Request for Proposals

 Housing Opportunity Funds / Project-Based Voucher

Housing Opportunity Funds (HOF) Program
Virginia Beach Housing & Neighborhood Preservation is accepting proposals for its Housing Opportunity Funds program. The program is to encourage the development of newly constructed housing units or substantial rehabilitation of existing housing units for occupancy by low- and moderate-income persons and families, or apartment units for homeless individuals. Federal HOME and CDBG funds may be awarded to eligible projects based on the extent to which they achieve the City’s goals. There is no set amount that may be awarded in total or to any particular project.

​​Project-Based Voucher (PBV) Program

Virginia Beach Housing & Neighborhood Preservation is accepting applications for project-based vouchers under the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program. Any vouchers awarded will not be available until January 2021, at the earliest. The program is to encourage the development of newly constructed housing units or substantial rehabilitation of existing housing units for occupancy by low-income persons and families, or apartment units for homeless individuals. Vouchers may be applied for together with Housing  Opportunity funds, or on their own.

​​​Application Package & Instructions

Please follow the instructions in the HOF/PBV RFP package. 

Neither this notice nor the acceptance of any application shall imply a funding obligation to any applicant. The City reserves the sole right to approve or reject any and all applications on such basis as it deems to be in its best interest and to waive irregularities or informalities in the proposal process.

Application Package

  • Instructions
  • Appendix A - Application​: All applicants are required to provide the completed form in Appendix A - “Application”. Click on the link to download the Word file and choose Save or Save As to save it to your computer.
  • Appendix B - Development Budget Worksheet​: All applicants are required to provide the completed spreadsheet form in Appendix B –“Development Budget.” Please contact Cindy Walters at cwalters@vbgov.com or (757) 385-5754 to receive a required budget worksheet (Excel file).
  • Appendix C - PBV Application​: If requesting Project Based Vouchers (PBVs), also complete the application form in Appendix C. Click on the link to download the Word file and choose Save or Save As to save it to your computer.​
  • Appendix C-1 - PBV Checklist: Please contact Cindy Walters at cwalters@vbgov.com or (757) 385-5754 to receive PBV checklist (Excel file).

Deadline:

** Deadline extended to 5 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 6, 2020. 

Completed applications may be mailed or hand delivered to:​

Department of Housing and Neighborhood Preservation
Attn: Cindy Walters​
2408 Courthouse Drive
Building 21, Room 144
Virginia Beach, VA  23456

Or, by email to: cwalters@vbgov.com 


For more information about the scope of the application, contact Cindy Walters at (757) 385-5754 (TTY: 757-711 Virginia Relay for individuals who are deaf
or hard of hearing).

The City of Virginia Beach affirmatively complies with all fair housing and equal opportunity requirements in all of its activities.
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