Local or regional housing fund; locality may establish to make grants to housing sponsers, etc. (HB960)

Introduced By

Del. Riley Ingram (R-Hopewell) with support from co-patrons Del. Onzlee Ware (D-Roanoke), and Sen. Scott Surovell (D-Mount Vernon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Local housing fund.  Provides that any locality may establish by resolution a housing fund, the purpose of which will be to assist for-profit or nonprofit housing developers or organizations to develop or preserve affordable housing for low and moderate income persons. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/13/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10102796D
01/13/2010Referred to Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns
01/21/2010Assigned CC & T sub: #2
02/11/2010Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (10-Y 0-N)
02/12/2010Reported from Counties, Cities and Towns with substitute (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2010Committee substitute printed 10105275D-H1
02/14/2010Read first time
02/15/2010Read second time
02/15/2010Committee substitute agreed to 10105275D-H1
02/15/2010Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB960H1
02/16/2010Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/16/2010VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2010Constitutional reading dispensed
02/17/2010Referred to Committee on Local Government
03/02/2010Passed by in Local Government with letter (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/02/2010Subject matter referred by letter to the Virginia Housing Commission pursuant to Senate Rule 20(L)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 1 minute.