About Virginia Housing Alliance

The Virginia Housing Alliance (VHA) was formed as a result of a merger between the Virginia Coalition to End Homelessness (VCEH) and the Virginia Housing Coalition Information Services (VHCIS).  VHA and Virginia Housing Coalition (VHC), another statewide education and advocacy organization, formed a brother-sister relationship by aligning under one board of directors to ensure that both housing and ending homelessness in Virginia remained a priority. 

VHA's Focus Areas


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).

Capacity Building

Capacity building through VHA’s AmeriCorp Vista program, we sustainably build the organizational capacity of housing nonprofits across the state.


As a recognized tax-exempt nonprofit organization under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, Virginia Housing Alliance works to be transparent in its financial operations by making information publicly available.

Become a member

There are many benefits of membership at the individual and organizational levels with the Virginia Housing Alliance, including:

  • priority and discounted registration for all VHA conferences and events;

  • opportunities to serve on VHA committees and planning teams for events;

  • networking at member-only events;

  • eligibility for capacity-building support through the AmeriCorps VISTA program, facilitated by VHA;

  • opportunities to actively shape the legislative agenda for VHA during the Virginia General Assembly session, and during VHA’s state and federal lobbying days.