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 …

Chief Disaster Recovery Officer Named V.I. Housing Finance Authority Interim Executive Director

With Virgin Islands Housing Finance Authority (VIHFA) Executive Director Daryl Griffith stepping down from his position Tuesday, February 15, Chief Disaster Recovery Officer Dayna Clendinen was announced as the agency’s Interim Executive Director. “On behalf of the entire VIHFA team, we thank Director Griffith for his years of dedication and service and wish him success …

VIHFA To Reissue Expedited RFP for Staff Augmentation Services

U.S. Virgin Islands – Supported by the Board of Directors, V.I. Housing Finance Authority (VIHFA) officials this week re-issued a request for proposals that would provide supplemental construction management support for homes under the Envision Homeowner Rental and Rehabilitation Program funded by the Community Development Block Grant for disaster recovery. This staff augmentation RFP was …

WAPA Begins Installation of CDBG-DR funded Generators

Four new generating units have arrived in the territory and are being positioned at the Randolph Harley Power Plant on St. Thomas. Once installed, these new units will provide more reliable electrical service to the St. Thomas – St. John district. The acquisition of the new 9-megawatt units marks the second round of generators purchased …

Magens Junction Phase II – Press Kit & Photos

Overview Magens Junction Apartments, Phase 2, includes 60 new construction apartments contained in a nine-story building with ground floor amenity space. The building will  be served by two high efficiency KONE elevators. The unit mix includes 30 one- bedroom/one-bath apartments and 30 two-bedroom/two-bath apartments. The development is financed with Low Income Housing Tax Credit equity …

Magens Junction Apartments, Phase II Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Held Wednesday, November 3rd

The Virgin Islands Housing Finance Authority (VIHFA), joined by USVI Governor Albert Bryan Jr. and officials from Jackson Development Company (JDC) cut the ribbon and celebrated the completion of Magens Junction Apartments, Phase II on St. Thomas on Wednesday, November 3, 2021. The VIHFA and JDC hosted government officials, contractor representatives, and community members to …

VIHFA Issues $2.5M CDBG-DR Payment for Skills for Today Program

The Virgin Islands Housing Finance Authority (VIHFA) has released $2.5 million in payment to ICF, Incorporated LLC, the company contracted to administer the Virgin Islands Department of Labor’s (VIDOL) Skills for Today Program. The payment represents the first of a series of milestones the program will meet in its objective to offer entry-level training in …