Youngkin announces housing funds for Winchester

Governor Glenn Youngkin announced over $129 million in Affordable and Special Needs Housing loans for 78 projects across Virginia.

The funding will create and preserve over 5,000 units for low and extremely low income households.

Loans were awarded through a competitive process that included 87 applications requesting over $149 million.

The City of Winchester will receive $1.4 million to support Phase I of ZeroPak Development.

The former apple processing and storage facility on N. Cameron Street will be revitalized to create 122 apartments in the vacant building which has stood for over 120 years.

In the announcement, Gov. Youngkin said, “Ensuring accessible and affordable housing for Virginians isn’t just a basic requirement, it’s a strategic pillar for our state’s continued success.”

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