General Contractors Encouraged to Apply for Housing & Neighborhood Preservation’s Active Contractors Registry

Contractors Workshop Scheduled Nov. 17

Wednesday, November 02, 2011

The Department of Housing and Neighborhood Preservation invites general contractors specializing in home rehabilitation to apply to be on its active contractors registry. Applicants must be licensed Class A or B contractors registered in Virginia. Interested contractors are encouraged to attend a workshop on Thursday, Nov. 17 to learn more about the department’s home rehabilitation programs and bidding process. The workshop will be held from noon to 4 p.m. in room H131 at the Advanced Technology Center, 1800 College Crescent.


Housing & Neighborhood Preservation offers programs that provide grants and loans to eligible homeowners to help make necessary home repair and modifications more affordable. Examples of repairs and modifications include window replacements, insulation upgrades, accessibility modifications, HVAC system replacements and correcting electrical, gas and plumbing hazards. Only approved contractors on the registry are eligible to bid on projects administered by the department.


To attend the workshop, register by Nov. 10 with Natasha Wise at (757) 385-5834 or For more information, contact Olin Walden at (757) 385-5760.