The Virgin Islands Housing Finance Authority (VIHFA) invites the public to attend the 2019 Housing Expos it will hold on Saturday, June 8, on St. Thomas, at the Tutu Park Mall and on Saturday, June 22, on St. Croix, at the Sunny Isles Amphitheatre. Both Expos will run from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
These Housing Expos are intended as a one-stop shop to make information available to homeowners and potential homeowners. Exhibitors will include banks/mortgage lenders, hardware and building suppliers, contractors, developers, real estate agents, homeowners insurance companies, landscapers, and solar and green product vendors. The exhibitors will be on hand to provide information and answer questions about becoming a homeowner. They will offer products and services to help residents maintain and upgrade their homes.
Additionally, the Expos will offer guidance from various agencies that will host various seminars throughout the day to discuss hurricane resiliency. Proper preparation pays off for making homes and businesses stronger for hurricanes and earthquakes.
Homeowners will get advice on strengthening roofs, doorways, solar panels, downspouts, windows and other building guidance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) mitigation specialists as well as staff from the Community Development Block Grant – Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) Program.
There will be door prizes, free raffles every hour on the hour, entertainment and a concession/food court.
Anyone who would like to sponsor, place an ad or be an exhibitor should contact VIHFA at 777-4432 on St. Thomas and 772-4432 on St. Croix.