Housing and Homelessness Information Fair Scheduled for March 19

Event to Highlight Housing Issues, Opportunities and Solutions

Friday, March 08, 2013

Learn about the variety of housing and related resources that are available in your community at the Housing and Homelessness Information Fair on Tuesday, March 19, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Renaissance Academy, 5100 Cleveland St. Nonprofit organizations, city agencies and members of the faith community will be available to provide information on a variety of housing resources, including affordable rental housing, homelessness, homeownership, code enforcement, fair housing, civic engagement, housing opportunities for veterans, workforce housing and more.


The event will feature a presentation on the city, faith community and nonprofit agencies’ ongoing commitment to end homelessness and create affordable housing opportunities in Virginia Beach. Attendees will also hear about potential projects and initiatives for ending and preventing homelessness, including an overview of the current study of the housing crisis response system. More event details are available at www.vbgov.com/housing-info-fair


The Housing and Homelessness Information Fair is co-sponsored by the Department of Housing and Neighborhood Preservation and the BEACH Community Partnership. BEACH, which stands for Bringing an End to All City Homelessness, is a partnership of city, nonprofit and faith-based organizations seeking to better address homelessness through enhanced cooperation and communication, coordinated service delivery, resource development and new strategies. For more information about BEACH, visit www.beach-cp.org.


For more information about housing resources, visit www.vbgov.com/housing.