Virginia Good Neighbor Next Door program; VHDA to convene work group to establish. (HB2072)

Introduced By

Del. Kelly Fowler (D-Virginia Beach) with support from co-patrons Del. Hala Ayala (D-Woodbridge), and Del. Martha Mugler (D-Hampton


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Virginia Housing Development Authority; work group to establish Virginia Good Neighbor Next Door program. Directs the Virginia Housing Development Authority to convene a stakeholder work group to establish a plan for the creation of a Virginia Good Neighbor Next Door program, similar to the Good Neighbor Next Door program administered by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, to provide financial incentives for law-enforcement officers, firefighters, emergency medical services personnel, and teachers to purchase homes within designated revitalization areas in the localities in which they are employed. The bill requires the work group to report its findings and recommendations, including any legislative recommendations, to the Governor and the Chairmen of the House Committee on General Laws and the Senate Committee on General Laws and Technology no later than July 1, 2022. Read the Bill »


01/26/2021: passed committee


01/12/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21102307D
01/12/2021Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/17/2021Assigned GL sub: Housing/Consumer Protection
01/19/2021Impact statement from DPB (HB2072)
01/21/2021House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
01/21/2021Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (6-Y 0-N)
01/26/2021Reported from General Laws with substitute (22-Y 0-N)
01/26/2021House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
01/26/2021Committee substitute printed 21103402D-H1

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