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Virginia Telecommunication Initiative (VATI) Input Session

The Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) will be hosting an input session for Interested Parties who would like to offer feedback on the proposed guidelines and criteria and learn more about the Virginia Telecommunication Initiative (VATI). DHCD has received $2.5 million over two years to implement broadband infrastructure deployment in partnership with private internet service providers across the Commonwealth.  The funds shall be used for providing financial assistance to supplement construction costs by private sector broadband service providers to extend service to areas that presently are unserved by any broadband provider.

Tuesday, September 20
2-4:30 p.m.
Main Street Centre
600 East Main Street
Suite 300
Richmond, Virginia 23219 

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2017 CDBG Program Design Input Workshops

You are invited to attend the CDBG Input Workshop to provide comments for the 2017 CDBG Program Design. DHCD will provide a basic overview of CDBG resources and develop an agenda to attain feedback regarding the best uses for the 2017 CDBG program year funding. 

Monday, September 26
9:30 a.m.-noon
Main Street Centre
12th Floor South Conference Room
600 East Main Street
Richmond, Virginia 23219

Wednesday, September 28
9:30 a.m.-noon 
Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center
Executive Auditorium
One Partnership Circle
Abingdon, Virginia 24210 
 
 
 

Save the date: CDBG How-to-Apply Workshops

DHCD will conduct two how-to-apply workshops for  the CDBG program on Monday, December 12  in Abingdon and Wednesday, December 13 in Richmond. More information will be coming soon, including a registration link.
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Vibrant Community Initiative

How-to-Apply Workshops

Pre-Application Due:
October 14, 2016
 
Full Application Due: 
TBD (tentatively February 2017)
 
The Vibrant Community Initiative (VCI) will combine multiple funding sources from the Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) to support local or regional comprehensive community-based projects including affordable housing and community and/or economic development components. Funding for VCI will include a portion of the 2016-2017 CDBG and HOME allocations. VCI funding will also include resources from the Virginia Housing Trust Fund and may include other funding sources where appropriate. Approximately $4.5 million in DHCD state and federal resources will be set aside to provide project financing for VCI.

Friday, Aug. 26
10 a.m.-noon
Hampton Newport News CSB (Room 1356)
300 Medical Drive
Hampton, VA 23666

Tuesday, Aug. 30
10 a.m.-noon 
Wytheville Meeting Center (Room 2)
333 Community Boulevard
Wytheville, VA 24382
 
Wednesday, Aug. 31
10 a.m.-noon
Webinar
 
Thursday, Sept. 1
10 a.m.-noon
REALTOR Association of Prince William (PWAR)
4545 Daisy Reid Avenue
Suite 150
Woodbridge, VA 22192

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2017 ARC How-to-Apply Workshop

Tuesday, August 9, 2016
9:30-11:30 a.m.
Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center
Executive Auditorium 
(Map it)

On Tuesday, August 9, the Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development will hold a how-to-apply workshop for the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) program. DHCD will provide information on applying for the 2017 ARC funding. 

While there is no fee to attend, please be sure to register by Friday, August 5, so we may provide adequate meeting space. Light refreshments will be provided.

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