Comprehensive Neighborhood Improvements


Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)

This CDBG program will fund eligible units of local government for planning and implementation projects that address critical community development needs, including housing, infrastructure and economic development.

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Small-Scale Real Estate Development

Small-scale real estate developers can help advance community goals—one building at a time. Derelict commercial structures, vacant lots and existing stock of smaller structures offer opportunity for new businesses and quality housing. Successful towns and cities are not waiting for the right developer to come along; they are fostering the growth of their own local players—emerging development… Learn More


Vibrant Community Initiative (VCI)

The Vibrant Community Initiative (VCI) combines multiple funding sources to support local or regional transformational community-based projects including affordable housing and community and/or economic development components. Funding for VCI will include a portion of DHCD’s federal CDBG and HOME allocations. VCI funding will also include resources from the Virginia Housing Trust Fund and… Learn More