Homeless & Crisis Assistance

Homeless & Crisis Assistance

Governor Kaine Announces $9 Million in Grants for Virginia’s Homeless Service Providers

RICHMOND – Governor Timothy M. Kaine today announced the award of $9 million in grants for 122 homeless shelters across the Commonwealth. The grants, administered by the Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD), will be used to provide operating and program support.

Regional Conference on Ending Homelessness to be held February 5 in Portsmouth

On February 5, Portsmouth will serve as host for the South Hampton Roads Regional Conference on Ending Homelessness. This event is sponsored by the Southside Regional Mayors/Chair Homeless Taskforce consisting of the cities of Chesapeake, Franklin, Norfolk, Portsmouth, Suffolk, and Virginia Beach. This is the 2nd of these conferences, and Portsmouth’s first time serving as host city

National Media Company Unveils Support for Norfolk’s Homeless Program

Norfolk, VA - December 12, 2007 - Mayor Paul Fraim announced today that the Landmark Communications Foundation has approved grants totaling $318,000 to finance projects that are critical to the success of the plan to end homelessness in the city within 10 years


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...


New Poll Shows Virginians Strongly Favor Policies that Make Housing More...

The Campaign for Housing and Civic Engagement (CHACE), a statewide network of housing advocates spearheaded by the Virginia Housing Alliance and the Virginia Poverty Law Center working to elevate housing issues for the 2017 elections, revealed the results of a statewide public opinion survey on housing and energy efficiency issues conducted by the Judy Ford Wason Center for Public Policy at Christopher Newport University