DHCD Events


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.



Virginia Telecommunication Initiative (VATI) Input Session

The Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) will be hosting an input session for Interested Parties who would like to offer feedback on the 2018 Virginia Telecommunication Initiative (VATI) proposed guidelines and criteria.

DHCD has $1 million to implement broadband infrastructure deployment in partnership with private internet service providers across the Commonwealth.  The funds shall be used for providing financial assistance to supplement construction costs by private sector broadband service providers to extend service  to areas that presently are unserved by any broadband provider.

For more information about the Virginia Telecommunication Initiative (VATI) please click here.

Monday, June 13, 2017
Main Street Centre
600 East Main Street
Suite 300
Richmond, Virginia 23219 


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