Gov. Northam announces funding for housing rehabilitation and community development to localites, including Floyd County

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RICHMOND, Va. (WFXR) — Governor Ralph Northam (D-VA) announced on Wednesday that more than $7 million in funding would go toward Community Development Block Grants (CDBG) will go to numerous localities, one of which includes Floyd County.

The funding will support housing rehabilitation and business district improvements to assist low- to moderate-income individuals and households. 

“Community Development Block Grants have long been a vital resource for addressing the needs of Virginia residents, businesses, and communities, and are especially important in the midst of this unprecedented pandemic. This funding will provide critical relief to our localities as they navigate the recovery process and support projects that will improve the lives of all who live, work, and visit our Commonwealth.” 

Gov. Ralph Northam (D-VA)

“These grants are an important resource we utilize to assist vulnerable Virginians and make targeted improvements where they are most needed. Through these seven projects, we will create sustainable and affordable housing and revitalize downtowns for Virginia residents, and help build stronger, more vibrant communities.” 

Brian Ball, Secretary of Commerce and Trade

Floyd County Housing Rehabilitation will receive $1,080,000 to address scatter-site housing needs by rehabilitating nine houses, reconstructing six homes, and serving 34 low to moderate income households.

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