Executive Order 25 (2018) – Establishing the Governor's Affordable Housing Priorities to Address Virginia's Unmet Housing Needs


Virginia's Governor announced the release of a study measuring the economic impact of Virginia's housing industry. The study found that Virginia's housing industry generated $47.8 billion in economic activity in 2015, with $21.8 billion in direct output, making it the sixth largest private sector industry in Virginia by direct output. View Housing Impact Study/Resources Here



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Housing helps define communities and is a major component in determining the quality of life for individuals, families, and the Commonwealth’s general prosperity. Along with a good job, affordable housing provides the building blocks for the American Dream. Housing has always been a major force in the prosperity of the Commonwealth. A healthy economic environment for housing significantly contributes to the vitality of the overall economy.

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