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Sens. Warner, Kaine announce more than $43m for housing, infrastructure across Virginia

Sens. Warner, Kaine announce more than $43m for housing, infrastructure across Virginia
Posted at 2:17 PM, Apr 11, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-11 14:17:54-04

U.S. Senators Mark Warner and Tim Kaine announced that more than $43 million in federal funding will go to 26 municipalities across Virginia to support affordable housing development.

The funding, which comes out to $43,460,812, was awarded through the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Public Housing Capital Fund. The fund provides money to Public Housing Agencies in Virginia for the development, financing and modernization of public housing developments.

Local municipalities that received funding include Chesapeake ($1,094,151), Norfolk ($8,049,884) and Suffolk ($1,080,297). The full list of allocations is here:

  • Abingdon, $65,816
  • Alexandria, $1,877,154
  • Bristol, $839,375
  • Charlottesville, $874,956
  • Chesapeake, $1,094,151
  • Coeburn, $427,005
  • Danville, $1,120,996
  • Duffield, $204,263
  • Franklin, $155,253
  • Hampton, $1,372,164
  • Hopewell, $840,721
  • Jonesville, $137,519
  • Lebanon, $573,099
  • Lynchburg, $861,994
  • Marion, $532,801
  • Newport News, $4,053,812
  • Norfolk, $8,049,884
  • Norton, $479,901
  • Petersburg, $1,076,902
  • Portsmouth, $1,922,459
  • Richmond, $11,223,914
  • Roanoke, $3,425,178
  • Suffolk, $1,080,297
  • Waynesboro, $409,419
  • Williamsburg, $269,909
  • Wytheville, $491,870

“All Virginians deserve access to safe and affordable housing,” the senators said in a statement. “We are pleased that this federal funding will help make a difference in communities across Virginia.”