DHCD Events


2017 Homeless Assistance Services Input Sessions

Registration is now open.

The Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) will conduct input sessions related to homeless assistance services.  The information gathered will be used to shape decisions for the upcoming year.  DHCD encourages and highly recommends all area service providers and Continuum of Care / Balance of State local planning group representatives attend. 

October 3, 2017 at 1pm - Roanoke
October 4, 2017 at 10am – Abingdon
October 6, 2017 at 10am and 1pm - Prince William County
October 12, 2017 at 10am - Newport News
October 13, 2017 at 10am – Richmond



2017 BLUEPRINT FOR THE FUTURE DESIGN COMPETITION at the Governor's Housing Conference

MAY 26, 2017: Phase I Submission Deadline
JUNE 15, 2017: Phase I Winner Announcement/Invitation to Phase II
AUGUST 18, 2017: Phase II Submission Deadline
SEPTEMBER 15, 2017: Phase II Winner Announcement

For more information please click on the link below.



2018 CDBG Program Design Input Workshops

You are invited to attend the CDBG Input Workshop to provide comments for the 2018 CDBG Program Design. DHCD will provide a basic overview of CDBG resources and develop an agenda to attain feedback regarding the best uses for the 2018 CDBG program year funding. 

Tuesday, October 24
10:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m.
Main Street Centre
12th Floor North Conference Room
600 East Main Street
Richmond, Virginia 23219


Thursday, October 26
10:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. 
Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center
One Partnership Circle
Abingdon, Virginia 24210 

Manufactured Housing Installers Program (MHIP)

DHCD State Building Code Office (SBCO) is pleased to announce the availability of the Manufactured Housing Installers Program (MHIP) now online through the Jack A Proctor Virginia Building Code Academy Knowledge Center. Completion of this program is required for all installers of manufactured homes in Virginia prior to application for the mandatory licensure issued by the VA Department of Professional Occupation and Regulation (DPOR).
Due to technical issues electronic payment for the program cannot be accepted at this time. After completing the training program users will be prompted to print the ‘attendance certificate’ necessary to receive ‘Completion verification’ required by DPOR.
Instructions for receiving the required ‘completion verification’.
1.  Complete the On-line MHIP. Instructions for accessing the VBCA KC and establishing a user account.
2.  Follow instructions to print the Attendance certificate
3.  Mail attendance certificate and $50 fee (check made payable to the Treasurer of Virginia) to:

Cindy Davis
600 E. Main Street, Suite 300
Richmond, VA 23219
For problems with the Knowledge Center  or questions regarding the Manufactured Housing Installers Program please contact the State Building Code Office at (804) 371-7150