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GOAL: PEOPLE MOVE OUT OF POVERTY Housing Services
ACTIVITIES
Homeownership Services assisted
15 families in becoming homeowners.
331 clients gained knowledge and skills needed to become homeowners, improved their credit rating, received mortgage default counseling or reverse mortgages. 66 clients were assisted with foreclosure prevention counseling.
910 low- to moderate-income individuals resided in People Incorporated’s affordable rental housing properties.
18 chronically homeless individuals obtained Permanent Supportive Housing
187 low-income individuals obtained safe, affordable housing through rental assistance that  lls the gap between the housing cost and the amount that their household can afford.
Weatherization repairs on 43 homes improved living conditions and reduced energy bills for 89 individuals.
Housing rehabilitation provided funding and construction management services to
8 households to complete general housing renovations.
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.
PERMANENT SUPPORTIVE HOUSING Chronically homeless individuals and families with disabilities receive housing and supportive services to move toward self-suf ciency. Services include job training, transportation, and assistance with mental health care and substance abuse counseling. Kings Mountain, in Bristol, Virginia, is single occupancy living for men.
In Culpeper and Fauquier, the Foothills Housing Network Permanent Supportive Housing is scattered site leasing for individuals and families.
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 and heating system repairs that increase energy ef ciency and safety.
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FAMILIES AND INDIVIDUALS IMPROVE HOUSING SITUATION
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