Friday, January 8, 2016

City Accepting Applications for 2016 Affordable Housing Trust Fund Program


The Richmond Affordable Housing Trust Fund Application deadline is Jan. 21. For more information, click here.


~ Mayor Jones and City Councilwoman Robertson Announce 2015 awardees ~

Applications for the 2016 Affordable Housing Trust Fund program are due by Jan. 21, 2016. Activities eligible for AHTF award include housing related support services, pre-development costs, new construction, property acquisition, rehabilitation costs, relocation and conversion of non-residential to residential development.

On Dec. 7, Mayor Dwight C. Jones and Ellen Robertson, Richmond City Council 6th District and Chair of the Affordable Housing Trust Fund Oversight Board, announced the City’s 2015 AHTF awardees. The 2015 AHTF awards, totaling nearly one million dollars, are expected to generate more than $23.5 million in affordable housing development in the city and nearly 200 new and rehabilitated affordable housing units. In addition, special housing related services will be provided to more than 220 families and homeless individuals.

The list of affordable housing developments and services receiving AHTF awards are:
  • William Byrd Senior Apartments with project:HOMES
  • Cary Street Preservation Project with Better Housing Coalition
  • Studios II with Virginia Supportive Housing
  • Eggleston Plaza with The Hanson Company
  • Wheelchair Ramp Project with project:HOMES
  • Rebuilding Together Year Round with Rebuilding Together of Richmond
  • Move to Opportunity with Housing Opportunities Made Equal
  • Home Again Rapid Re-Housing Project with Emergency Shelter, Inc., dba Home Again
  • Home Link with Virginia Supportive Housing
  • Flagler Rapid Re-Housing with St. Joseph’s Villa
  • Coordinated Outreach with The Daily Planet