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Posted on: September 12, 2023

Regional housing summit registration opens

Registration has opened for the Southern Virginia Regional Housing Summit, which will be held on Oct. 17 at the Institute for Advanced Learning and Research, 150 Slayton Avenue, Danville. 

The summit will aim to spark new residential housing in the region. Developers, builders, contractors, home renovators, financial institution representatives, architects, and community advocates are encouraged to attend. 

This full-day event will feature presentations on local, state, and federal funding options, a panel showcasing examples of housing projects currently underway, and an exhibit hall. In addition, participating localities will provide information about single- and multi-family development opportunities throughout the Southern Virginia region. More information on speakers will be announced closer to the event date. 

Sponsors to date for this event include Virginia Housing Development Authority, Dewberry, Institute for Advanced Learning and Research, The Lester Group, Caesars Virginia, Danville Redevelopment & Housing Authority, Dan River Realtors Association, Movement Mortgage, Solex Architecture, Blair Construction, Riverside Roof Truss, Townhomes at Hermitage, Southern Virginia Regional Alliance, Chandler Concrete, Wilkins & Co., Danville Community College, Cothran Schoonover Insurance, Southside Investing, SoVa Legal, Hurt and Profitt, and Habitat for Humanity. Registration closes Oct. 6. For more information and to register, visit

About the Office of Economic Development and Tourism 

The Danville Office of Economic Development & Tourism recruits and retains businesses for the Danville area. The office provides information on available sites and buildings, incentives and other financial resources and offers a website designed for the business community: 

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