Governor announces $1-million dollars in housing grants

Housing complexes in Gloucester and Fairfax counties and Newport News are receiving grants from a state program aimed at reducing homelessness. 

The $1 million in grants will create 19 housing units for chronically homeless and disabled Virginians. 

Gov. Bob McDonnell said Tuesday that $500,000 will go to Pathway Homes Permanent Supportive Housing in Fairfax County.

Woodland Pointe Apartments in Gloucester County will receive $362,338, and New Phoenix Village in Newport News is getting $137,662.