DHCD Events


HOME Affordable and Special Needs Housing How-to-Apply Webinar

Tuesday, August 26, 2014
1:30-3:30 p.m.
HOME Affordable and Special Needs Housing funds are awarded in quarterly rounds for development of affordable rental and homeownership units.  This webinar provides instruction on program guidelines applicable to these funds.
Meeting number:            598 686 251
Meeting password:         (This meeting does not require a password.)


Audio conference information:
Provide your phone number when you join the meeting to receive a call back. Alternatively, you can call:

Call-in toll-free number: 1-866-8425779  (US/Canada)
Call in code: 8043717100


2014 DHCD Grant Management and Housing Rehabilitation Workshop

We invite you to join us for the 2014 Grant Management and Housing Rehabilitation Workshop. The workshop is broken into two components, so attend one or both in one location. Topics will include case studies, best practices, policy changes, trending, financial compliance, housing inspections, procurement, Centralized Application and Management System (CAMS) updates and much more.
This CDBG Grant Management training is required for persons responsible for implementation of a CDBG project. The Housing Rehabilitation training is required for persons responsible for the implementation of the the Indoor Plumbing Rehabilitation Program (IPR) and/or a CDBG project with housing rehabilitation activities. IPR partners and Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP) grantees are also invited to attend.
Who should attend:
The Grant Management training: grant managers, finance managers, local government officials, planning directors, public housing authority partners and key grant facilitation staff.
The Housing Rehabilitation training: grant managers, rehabilitation specialists and nonprofit housing construction partners (i.e. Habitat).
Registration Fee:
$150 Grant Management Training Only ($175 after Aug. 11)
$250 Housing Rehabilitation Training Only ($275 after Aug. 11)
$350 Both Trainings ($375 after Aug. 11)

Tuesday, August 19
Grant Management Training
Noon                             Registration
1 p.m.                           Welcome
1:30-5 p.m.                   Training Sessions
Lunch and dinner are on your own. Explore Lynchburg!
Wednesday, August 20  
7:30 a.m.                       Breakfast
9 a.m.-noon                   Training
Noon                              Buffet Lunch
1 p.m.-4:30 p.m.            Training Sessions
5-7 p.m.                         Onsite Networking Reception (Open to all workshop attendees)
Dinner on your own
Thursday, August 21
Housing Rehabilitation Training
7:30 a.m.                       Breakfast
9 a.m.                            Welcome/Keynote Address
9:30 a.m.-noon             Training Sessions
Noon                             Buffet Lunch
1-5 p.m.                        Training Sessions
6 p.m.                           Offsite Networking Event
Friday, August 22
7:30 a.m.                      Breakfast
9 a.m.-noon                 Training Sessions
Noon                            Awards Luncheon
1-2:30 p.m.                  Training Sessions
2:30 p.m.                     Adjourn
Hotel Registration
Holiday Inn Lynchburg
601 Main Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504
Room Rate:
$85 per room (plus tax) per night for single or double occupancy plus tax.We have reserved a special block of rooms until Aug. 11. Free parking is available on the premises.
To book your hotel reservation at the special rate, call (434) 528-2500 or 1-800-HOLIDAY and use the conference code "VDH."


2014 CDBG How-to-Apply Workshops

The Department of Housing and Community Development will conduct two how-to-apply workshops for Community Improvement Grants under the CDBG program on Wednesday, Jan. 22  in Richmond and on Wednesday, Jan. 29 in Abingdon. These workshops will review project options, funding availability, proposal formatting, submission requirements and the proposal evaluation methodology. Please register by Jan. 17, 2014.

Visit the CDBG website for more information about this program.  If you have any questions, please contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .


Virginia Enterprise Zones: Grant Year 2013 "How-to-Qualify" Workshops

The Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) will hold four regional Virginia Enterprise Zone "how-to-qualify" workshops on the dates specified below. These workshops will provide in-depth information on qualifying for Grant Year 2013 Real Property Investment Grants and Job Creation Grants. The workshops are free and open to the public. Business firms, property owners, and CPAs located within the boundaries of Virginia Enterprise Zones are encouraged to attend.

Abingdon: December 4th
SWVA Higher Education Center

Martinsville: December 5th
West Piedmont Business Development Center
Richmond: December 10th
Main Street Center
Norfolk: December 11th
City of Norfolk Dept. of Finance