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Supporting Affordable Housing in the Richmond Region

PlanRVA seeks public input on a grant application to support affordable housing in the Richmond region. The application is for funding through a Pathways to Removing Obstacles to Housing (PRO Housing) grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. The PRO Housing grant will provide funding for communities across the country to identify and remove barriers to affordable housing production and preservation.

PlanRVA has worked in partnership with the Partnership for Housing Affordability (PHA) to develop the application for grant funding.  If funded, this application envisions pursuing work to further the Richmond Regional Housing Framework including working toward several of the Framework’s Goals and Solutions, and exploring opportunities to expand the Framework to additional localities within the Richmond region.  The Richmond Regional Housing Framework was developed in 2019 with a process that included many community engagement activities.

The full proposed grant application is available here.

PlanRVA welcomes your feedback on this proposed grant application before the end of the public comment period on October 26, 2023 at 5 p.m.  Let us know your thoughts in the box below or by emailing

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PlanRVA will hold a public hearing on the proposed application on Monday, October 23, 2023 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.  Anyone wishing to attend to learn more or to make comments may do so by either attending the meeting in person at PlanRVA, 424 Hull Street, Suite 300, Richmond, VA, 23224, or by joining a Zoom Video Webinar.

If you wish to participate in this meeting virtually, please register via Zoom at the following link:

To add this meeting to your calendar, please visit the Calendar page.

Anyone wishing to request special accommodations should contact PlanRVA at 804-323-2033 or email with your request at least 48 hours prior to the meeting.