development Finance. Participants that complete all four courses will receive the HDFP certification. For registration information, view the training brochure.

NNRHA Awards
$53,000 in Scholarships

On May 20, the Newport News Redevelopment and
Housing Authority
held its annual Scholarship Banquet
at the Downing Gross Cultural
Arts Center in Newport News. 
Newport News City Councilwoman
Tina Vick addressed the students.
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Authority Celebrates Hall of Fame
Inductees Hampton Redevelopment

and Housing Authority, under the
leadership of Ronald Jackson, held the
Authority’s 11th Biennial Hall of Fame
banquet at the Virginia Air and Space
Center in Hampton Read more....

BRHA Executive Named to Leadership
Post for Regional Housing and
Redevelopment Council
- BRISTOL, Va.
Dave Baldwin, executive director
of the Bristol Redevelopment
and Housing Authority (BRHA),
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HOPEWELL FIRST IN VIRGINIA TO
BENEFIT FROM NEW HUD PROGRAM

Funding a Big Boost for
City’s Affordable Housing

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