Key Plans and Reports


 Annual Action Plan

​Each year, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) requires that the City of Virginia Beach submit an Annual Action Plan (AAP). The plan outlines how the city will use and allocate funding under the following federal entitlement grants: 
  • Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program
  • HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME)
  • Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG) Program
  • Housing Opportunities for People with AIDS  (HOPWA) Program: The HOPWA program provides funds for the Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC Metro Area.

These funds have been used to support programs to address various affordable housing needs in the city, including addressing homelessness, creating affordable housing opportunities and providing home rehabilitation grants and loans for low- to moderate-income​ homeowners.

View the fiscal year 2019 (July 1, 2019 - June 30, 2020) Annual Action Plan h​ere​.  

 Consolidated Strategy and Plan

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development requires the City to develop a Five-Year Consolidated Strategy and Plan to develop priorities for the following federal entitlement grants: Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), HOME, Emergency Solutions Grant (ESG), and Housing Opportunities for People with AIDS (HOPWA). The plan also provides a summary of the City's housing and community development needs, resources and strategies, and is a management tool for assessing performance and tracking results.​​

The Annual Action Plan (AAP) is based on the city’s approved FY 2015-2020 Five-Year Consolidated Strategy and Plan​

​Draft 2020-2025 Consolidated Strategy and Plan Process

​​​Virginia Beach Housing & Neighborhood Preservation ​is in the process of updating its Consolidated Strategy and Plan (CSP) for 2020-2025.

​​Housing Needs Survey​

Public input is needed to help identify critical housing and neighbo​rhood preservation needs and issues in Virginia Beach. Residents can provide feedback online at through Jan. 24. Responses will be used to guide the strategy and priorities for the city's housing programs over the next five years.

The department will also hold a public hearing where residents can provide input on housing needs on:

Wednesday, Jan. 22
6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Virginia Beach Municipal Center - Building 21
2408 Courthouse Drive​

 Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report

​The Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report​ (CAPER) provides information on the department's on accomplishments and progress toward Consolidated and Strategy Plan goals.​
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