Virgin Islands Housing Authority
By The numbers
Public Housing Units 3014
Total Units 5061
1.27.21 Members Making News
V.I. Housing Authority, Pennrose break ground on first apartment community in a Territory-wide public housing renewal plan
From the Virgin Islands Housing Authority's press release: Former Tutu High Rise and Donoe residents displaced by Hurricanes Marilyn, Irma and Maria will have first option to apply for new hurricane-resistant, energy-independent residential community. ST. THOMAS – V.I....
1.13.21 Members Making News
From the St. Thomas Source: With the expiration of a federal eviction moratorium approaching on Dec. 31 and a one-month extension expected from Congress, the Virgin Islands Housing Authority is taking to the radio on Wednesday to promote a program that will help its residents who are behind on...
1.13.21 Members Making News
Ribbon Cutting for STJ Senior Center is First of Many Projects to Come (Virgin Islands Housing Authority)
From the St. Thomas Source: The cutting of a ribbon on Thursday to celebrate the reconstruction of a senior center on St. John had significance beyond that of an obligatory civic ritual. More than three years after the devastating storms of 2017, Thursday’s event represents the culmination of...
12.2.20 Members Making News
We’re pleased to share the following photos from the Virgin Islands Housing Authority highlighting the urban garden surrounding VIHA’s Lucinda Millin Home for seniors on St. Thomas, USVI. The garden is the work of 95-year-old VIHA resident Mr. Christopher ...
10.19.20 Members Making News
The coronavirus pandemic and its associated effects have greatly impacted the U.S. Virgin Islands’ lowest income residents, especially its seniors. To lift their spirits and help them stay sanitized and protected against COVID-19, the Virgin Islands Housing Authority distributed care packages...
7.9.20 Members Making News
Final Batch of Low-Income Homes at Louis E. Brown Villas Come Online (Virgin Islands Housing Authority)
From the St. Croix Source: "The last phase of the Louis E. Brown Villas is now complete and 90 hurricane-resilient, family apartments are ready for occupancy, according to the V.I. Housing Authority. These join 102 family units completed in 2011 and 40 completed in 2013, all developed by...
2.6.20 Members Making News
From the St. Thomas Source: The Virgin Islands Housing Authority unveiled a portfolio plan for lawmakers that spans 10 years, requires an investment of $830 million, will generate or impact 3,300 jobs and create more than 2,700 affordable apartments between St. Thomas and St. Croix. During a...
2.5.20 Members Making News
FEMA Approves $69 Million to Begin Replacement of Tutu Hi-Rise Apartments (Virgin Islands Housing Authority)
From the St. Thomas Source: The V.I. government and V.I. Housing Authority received a $69 million obligation from the Federal Emergency Management Agency to fund the demolition and replacement of residential buildings at the Tutu Hi-Rise housing community, according to Government House. The...
1.8.20 Members Making News
On December 31, 2019 HUD announced more than $79 million in Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS) grants to nearly 700 public housing authorities nationwide. FSS grants help public housing authorities hire service coordinators who connect public housing residents with local programs and services with the...
6.28.19 Members Making News
Housing Authority Plans Territory-Wide Public Housing Demolition, Relocation and Rebuild Over Next Several Years (Virgin Islands Housing Authority)
From The Virgin Islands Consortium: "The Virgin Islands housing development’s entire portfolio is set to undergo a major overhaul over the course of the next several years. Robert Graham, executive director of the Virgin Islands Housing Authority (V.I.H.A.), said he and his team recently met...
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The Virgin Islands Housing Authority has issued this request for proposals to have Financial and Compliance Audits performed on its financial operation, under the Single Audit Act of 1984, Federal Public Law 98-502, as amended, and the implementing regulation of the Office of Management and Budget...
Posted on 8.31.20
Applications due by 9.25.20