Gov. Northam announces nearly $3 million will go toward preventing evictions

Emergency Eviction Legal Services, or EELS, is a new program designed to assist renters who are...
Nearly a third of that money will go directly to the Home Eviction Reduction Program(Pima County)
Published: Jan. 14, 2022 at 8:09 AM EST
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RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - Governor Ralph Northam has announced nearly $3 million will go towards preventing evictions in Virginia.

Nearly a third of that money will go directly to the Home Eviction Reduction Program - which serves Richmond, Petersburg, Hopewell, Chesterfield, and Henrico counties.

The funding will support additional counselors and create a program to help people through the legal process.

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