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Office of Housing, City of Alexandria, VA

Office of Housing, City of Alexandria, VA The Office of Housing coordinates and administers housing-related programs and services and makes re

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The Home Investment Partnership Program-American Rescue Plan (HOME-ARP) Program is a special funding allocation targeted...
03/23/2022
Housing News & Announcements

The Home Investment Partnership Program-American Rescue Plan (HOME-ARP) Program is a special funding allocation targeted at homeless households or households at risk of homelessness. Learn about how the City of Alexandria would like to use its HOME-ARP funds in the Draft HOME-ARP Program Allocation Plan on our website:

Learn about new affordable housing programs, services, and opportunities in the City of Alexandria! To receive regular updates, please subscribe to the City’s Affordable Housing Opportunities eNews.

It's that time of year again: time to release the Draft Annual Action Plan for Housing and Community Development! The Dr...
03/23/2022

It's that time of year again: time to release the Draft Annual Action Plan for Housing and Community Development! The Draft Plan details how the City of Alexandria will be using federal Community Development Block Grant, Home Investment Partnership Program, and Section 108 funds to address its priority housing and community development needs.

Take a look at the Resident Summary, which provides an overview of the Draft Plan or head over to our Housing News Page to look at the full Draft Plan. While you're there, you can read the Draft Amendment to the Consolidated Plan, too.

alexandriava.gov/housing/housing-news-announcements

ICYMI, our Housing Director, Helen McIlvaine, took part in a Housing Program Update to Northern Virginia Affordable Hous...
03/18/2022
NoVA Housing Directors' Presentation to the Leadership Council Meeting 3/14/2022

ICYMI, our Housing Director, Helen McIlvaine, took part in a Housing Program Update to Northern Virginia Affordable Housing Alliance's Leadership Council along with other housing leaders throughout northern Virginia. Learn how Alexandria is working with our non-profit partners to support, build, and preserve affordable housing in the city.

You can watch the Housing Program Update here:

Northern Virginia Affordable Housing Alliance Leadership Council Meeting- March 14th 2022.

03/09/2022

We are sorry to announce the fourth session of our Condo Education Series that was scheduled for Saturday, March 12 has been postponed.

A new date and topic will be announced soon.

Start your weekend right with the next session of our Condo Education series!Is your condo association thinking of redev...
03/08/2022

Start your weekend right with the next session of our Condo Education series!

Is your condo association thinking of redeveloping? Are you curious about what it means for a condo community to redevelop? Find out at our free webinar on Saturday, March 12 9:30-11:30am.

Visit alexandriava.gov/housing for registration information

Last night, the Alexandria Housing Affordability Advisory Committee (AHAAC) received a report on the effect of affordabl...
03/04/2022
AlexTV | City of Alexandria, VA

Last night, the Alexandria Housing Affordability Advisory Committee (AHAAC) received a report on the effect of affordable housing on the value of nearby properties. The report found affordable housing increases the value of properties within close proximity and has no effect on properties any further away.

Watch the presentation: alexandria.granicus.com/ViewPublisher.php?view_id=29&coa_view_id=29&coa_clip_id=5407

Read the report here: alexandriava.gov/housing/housing-boards-and-committees

Live video from AlexTV on cable channel 70, and on-demand video of various City programs, meetings, events, public service announcements, and more.

Time marches on... which means the next session of our Condo Education series is happening soon!Is your condo associatio...
03/01/2022

Time marches on... which means the next session of our Condo Education series is happening soon!

Is your condo association thinking of redeveloping? Are you curious about what it means for a condo community to redevelop? Find out at our free webinar on Saturday, March 12 9:30-11:30am.

Visit alexandriava.gov/housing for registration information

Affordable Rental Units Available at The Blake ApartmentsThe Blake Apartments, a new luxury apartment community located ...
02/15/2022
Home - The Blake

Affordable Rental Units Available at The Blake Apartments

The Blake Apartments, a new luxury apartment community located in Beauregard, will soon offer five new apartments under the City of Alexandria’s Affordable Rental Set-Aside Program.

Three one-bedroom apartments will be offered at $1,298 per month, and two two-bedroom apartments will be offered at $1,556 per month. Residents are responsible for utilities, including metered water and electric, trash ($35/month), and a pest control fee ($5/month). A full list of amenities is available on the property's website: theblakealexandria.com

Fees:
The application fee is $75 per applicant. Administration fees are $218 for one-bedroom units and $261 for two-bedroom units. Parking fees are $50/month for one car, and $125/month for a second car.

