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HOME Funds Awarded

The HOME Down Payment Assistance Program in the Central Shenandoah Valley region has received funding to assist approximately eight first-time, low to moderate income homebuyers in 2019. Created to help eligible homebuyers obtain safe and affordable housing, this program has helped approximately 250 people in our region grow their personal wealth and […]

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CSPDC Welcomes New Commissioners

Mr. Butch Wells was appointed to the CSPDC Commission to represent Augusta County. He is a member of the Augusta County Board of Supervisors and a retired Chief of Police for the City of Staunton. Mr. Sal Romero was appointed as the City of Harrisonburg’s representative to the CSPDC to replace […]

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HRMPO Studies Port Republic Road

The Harrisonburg – Rockingham MPO is conducting an operational and safety analysis of the Port Republic Road corridor between South Main Street and Devon Lane in Harrisonburg and testing the outcomes of specific treatments to determine their effectiveness. The results supported by 3-D visualizations and measurable benefits, will provide decision […]

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B-H Broadband Authority Created & Holds First Meeting

The Bath-Highland Network Authority, created in 2017 to seek broadband solutions and funding opportunities for the counties of Bath and Highland, held its first organizational meeting on January 10, 2019 at the Bolar Ruritan Club in Highland County. The Authority is made up of representatives from Bath County, Highland County, and the […]

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50 Years of Population Growth in the Region

The CSPDC is proud to serve the estimated 301,485 residents within the five rural counties, five cities, and eleven towns that comprise the region. Over the past five decades, the region’s population has increased 61.8%, going from 186,306 in 1970 to an estimated 301,485 in 2018. The region gained the most […]

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