Warner, Kaine announce $43 million for housing, infrastructure projects across Virginia

virginiaU.S. Sens. Mark Warner and Tim Kaine (both D-VA) announced $43,246,753 in federal funding to support affordable housing development across Virginia. The funding, which will go to 26 municipalities across the Commonwealth, has been awarded through the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Public Housing Capital Fund.

“Families all across the Commonwealth should have access to safe and affordable housing,” the Senators said. “We are pleased that these federal dollars will help support the health and safety of Virginia communities.”

President Trump’s FY 2019 budget eliminates funding for the Public Housing Capital Fund. The Capital Fund provides critical federal dollars to Public Housing Agencies (PHAs) in Virginia for the development, financing, and modernization of public housing developments and for management improvements. In March, Sens. Warner and Kaine voted in favor of the omnibus bill that provides more than $2.75 billion in funding to the Capital Fund program.

The selected Virginia housing authorities and funding amounts are listed below:

Virginia Housing Authority RecipientCityAmount
Portsmouth Redev. & Housing AuthorityPORTSMOUTH$2,184,978.00
Bristol Redevelopment & Housing AuthorityBRISTOL$803,731.00
Newport News Redev. & Housing AuthorityNEWPORT NEWS$4,021,967.00
Alexandria Redev. & Housing AuthorityALEXANDRIA$1,957,491.00
Hopewell Redevelopment & Housing AuthorityHOPEWELL$800,481.00
Norfolk Redevelopment & Housing AuthorityNORFOLK$8,576,413.00
Richmond Redev. & Housing AuthorityRICHMOND$10,911,250.00
Danville Redevelopment & Housing AuthorityDANVILLE$1,056,943.00
Roanoke Redevelopment & Housing AuthorityROANOKE$3,265,133.00
Chesapeake Redev. & Housing AuthorityCHESAPEAKE$1,037,894.00
Lynchburg Redev. & Housing AuthorityLYNCHBURG$820,492.00
Norton Redevelopment & Housing AuthorityNORTON$460,027.00
Charlottesville Redev. & Housing AuthorityCHARLOTTESVILLE$832,974.00
Hampton Redevelopment & Housing AuthorityHAMPTON$1,306,266.00
Franklin Redev. & Housing AuthorityFRANKLIN$147,828.00
Petersburg Redev. & Housing AuthorityPETERSBURG$1,025,085.00
Wytheville Redev. & Housing AuthorityWYTHEVILLE$462,256.00
Waynesboro Redev. & Housing AuthorityWAYNESBORO$390,498.00
Wise County Redev. & Housing AuthorityCOEBURN$409,332.00
Suffolk Redev. & Housing AuthoritySUFFOLK$1,024,358.00
Williamsburg Redev. & Housing AuthorityWILLIAMSBURG$258,697.00
Cumberland Plateau Reg. Housing AuthorityLEBANANON$548,009.00
Marion Redevelopment & Housing AuthorityMARION$536,689.00
Scott County Redev. & Housing AuthorityDUFFIELD$210,200.00
Abingdon Redev. & Housing AuthorityABINGDON$63,093.00
Lee County Redev. & Housing AuthorityJONESVILLE$134,668.00
 
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