2021 Maximum household income limits for the affordable units are:
One Person $54,180
Two People $61,920
Three People $69,660
Four People $77,400
Five People $83,640

For more information, please contact:
The Blake Apartments
2000 N Beauregard St, Alexandria, VA 22311
571.473.1100
[email protected]

Located in the heart of Alexandria just minutes from Amazon HQ2 and I-395, The Blake is where convenience and community come together to create an elevated lifestyle. With outdoors-in amenities, fresh and modern apartments and attention poured into every detail, The Blake delivers peace of mind in e...

02/14/2022

Behind on your mortgage because of the pandemic? Unsure where to get help with payments? Afraid of possible foreclosure Our free webinar will teach you about a new program available to Virginians who need help paying their mortgage because of COVID.

The webinar on the Virginia Mortgage Relief Program is available to view on the Northern Virginia Housing Expo website.

Find it here: novahousingexpo.org

TOMORROW:Behind on your mortgage because of the pandemic? Unsure where to get help with payments? Afraid of possible for...
02/11/2022

TOMORROW:

Behind on your mortgage because of the pandemic? Unsure where to get help with payments? Afraid of possible foreclosure Our free webinar will teach you about a new program available to Virginians who need help paying their mortgage because of COVID.

Join us Saturday, February 12 at 11am to learn about how the Virginia Mortgage Relief Program can help you catch up on your mortgage and avoid foreclosure.

Register here: novahousingexpo.org

02/05/2022

It's that time again: our Available Affordable Rental Units list is out! You can find it on our webpage here: alexandriava.gov/housing/info/default.aspx?id=74591

Behind on your mortgage because of the pandemic? Unsure where to get help with payments? Afraid of possible foreclosure ...
02/01/2022

Behind on your mortgage because of the pandemic? Unsure where to get help with payments? Afraid of possible foreclosure Our free webinar will teach you about a new program available to Virginians who need help paying their mortgage because of COVID.

Join us Saturday, February 12 at 11am to learn about how the Virginia Mortgage Relief Program can help you catch up on your mortgage and avoid foreclosure.

Register here: novahousingexpo.org

¡Hoy es el último día para tomar la Encuesta Regional de Vivienda Justa!¿Tiene problemas para encontrar un alquiler? ¿Es...
01/31/2022

¡Hoy es el último día para tomar la Encuesta Regional de Vivienda Justa!

¿Tiene problemas para encontrar un alquiler? ¿Estás en el proceso de tratar de comprar tu primera casa? Nos gustaría saber más sobre su experiencia de vivienda. Las jurisdicciones locales en Washington DC, Maryland y Virginia están uniendo fuerzas para abordar los problemas de vivienda justa en nuestra región. Cuéntenos sobre su experiencia de vivienda realizando una encuesta de 2 minutos enhttps://bit.ly/encuesta_de_vivienda_justa

Today's the last day to take the Regional Fair Housing Survey!Have trouble finding a rental?  Are you in the process of ...
01/31/2022

Today's the last day to take the Regional Fair Housing Survey!

Have trouble finding a rental? Are you in the process of trying to buy your first home? We’d like to learn more about your housing experience. Local jurisdictions in Washington DC, Maryland and Virginia are joining forces to address fair housing issues in our region. Tell us about your housing experience by taking a 2- minute survey at https://bit.ly/DMVhousing

You only have three days left to take the Regional Fair Housing Survey!We want to hear from you about the state of housi...
01/28/2022

You only have three days left to take the Regional Fair Housing Survey!

We want to hear from you about the state of housing in our community! Local jurisdictions in Washington DC, Maryland and Virginia are joining forces to address fair housing issues in our region. To learn more about your housing experiences we are urging all residents to take a 2- minute survey at https://bit.ly/DMVhousing

¡Solo quedan tres días para tomar la Encuesta Regional de Vivienda Justa!Queremos escuchar lo que piensan sobre el estad...
01/28/2022

¡Solo quedan tres días para tomar la Encuesta Regional de Vivienda Justa!

