Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services (DBHDS), the Corporation for Supportive Housing (CSH), Region 5, and the Housing Association of Nonprofit Developers (HAND), in collaboration with the Virginia Housing Alliance and other state and local partners, are excited to announce the first multi-regional Supportive Housing Institute in Virginia beginning this August 2023.

This is an exciting opportunity for supportive service providers, housing developers, and property/asset managers in the NoVA (Arlington, Alexandria, Fairfax, Loudoun, and Prince William) and Hampton Roads (Chesapeake, Eastern Shore, Hampton-Newport News, Middle Peninsula-Northern Neck, Norfolk, Portsmouth, Virginia Beach, Western Tidewater, Williamsburg) regions to receive over 10 days of practical training and individualized technical assistance on developing supportive housing. Additionally, each project team participating in the Institute will have access to up to $310,000 in grant funding to help support the successful initiation and development of high-quality supportive and affordable housing.