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, …

VIHFA Awards $14.2 Million in Disaster Recovery Funding to Nine Community Non-Profits

[U.S. Virgin Islands] – V.I. Housing Finance Authority Interim Executive Director Dayna Clendinen announced the award of $14,270,963 in Community Development Block Grant-Disaster Recovery funding to nine community non-profits. A Notice of Funding Availability was issued on July 12 and subsequent public hearings were held to give potential applicants the chance to learn more about …

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 …

New Disaster Recovery Funding Available for Contractors to New Housing Development in Estate Fortuna

U.S. Virgin Islands – V.I. Housing Finance Authority Interim Executive Director Dayna Clendinen announces the issuance of a Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) to qualified developers and/or general contractors licensed in the United States Virgin Islands to complete the construction of Phase I of the Fortuna Wild Pineapple Development.  The project includes the building of …

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 …