DHCD events


2019 ARC Input Session

You are invited to participate in the Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development's (DHCD) 2019 Virginia Appalachian Regional Commission program (ARC) Input Session. The input session is an opportunity to provide input and feedback on the strategic direction and priorities for the 2019 Virginia ARC Annual Strategy Statement and the Virginia ARC Four-Year Development Plan. This is also an opportunity to share and discuss your proposed project ideas. 


Thursday, August 23, 2018 2 p.m.
Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center
Executive Auditorium One Partnership Place
Abingdon, Virginia 24210

*While there is no fee to attend, please be sure to register by Friday, August 17, 2018, so we may provide adequate meeting space.*



2019 VATI Input Session

The Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) will host a general audience input session to discuss the proposed 2019 Virginia Telecommunication Initiative (VATI) guidelines and criteria. DHCD has received $4 million for FY 2019 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.

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Manufactured Housing Installers Program (MHIP)

DHCD State Building Code Office (SBCO) is pleased to announce the availability of the Manufactured Housing Installers Program (MHIP) now online through the Jack A Proctor Virginia Building Code Academy Knowledge Center. Completion of this program is required for all installers of manufactured homes in Virginia prior to application for the mandatory licensure issued by the VA Department of Professional Occupation and Regulation (DPOR).
Due to technical issues electronic payment for the program cannot be accepted at this time. After completing the training program users will be prompted to print the ‘attendance certificate’ necessary to receive ‘Completion verification’ required by DPOR.
Instructions for receiving the required ‘completion verification’.
1.  Complete the On-line MHIP. Instructions for accessing the VBCA KC and establishing a user account.
2.  Follow instructions to print the Attendance certificate
3.  Mail attendance certificate and $50 fee (check made payable to the Treasurer of Virginia) to:

Jeff Brown
600 E. Main Street, Suite 300
Richmond, VA 23219
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For problems with the Knowledge Center  or questions regarding the Manufactured Housing Installers Program please contact the State Building Code Office at (804) 371-7150