PRESS RELEASES

2021

July 23, 2021

Governor Northam Awards Virginia Main Street Grants to 16 Community Development Projects

July 8, 2021
Governor Northam Announces Over $21 Million in Affordable and Special Needs Housing Loans

July 8, 2021
Governor Northam Celebrates Groundbreaking on Northern Neck Broadband Project

June 23, 2021
Governor Northam Announces Over $11.1 Million in GO Virginia Grants

April 26, 2021
Governor Northam Recommends 13 Projects for Appalachian Regional Commission Funding, Totaling $4.1 Million

April 9, 2021
Governor Northam Announces Over $6.3 million GO Virginia Grants to Drive Economic Growth

April 1, 2021
Governor Northam Applauds $1.1 Million from Appalachian Regional Commission to Address Substance Abuse Recovery

March 18, 2021
Governor Northam Announces $20.1 Million to Strengthen Broadband Infrastructure in 17 Localities

March 1, 2021
Governor Northam Announces Over $24 Million in Affordable and Special Needs Housing Loans

February 16, 2021
Governor Northam Announces $524 Million in New Funding for Virginia Rent Relief Program

February 11, 2021
Governor Northam Announces Six Rural Localities to Receive Over $3.8 Million in Community Development Block Grants

February 9, 2021
Governor Northam Announces Grants to Improve Menchville Marina in Newport News, Redevelop Willis Building in Norfolk and Lovett Point in Portsmouth

February 3, 2021
Virginia Governor Ralph Northam to Serve as 2021 Appalachian Regional Commission States’ Co-Chair

January 26, 2021
Governor Northam Announces More Than $29.6 Million to Expand Broadband Access

2020

December 29, 2020
DHCD Announces Six Enterprise Zones Renewals

December 23, 2020
Governor Northam Announces Over $6 Million in GO Virginia Grants to Stimulate Economic Growth, Address Ongoing Impacts of Pandemic

December 23, 2020
Governor Northam Announces Community Business Launch Awards for Blackstone and Buena Vista

November 20, 2020
Governor Northam Announces Over $1.4 Million for Three Revitalization Projects

November 2, 2020
Governor Northam Announces Over $9 Million in GO Virginia Grants to Spur Economic Recovery, Support Long-Term Growth

November 2, 2020
Governor Northam Applauds More Than $3.9 Million in Federal Funding for Communities in Appalachian Virginia

October 7, 2020
Governor Northam Announces Additional Funding for Rent and Mortgage Relief

October 7, 2020
Governor Northam Allocates $30 Million in CARES Act Funding to Fast-Track Broadband Projects

September 28, 2020
Governor Northam Announces More Than $1.7 Million for Projects That Help Virginians Impacted by COVID-19 on the Peninsula

September 28, 2020
Governor Northam Announces More Than $8.4 Million to Support COVID-19 Recovery and Response Efforts in Rural Virginia

September 24, 2020
Governor Northam Announces Expansion of Rent and Mortgage Relief Program for Landlords

September 16, 2020
Governor Northam Announces Four New Virginia Main Street Communities

August 31, 2020
Governor Northam Announces $4 Million to Expand Legal Aid Services for Virginians Facing Eviction

August 13, 2020
Governor Northam Announces GO Virginia Funding to Support Economic Recovery, Regional Workforce Development, and Entrepreneurial Ecosystems

August 12, 2020
Governor Northam Announces More Than $2.5 Million Awarded to Four Localities for Water and Sewer System Improvements

August 12, 2020
Governor Northam Announces More Than $7 Million Awarded to Seven Localities for Housing Rehabilitation and Community Development

August 11, 2020
Governor Northam Awards Funding for 18 Community Development Projects Across Virginia

August 7, 2020
Virginia Supreme Court Grants Temporary Statewide Eviction Moratorium

July 30, 2020
2020 Virginia Main Street Merit Award Winners Announced

July 27, 2020
Governor Northam Announces $70 Million Rebuild VA Economic Recovery Fund for Small Businesses, Nonprofits Impacted by COVID-19

July 2, 2020
Governor Northam Announces More Than $10.3 Million to Support 790 Affordable Housing Units

July 1, 2020
Governor Northam Announces More Than $4.2 Million to Stimulate Economic Recovery in Virginia’s Appalachian Region

June 29, 2020
Governor Northam Launches Rent and Mortgage Relief Program to Assist Virginians Facing Eviction or Foreclosure

June 15, 2020
Governor Northam Announces New Affordable Housing in Charlottesville and Newport News

June 15, 2020
Governor Northam Announces $14.66 Million for New Economic Resilience and Recovery Program

May 19, 2020
Governor Northam Highlights New Housing Resources and Eviction Protections

May 18, 2020
RISE Announces Five Winners of the 2020 Coastal Community Resilience Challenges

May 1, 2020
Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development Announces Over $2.8 Million in GO Virginia Grants

April 3, 2020
Governor Northam Announces Emergency Funding to Shelter Virginia’s Homeless Population

April 2, 2020
Virginia Receives Major Disaster Declaration from Federal Government for COVID-19

February 28, 2020
Governor Northam Celebrates Groundbreaking for Coastal Resilience Project in the City of Norfolk

February 20, 2020
Governor Northam Announces Statewide 2020 Census Week of Action

