Training Announced for VIHFA Vendors, Sub-Recipients on Grants and Payment Tracking System

U.S. Virgin Islands – Virgin Islands Housing Finance Authority (VIHFA) Interim Executive Director Dayna Clendinen is announcing the launch of a new grant management software solution, called EM Grants Manager, for the purpose of managing CDBG DR grants and offering vendors and sub-recipients real-time access to tracking payments. EM Grants Manager is a web-based grant management system, …

Notice: LSSVI Sister Emma Cottage Flood Map

The following FEMA generated map can be found on VIDPNR website or https://fema.maps.arcgis.com. FEMA, as the administrator of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP), has created Advisory Base Flood Elevations (ABFEs) and storm erosion areas for the United States Virgin Islands (USVI). The ABFE information, storm erosion data, and related layers depicted on this web …

Early Notice and Public Review of a Proposed Activity in a 100-Year/500-Year Floodplain

To: All Interested Agencies, Groups, and Individuals This is to give notice that the Virgin Islands Housing Finance Authority (VIHFA), under 24 CFR 58, is conducting an evaluation as required by Executive Order 11988 in accordance with U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development regulations at 24 CFR 55.20 Subpart C – Procedures for Making …

VIHFA Announces Launch of Electrical Grid Public Hearings

ST. CROIX, USVI – Two upcoming public hearings offer V.I. residents the chance to learn more about the development of the V.I. Housing Finance Authority’s Electrical Grid action plan, along with opportunities for funding and input. The action plan delineates how $67 million in CDBG-DR funds awarded through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban …

VIHFA Executes Contract With Grant Engineering and Construction Group to Expedite EnVIsion Housing Reconstruction

U.S. Virgin Islands – While its EnVIsion program has seen a rapid growth in activity with 44 houses under active construction and more than 70 in the design-to-rehabilitation pipeline, the Virgin Islands Housing Finance Authority has executed a contract with Grant Engineering and Construction Group to further expedite projects by providing supplemental manpower, Interim Executive …

CDBG-DR Announces Action Plan Amendment #3 & Public Hearings

Public Comment Period Ends September 22 ST. CROIX, USVI – The Virgin Islands Housing Finance Authority (VIHFA) announces the release of the third amendment to the Community Development Block Grant – Disaster Recovery Action Plan for public comment and feedback. Draft documents are now available for review, while a public comment period is slated for …

New Disaster Recovery Funding Available to Organizations and Agencies Serving Vulnerable Populations

The Virgin Islands Housing Finance Authority (VIHFA) announces the availability of funding under the Community Development Block Grant – Disaster Recovery Public Services and Special Needs Housing Program. Eligible applicants include nonprofit organizations, government agencies and NGOs that service vulnerable populations in the Virgin Islands. The goal is to fund those entities that may have …

Plexos Group Selected for ERAP Case Management Contract

U.S. Virgin Islands – The Virgin Islands Housing Finance Authority (VIHFA) has awarded Plexos Group, LLC a one-year professional services contract for the Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP). Valued at a little more than $1 million, the Plexos Group’s proposal was the most cost-effective at providing case management services for the federally funded eviction protection …