Queremos escuchar lo que piensan sobre el estado de la vivienda en nuestras comunidades. Las jurisdicciones locales en Washington DC, Maryland y Virginia están uniendo fuerzas para abordar los problemas de equidad en la vivienda en nuestra región. Para obtener más información sobre sus experiencias de vivienda, instamos a todos los residentes a completar una encuesta de 2 minutos en https://bit.ly/encuesta_de_vivienda_justa

Alexandria está participando en una Encuesta Regional de Vivienda Justa y necesitamos su opinión. Queremos escuchar lo q...
01/22/2022

Alexandria está participando en una Encuesta Regional de Vivienda Justa y necesitamos su opinión. Queremos escuchar lo que piensan sobre las opciones de vivienda en nuestras comunidades. Las jurisdicciones locales en Washington DC, Maryland y Virginia están uniendo fuerzas para abordar los problemas de equidad en la vivienda en nuestra región. Para obtener más información sobre sus experiencias de vivienda, instamos a todos los residentes a completar una encuesta de 2 minutos en https://bit.ly/encuesta_de_vivienda_justa

Alexandria is participating in a Regional Fair Housing Survey and need your input. We want to hear from you about housin...
01/22/2022

Alexandria is participating in a Regional Fair Housing Survey and need your input. We want to hear from you about housing choice in our communities. Local jurisdictions in Washington DC, Maryland and Virginia are joining forces to address fair housing issues in our region. To learn more about your housing experiences we are urging all residents to take a 2- minute survey at https://bit.ly/DMVhousing

Tomorrow is supposed to be very chilly, so why don't you stay inside and attend the latest session in our Condo Educatio...
01/14/2022

Tomorrow is supposed to be very chilly, so why don't you stay inside and attend the latest session in our Condo Education Series? Our friends at Mercer-Trigiani will be talking about the importance of Reserve Studies for Condominium and Homeowners' Associations.

The session will be held via Zoom webinar on January 15 9:30-11:30am. Put on your comfy pajamas, grab your favorite hot beverage, and tune in!

Register here: https://www.alexandriava.gov/housing/info/default.aspx?id=97057

Fair housing is a right!  Take the Regional Fair Housing Survey and share your experiences with local housing department...
01/12/2022

Fair housing is a right! Take the Regional Fair Housing Survey and share your experiences with local housing departments in DC, Maryland and Virginia. We want to hear from you. https://bit.ly/DMVhousing

¡La equidad en la vivienda es un derecho! Completen la Encuesta Regional de Vivienda Justa y compartan sus experiencias ...
01/12/2022

¡La equidad en la vivienda es un derecho! Completen la Encuesta Regional de Vivienda Justa y compartan sus experiencias con los departamentos locales de vivienda en DC, Maryland y Virginia. Queremos escuchar lo que piensan. https://bit.ly/encuesta_de_vivienda_justa

Last night at AlexandriaVA.gov's City Council meeting, the Urban Land Institute presented the Council, City Manager, and...
01/12/2022

Last night at AlexandriaVA.gov's City Council meeting, the Urban Land Institute presented the Council, City Manager, and staff from the Office of Housing and the Department of Planning & Zoning, both in-person and virtual, with the Robert C. Larson Policy Leadership Award for their work on the South Patrick Street Housing Affordability Strategy and the creation of the Residential Multifamily (RMF) Zone. Also acknowledged were Councilmembers and staff who were no longer with the City and the development team of the Heritage at Old Town, who worked closely with the City to become the first development to use the RMF Zone.

01/12/2022

Our latest Available Affordable Rental Units list is live! Will you find your new home today?

alexandriava.gov/housing/info/default.aspx?id=74591

Virginia Housing is now accepting applications for the Virginia Mortgage Relief Program!#COVID19 financial assistance is...
01/11/2022
Home | Va Mortgage Relief

Virginia Housing is now accepting applications for the Virginia Mortgage Relief Program!

#COVID19 financial assistance is available through the Virginia Mortgage Relief Program 🏘 for homeowners struggling with #mortgagepayments or other related housing expenses. Apply now for #MortgageRelief 💻 https://bit.ly/3lqIaG4 📞 833-OUR-VMRP #VMRP

Virginia Housing is pleased to announce the launch of the Virginia Mortgage Relief Program, or VMRP, to provide assistance to homeowners experiencing financial hardship due to COVID-19, to help prevent and/or ease mortgage delinquencies, defaults, foreclosures and displacement. Financial hardship co...