February 05, 2020
Governor Northam Launches Virginia Local Government Exchange Program

February 04, 2020
Governor Northam Announces Grants to Grow Oyster Industry in Newport News, Revitalize Norfolk Railyard at Lambert’s Point and Former Coal Plant in Portsmouth

January 27, 2020
Governor Northam Announces Nearly $12 Million in Funding for 25 Affordable Housing and Homeless Reduction Projects

January 22, 2020
Governor Northam Announces Broadband Expansion to Connect More Than 36,200 Homes, Businesses, and Community Groups

2019

December 11, 2019
Governor Northam Announces More Than $5.8 Million for Regional Workforce, STEM, and Site Development Initiatives

November 22, 2019
Governor Northam Pledges Continued Progress to Meet Affordable Housing Demands in Virginia

October 30, 2019
Energy Awareness and Weatherization Day Proclamation

October 30, 2019
Governor Northam Announces More Than $1.4 Million in Industrial Revitalization Funds

October 22, 2019
Governor Northam Announces Launch of Opportunity Virginia

October 09, 2019
Governor Northam Announces $180,000 in Virginia Community Business Launch Awards

October 09, 2019
Governor Northam Announces Virginia to Receive Over $4.2 Million in Partnership for Opportunity and Workforce and Economic Revitalization (POWER) Grants

October 02, 2019
Governor Northam Announces Virginia Awarded $5.6 Million Grant to Protect Families From Lead and Other Home Health Hazards

September 19, 2019
Governor Northam Announces 2019 Governor’s Honor Awards Recipients

September 11, 2019
Governor Northam Announces More Than $780,000 in GO Virginia Grants

August 23, 2019
Governor Northam Announces More Than $13.4 Million in Community Development Block Grants

August 7, 2019
2019 Virginia Main Street Award Winners Announced

July 26, 2019
Governor Northam Announces Over $144,000 in Virginia Main Street Grants

June 25, 2019
Governor Northam Announces Over $800,000 in GO Virginia Grants

June 10, 2019
Governor Northam Announces Over $4.9 Million in Appalachian Regional Commission Grants

June 05, 2019
Governor Northam Announces Over $11 Million for Affordable and Special Needs Housing Loans

May 29, 2019
Governor Northam Designates May as Building Safety Month

May 1, 2019
Governor Northam Declares May as Business Appreciation Month

April 18, 2019
Governor Northam Announces $1.5 Million in Funding for RISE Coastal Community Resilience Challenge Winners

April 17, 2019
Governor Northam Announces $2.2 Million in Virginia Housing Trust Fund Homeless Reduction Grants

April 12, 2019
Governor Northam Announces $350,000 Community Development Block Grant for Sussex County

April 11, 2019
Governor Northam Announces Initiative to Encourage Economic Growth in Virginia’s Opportunity Zones

March 29, 2019
Governor Northam Announces Over $4.9 Million in Virginia Telecommunication Initiative Grants

March 13, 2019
Governor Northam Announces Over $6.7 Million in Go Virginia Grants

February 22, 2019
Governor Northam Announces Virginia to Receive Over $2.8 Million in Partnership for Opportunity and Workforce and Economic Revitalization (POWER) Grants

February 5, 2019
Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development announces more than $3.5 million in Community Development Block Grant Funding

February 1, 2019
Governor Northam Announces Over $8.9 Million in Affordable and Special Needs Housing Loans

2018

December 12, 2018
Governor Northam Announces Over $1.5 Million in Go Virginia Grants

November 15, 2018
Governor Northam Issues Executive Order to Address Virginia's Unmet Housing Needs

October 17, 2018
Energy Awareness Month and Weatherization Day Proclamation

October 11, 2018
Governor Northam Announces to Receive Over $3.4 Million at Partnership for Opportunity and Workforce and Economic Revitalization (POWER) Grants

October 2, 2018
Governor Northam Announces $4.5 Million in Vibrant Community Initiative Funding for Albemarle and Middlesex Countries

September 11, 2018
Governor Northam Announces Over $10.9 Million in Community Development Block Grant Funding

August 15, 2018
Governor Northam Announces Over $4.2 Million in GO Virginia Grants

August 8, 2018
Governor Northam Announces $180,000 in Community Business Launch Funding

August 7, 2018
Building Safety Month Student Essay Contest Winners Announced

August 2, 2018
Governor Northam Announces $172,000 in Virginia Main Street Grants

July 31, 2018
Governor Northam Announces Over $1.4 Million in Industrial Revitalization Fund Awards

July 25, 2018
Virginia Main Street Award Winners Announced

July 13, 2018
Governor Northam Announces Over $3.6 Million in Affordable and Special Needs Housing Loans

July 5, 2018
Cape Charles named first Virginia Downtown

June 14, 2018
Governor Northam Announces over $579,000 in GO Virginia Grants

May 24, 2018
Governor Northam Announces Federal Designation of 212 Qualified Opportunity Zones

April 19, 2018
Governor Northam Announces Nomination of 212 Opportunity Zones

April 10, 2018
Governor Northam Announces More Than $1.1 Million in GO Virginia Grants

February 22, 2018
Governor Northam Announces More Than $6.5 Million in Affordable and Special Needs Housing Loans

February 14, 2018
Governor Northam Announces $2,618,150 in GO Virginia Grants