6580 Valley Center Dr. • Ste 124 • Radford, VA 24141 • 540-639-9313

Your Regional Commission


Strengthening the Region Through Collaboration

The New River Valley Regional Commission is an organization comprised of 13 local governments and three higher education institutions for the purpose of encouraging collaboration to address regionally significant issues and opportunities. Also known as PDC4, our organization encompasses the counties of Floyd, Giles, Montgomery, and Pulaski, and the City of Radford.


The Regional Commission convenes community leaders to build relationships and capacity across the region; provides technical assistance to members; serves as a liaison between local, state and federal governments; and implements services when requested by members.

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If you’d like to know more or get involved, contact us and we’ll be sure to reach out to you as soon as possible.

Regional + Local Housing Study

Regional + Local Housing Study

The Regional + Local Housing Study is nearly complete! After hearing that several localities within the region were grappling over similar housing concerns, the Commission sought funding from the Virginia Housing Development Authority to conduct a regional housing study.

ReNew the New 2020

ReNew the New 2020

Use of  New River is quite high these days. The air is hot, the river is cool, and you can buy or rent a boat just about anywhere. For the past sixteen years after enjoying a summer of floating, residents of the New River Valley have gathered together in a day of celebrating the river, the end of summer and the start of the new semester

2020-21 Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy and EDA Economic Recovery Planning Process

The NRVRC is in the process of updating the New River Valley Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) document for 2020.  The CEDS provides a review of economic data and conditions for NRVRC jurisdictions, identifies goals and strategies that help to addresses these regional issues, and prioritizes regional economic development projects that the region can undertake to achieve these goals.