Virginia Delegate Chris Peace Hammers Home his Support for Affordable Housing

Delegate Chris Peace and VHDA Officials Put "Advocacy into Action" on Richmond Habitat Home Build in New Kent County What: Delegate Chris Peace, Virginia's 97th District Representative and skilled volunteers from the Virginia Housing Development Authority (VHDA) will roll up sleeves, take hammer in hand, and put their advocacy for affordable housing into action, framing 2 new Habitat homes in New Kent County. Richmond Metropolitan Habitat for Humanity (RMHFH) officially broke ground on New Kent County's 1st Habitat subdivision last month. VHDA celebrates 10 years of partnership with RMHFH through pro bono mortgage servicing.

Who: Delegate Chris Peace, 97th District, Virginia; Richard Taylor, Government Relations, VHDA and 30 other officials and staff from VHDA

When: Friday, April 3, 2009 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Where: Richmond Metropolitan Habitat for Humanity – New Kent County Subdivision 6321 Hopewell Road, New Kent, VA 23124

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For more information on Delegate Peace's advocacy for affordable housing:

Richmond Metropolitan Habitat for Humanity (RMHFH) changes lives by making it possible for families to realize the dream of homeownership. We join forces with Richmond area low and moderately low income families, local government, businesses, faith groups, schools, associations and individual volunteers and donors to build decent, modest homes that families can afford to buy through interest free mortgages we offer. For more information on Richmond Habitat, visit

The Virginia Housing Development Authority (VHDA) is the state's mortgage finance agency. Created in 1972 by the Virginia General Assembly, our mission is to help low- and moderate-income Virginians attain quality, affordable housing. Our vision is to be the Leading Mobilizing Force for Affordable Housing in Virginia.