Funding Awarded For 16 Virginia Housing Developments

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) – Sixteen affordable housing developments in Virginia will share $5 million in funding from the Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta.

The bank said Wednesday that the $5 million for the Virginia developments is part of $13.6 million it will award in 10 states and the District of Columbia. The funds will enable the creation or improvement of 2,265 units of affordable housing.

In Virginia, the money will be used to build or repair 651 homes. Projects range from $86,085 for the Scottsville School Apartments in Scottsville to $457,561 for the Hope Village Apartments in Portsmouth.

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