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Alexandria, VA
22314

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Wednesday 9am - 6pm
Thursday 9am - 6pm
Friday 9am - 6pm
Saturday 10am - 4pm

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Alexandria está participando en una Encuesta Regional de Vivienda Justa y necesitamos su opinión. Queremos escuchar lo que piensan sobre las opciones de vivienda en nuestras comunidades. Las jurisdicciones locales en Washington DC, Maryland y Virginia están uniendo fuerzas para abordar los problemas de equidad en la vivienda en nuestra región. Para obtener más información sobre sus experiencias de vivienda, instamos a todos los residentes a completar una encuesta de 2 minutos en https://bit.ly/encuesta_de_vivienda_justa
Alexandria is participating in a Regional Fair Housing Survey and need your input. We want to hear from you about housing choice in our communities. Local jurisdictions in Washington DC, Maryland and Virginia are joining forces to address fair housing issues in our region. To learn more about your housing experiences we are urging all residents to take a 2- minute survey at https://bit.ly/DMVhousing
Tomorrow is supposed to be very chilly, so why don't you stay inside and attend the latest session in our Condo Education Series? Our friends at Mercer-Trigiani will be talking about the importance of Reserve Studies for Condominium and Homeowners' Associations. The session will be held via Zoom webinar on January 15 9:30-11:30am. Put on your comfy pajamas, grab your favorite hot beverage, and tune in! Register here: https://www.alexandriava.gov/housing/info/default.aspx?id=97057
Fair housing is a right! Take the Regional Fair Housing Survey and share your experiences with local housing departments in DC, Maryland and Virginia. We want to hear from you. https://bit.ly/DMVhousing
¡La equidad en la vivienda es un derecho! Completen la Encuesta Regional de Vivienda Justa y compartan sus experiencias con los departamentos locales de vivienda en DC, Maryland y Virginia. Queremos escuchar lo que piensan. https://bit.ly/encuesta_de_vivienda_justa
Last night at AlexandriaVA.gov's City Council meeting, the Urban Land Institute presented the Council, City Manager, and staff from the Office of Housing and the Department of Planning & Zoning, both in-person and virtual, with the Robert C. Larson Policy Leadership Award for their work on the South Patrick Street Housing Affordability Strategy and the creation of the Residential Multifamily (RMF) Zone. Also acknowledged were Councilmembers and staff who were no longer with the City and the development team of the Heritage at Old Town, who worked closely with the City to become the first development to use the RMF Zone.
Our latest Available Affordable Rental Units list is live! Will you find your new home today? alexandriava.gov/housing/info/default.aspx?id=74591
Virginia Housing is now accepting applications for the Virginia Mortgage Relief Program! #COVID19 financial assistance is available through the Virginia Mortgage Relief Program 🏘 for homeowners struggling with #mortgagepayments or other related housing expenses. Apply now for #MortgageRelief 💻 https://bit.ly/3lqIaG4 📞 833-OUR-VMRP #VMRP
Saturday is supposed to be cold and rainy, so why don't you stay inside and attend the latest session in our Condo Education Series? Our friends at Mercer-Trigiani will be talking about the importance of Reserve Studies for Condominium and Homeowners' Associations. The session will be held via Zoom webinar on January 15 9:30-11:30am. Put on your comfy pajamas, grab your favorite hot beverage, and tune in! Register here: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_pXX52GPlSF6nx5TL-fstrw
WEATHER :: Warming centers are now open during the day to provide relief from the cold, and access to power to charge devices and wifi for those in need of the amenities. The following facilities will be available during their regular operating hours: - Charles Houston Recreation Center, 901 Wythe St., 703.746.5552 - William Ramsay Recreation Center, 5650 Sanger Ave., 703.746.5558 - Patrick Henry Recreation Center, 4653 Taney Ave., 703.746.5557 - Lee Center, 1108 Jefferson St., 703.746.5414 Schedules may change, so please call ahead to confirm operating hours. Upon arrival, City staff will screen visitors for COVID-19 symptoms with a questionnaire and temperature check. To prevent the spread of COVID-19, staff and visitors will be required to wear masks, regardless of vaccination status, and maintain 6 feet of distance. They will also be encouraged to either wash hands with soap and water or use hand sanitizer frequently. Enhanced cleaning will be practiced throughout facilities as well. Visit alexandriava.gov for schedule and weather-related updates.
The Office of Housing wishes everyone the happiest of winter holidays and a safe and joyful new year.
Seasonal and Emergency Warming and Cooling Options During the summer and winter months, the City of Alexandria offers several locations as options to those without heating or cooling in their homes.