Housing Rehabilitation


Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)

This CDBG program funds eligible units of local government to provide loans for housing improvements that meet DHCD Housing Quality Standards for low- to moderate-income occupants of substandard housing units.

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Emergency Home and Accessibility Repair Program (EHARP)

The Emergency Home and Accessibility Repair Program (EHARP) provides funds to remove urgent, emergency health and safety hazards. It also addresses physical accessibility barriers for low-income Virginians.

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Indoor Plumbing Rehabilitation (IPR)

The Indoor Plumbing Rehabilitation (IPR) program provides forgivable loans to low- and moderate-income owner occupants of substandard housing, which has no potable water indoors, no indoor plumbing, or a failed septic system.

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Lead Hazard Reduction (LHR) Program

The Lead Hazard Reduction (LHR) Program is a new DHCD program that provides federal HUD funding to sub-recipient organizations to administer lead abatement activities across the state.

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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.

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Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP)

The Weatherization Assistance program provides funds to install measures that reduce residential heating and cooling costs for low-income families and enhance the health and safety of residents. The program provides repairs and improvements to home heating and cooling systems and provides for the installation of energy-saving measures in the house, such as insulation and air sealing.

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