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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — At a time when V.I. residents are struggling to stay housed, a survey invites property owners with subsidized rental units to comment on a program that enables them to do so. About 100 landlords have responded to the Housing Choice Voucher Program (HCVP) Landlords Survey, and more

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FREDERIKSTED — As rents continue to outstrip the average family’s income, the Virgin Islands Housing Authority (VIHA) is surveying private landlords to help improve a program that could increase the territory’s affordable housing supply.   Through September 4, the HCVP Landlords Survey is inviting landlords to share their experiences and concerns

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man was arrested for allegedly assaulting a relative this weekend, authorities said. Shakim Gumbs, 38, of Estate Bovoni Apartments was arrested at 9:14 a.m. Sunday and charged with simple assault-domestic violence, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. “Gumbs reportedly assaulted a relative, causing injuries

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FREDERIKSTED — The last day of a national moratorium on evictions was Friday and the Virgin Islands Housing Authority (VIHA) said it is encouraging its residents to enter into a repayment plan if they are behind on their rent — and is giving them an additional month to do so.

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CRUZ BAY —  Work has begun to repair the George Simmons Terrace Senior Center on St. John. The facility, built in 1985, was damaged after severe wind, and wind-driven rain from Hurricane Maria lifted the corrugated metal roofing, causing damages to the electrical and mechanical systems as well as the interior

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FREDERIKSTED — Officers of the Special Operations Bureau conducted marijuana eradication operations in the nearby bush area adjacent to the Walter I. M. Hodge Pavilion housing community on Wednesday. Officers uncovered a full-scale marijuana cultivation operation located in the thick brush that was being used to conceal the illegal cultivation

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — St. Thomas District Police Chief Ludrick Thomas, in a recent appeal on social media, told the public that the VIPD was concerned about the recent acts of gun violence within our communities and asked for the community’s engagement in crime reduction. Chief Thomas mentioned the increased police

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. said Thursday that the administration and the Virgin Islands Housing Authority has received a $69 million obligation from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to fund the demolition and replacement of residential buildings at the Tutu Hi-Rise housing community. The funding will facilitate

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FREDERIKSTED — A 32-year-old St. Croix man died after being shot by an assassin at close range near the West End housing project where he lived, authorities said. Jurmanie Ajanie Kaieem Forde, 19, of St. Croix Mutual Homes is being detained by police as a possible suspect in the fatal shooting,

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. and Virgin Islands Housing Finance Authority (VIHFA) Director Daryl Griffith on Thursday pushed back against one of the subcontractors hired for the Emergency Home Repair Virgin Islands (EHRVI) program who improperly served construction liens on ten homeowners who had their hurricane-damaged homes repaired

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