Our Mission

 

The Virginia Housing Alliance (VHA) is a result of a merger between the Virginia Coalition to End Homelessness (VCEH) and the Virginia Housing Coalition (VHC), two statewide advocacy and education nonprofit organizations.  VHA was launched on January 1, 2016, with a mission of expanding affordable housing opportunities and ending homelessness throughout the Commonwealth through advocacy, education and collaboration.  VHA will continue the important work of the VHC and the VCEH.  VHA is overseen by a 17-member Board of Directors.

VHA’s focus areas are:

  • Advocacy through developing and promoting a legislative and policy agenda that addresses State and Federal housing and homelessness issues.
  • Education through Conferences, Learning Collaboratives and the implementation of a new Virginia HELP (Housing Education Learning Partnership).
  • Resources and Program Support through news and research reports and direct technical assistance to organizations and communities.