Key Plans and Reports

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 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​.  

View the draft Five-Year Consolidated Strategy and Plan and FY 20-21 AAP here.

 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.

View the draft Five-Year Consolidated Strategy and Plan and FY 20-21 AAP here. 

 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.​

Draft Five-Year Consolidated Strategy and Plan & FY 20-21 AAP Available for Five-Day Comment Period Commences Aug. 30, 2020

Virginia Beach Housing & Neighborhood Preservation is currently accepting public comments on its draft Five-Year CSP & FY 20-21 Annual Action Plan. 


Public Comment Period: Aug. 30, - Sept. 4, 2020
How to Submit Comments:
  • Attend virtual public hearing on Monday, Aug. 31, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. Members of the public who wish to attend and make comments virtually should contact Tara Ingram at (757) 385-5814 or tingram@vbgov.com prior to the hearing.
  • Submit comments in writing to:
    Andrew Friedman, Director
    Virginia Beach Housing & Neighborhood Preservation
    Building 21 - Room 144
    2408 Courthouse Drive
    Virginia Beach, VA 23456
  • Email afriedma@vbgov.com or cwalters@vbgov.com

 Housing Study

The Housing Needs Assessment, Market Analysis, and Re-Investment Study conducted by the Virginia Center for Housing Research at Virginia Tech and czb, LLC, a neighborhood planning firm, provides information on the city's household demographics, housing stock, homeownership and rental rates, neighborhood characteristics, and more. It also reveals trends, housing needs, and opportunities for achieving the city's goals for affordability and the preservation and enhancement of existing housing. Results from the study are being used to guide city policy and funding for housing and neighborhood preservation programs.

Housing & Neighborhood Preservation is drafting a strategic plan for implementin​g the recommendations outlined in the study.

View the final report and summary presentation to City Council​ from January 2017. 

​​Past Plans​

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