Tools & Resources

Research
Roanoke Valley-Alleghany Regional Housing Market Study (December 2020)

The goals and purpose of the Study are to: 1) Identify housing needs and provide both a region-wide and locality-specific housing market analysis. 2) Identify housing supply and demand issues and opportunities within the region and within each of the four sub-geographies. 3) Advance economic development opportunities by addressing housing concerns. 4) Develop regional and locality-specific recommendations to address housing needs. 5) Engage stakeholders to help understand housing needs/challenges and create a shared understanding of that need.

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Research
Richlands Housing Needs Assessment (April 2020)

This report includes a variety of data sets related to demographics, economics and housing relative to Richlands, Virginia, with focus on the downtown commercial district, referred to as the Downtown Study Area (DSA) throughout the report. It includes housing gap estimates for rental housing at various income levels and provides housing plan recommendations that the authors believe will address housing issues and enable the Town of Richlands and Tazewell County to better to plan for the future.

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Initiatives
Local Housing Research

HousingForward Virginia assists local governments, regional coalitions, and other organizations with housing needs assessments.

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