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PROGRAM AREAS AND DESCRIPTIONS, continued Housing Development programs
HOMELESS PREVENTION AND RAPID RE-HOUSING This program provides a variety of assistance that includes short-term or medium-term rental assistance, housing relocation, and stabilization services.
KINGS MOUNTAIN SUPPORTIVE HOUSING Chronically homeless men with disabilities receive housing and supportive services so they can move toward self-sufficiency. Services include job training, transportation, and assistance with mental health care and substance abuse counseling.
HOME OWNERSHIP Low- and moderate-income families receive one-on-one or group homeowner education and housing counseling services, including foreclosure prevention counseling. Down payment assistance is also provided to eligible individuals and families for homeownership.
AFFORDABLE RENTAL HOUSING
A total of 578 units, consisting of
one, two, and three bedroom apartments with affordable rents, are available to seniors, individuals, and families located throughout Virginia.
SECTION 8 RENTAL ASSISTANCE
Rental assistance payments are available in Washington County for privately owned, scattered site existing housing.
WEATHERIZATION
Eligible households receive energy audits and housing improvements including insulation, window and door upgrades, and heating system repairs that increase energy efficiency and safety.
HOUSING DEVELOPMENT OUTCOMES
The Homeownership program assisted 17 families in becoming homeowners.
140 clients were provided housing counseling services for assistance with buying a home, repairing credit issues, mortgage default counseling, and reverse mortgage details. 46 clients were assisted with foreclosure prevention counseling.
802 low- to moderate-income individuals resided in People Incorporated’s affordable rental housing complexes.
15 chronically homeless men obtained Permanent Supportive Housing at King’s Mountain in Bristol.
187 low-income individuals obtained safe, affordable housing through rental assistance that fills the gap between the housing cost and the amount that the household can afford.
Weatherization repairs on 42 homes improved living conditions and reduced energy bills for 85 individuals.
Housing rehabilitation programs completed funding and construction management services to 34 individuals in 8 households to complete general housing renovations.
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