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 Recipient City Amount
Portsmouth Redev. & Housing Authority PORTSMOUTH $2,184,978.00
Bristol Redevelopment & Housing Authority BRISTOL $803,731.00
Newport News Redev. & Housing Authority NEWPORT NEWS $4,021,967.00
Alexandria Redev. & Housing Authority ALEXANDRIA $1,957,491.00
Hopewell Redevelopment & Housing Authority HOPEWELL $800,481.00
Norfolk Redevelopment & Housing Authority NORFOLK $8,576,413.00
Richmond Redev. & Housing Authority RICHMOND $10,911,250.00
Danville Redevelopment & Housing Authority DANVILLE $1,056,943.00
Roanoke Redevelopment & Housing Authority ROANOKE $3,265,133.00
Chesapeake Redev. & Housing Authority CHESAPEAKE $1,037,894.00
Lynchburg Redev. & Housing Authority LYNCHBURG $820,492.00
Norton Redevelopment & Housing Authority NORTON $460,027.00
Charlottesville Redev. & Housing Authority CHARLOTTESVILLE $832,974.00
Hampton Redevelopment & Housing Authority HAMPTON $1,306,266.00
Franklin Redev. & Housing Authority FRANKLIN $147,828.00
Petersburg Redev. & Housing Authority PETERSBURG $1,025,085.00
Wytheville Redev. & Housing Authority WYTHEVILLE $462,256.00
Waynesboro Redev. & Housing Authority WAYNESBORO $390,498.00
Wise County Redev. & Housing Authority COEBURN $409,332.00
Suffolk Redev. & Housing Authority SUFFOLK $1,024,358.00
Williamsburg Redev. & Housing Authority WILLIAMSBURG $258,697.00
Cumberland Plateau Reg. Housing Authority LEBANANON $548,009.00
Marion Redevelopment & Housing Authority MARION $536,689.00
Scott County Redev. & Housing Authority DUFFIELD $210,200.00
Abingdon Redev. & Housing Authority ABINGDON $63,093.00
Lee County Redev. & Housing Authority JONESVILLE $134,668.00

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