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Griffith Announces Emory & Henry to Receive $51 Million in USDA Funding for Campus...

Congressman Morgan Griffith (R-VA) today announced that Emory & Henry College has been approved for a $46 million low-interest direct loan and a $5 million guaranteed third-party loan by U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development, allowing the school to fund campus improvement projects including the development of new apartment-style residence halls for upper class students.

EPA Awards Grant to Virginia Tech for Water Sampling in Flint

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced an $80,000 grant to Virginia Tech University which will fund sampling to measure lead levels in Flint’s drinking water. Beginning this week, Virginia Tech researchers will work with residents to collect water samples from the 271 Flint residences that were first sampled in August 2015.

Governor McAuliffe Announces more than $6.9 million in Housing Trust Funds

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today more than $6.9 million in Housing Trust Fund grants and loans for the Homeless Reduction Grant and the Competitive Loan Program. Twenty-three projects will receive grants through these two programs of the Virginia Housing Trust Fund. The Trust Fund is intended to create and preserve affordable housing and to reduce homelessness in the Commonwealth.

Warner, Kaine Announce $1.5 Million in Federal Funds to Help Virginians on Public Assistance...

U.S. Sens. Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine (both D-VA) today announced that 18 Virginia localities will receive more than $1.5 million in grants from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The funding will help Virginia families who receive federal housing vouchers and public housing residents reduce their dependency on welfare assistance and rental subsidies, by providing tools and resources that will assist them in gaining job skills and increasing their earned income

Governor McAuliffe Announces More Than $8.2 Million in Community Development Block Grants

Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced more than $8.2 million in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding for 12 projects in Virginia. Since 1982, the federally-funded CDBG program has been administered by the Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD), and Virginia receives approximately $17 million annually for this grant program.

VIRGINIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS LAUNCHES ALLIANCE WITH HOMES FOR OUR TROOPS

The Virginia Association of REALTORS® (VAR) kicks off its first year-long sponsorship of Homes for Our Troops (HFOT) with a $10,000 contribution towards the total $61,175 raised in support of the nonprofit that operates nationally to build mortgage-free homes for severely injured post-9/11 Veterans, enabling them to rebuild their lives.

Wells Fargo HomeLIFT program to help Virginia Beach, Norfolk homebuyers

Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC), NeighborWorks America® and its network member Community Housing Partners today announced the $4.75 million Wells Fargo HomeLIFT℠ program for Virginia Beach and Norfolk homebuyers.

Governor McAuliffe Announces $200,000 Local Innovation Grant for Nelson County

Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced $200,000 in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Local Innovation funding for Nelson County. The Local Innovation Fund provides financial assistance to localities that are implementing small scale, innovative community development projects.

AVAILABILITY OF 2013 EMERGENCY SOLUTIONS GRANT APPLICATIONS

WASHINGTON, D.C. - May 1, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Virgin Islands Housing Finance Authority (VIHFA) announces the availability of Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) applications for the 2013 grant year

Governor McDonnell Announces $1 Million in Permanent Supportive Housing Grants

RICHMOND - April 2, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Governor Bob McDonnell announced today $1 million for three permanent supportive housing grants. The grants come from a special funding allocation of $1 million included in the governor's budget for fiscal year 2013.

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Arlington County Board Approves Redevelopment of Former Bob Peck Site

Ballston project incorporates office buildings, affordable housing, ground-floor retail, townhouses ARLINGTON, Va.– The Arlington County Board today approved a mixed-use project for the last unplanned...

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Virginia Residential Real Estate Market Ended 2016 with Impressive Strength

The Virginia residential real estate market eclipsed prior year performance and approached nearly $38 billion in sales, according to the Fourth Quarter 2016 Home Sales Report released by the Virginia REALTORS® association. Key measures, including the total number of sales, value of all transactions, and median sales price, rose from their 2015 benchmarks.